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M.S. Walker Warehouse Supervisor - 3rd Shift in Norwood, Massachusetts

Work a four-day work week!!

M.S. Walker has an immediate opening for a 3rd Shift Warehouse Supervisor. We are looking for a strong leader with at least 3 years of experience supervising a team of 5 or more warehouse employees that can build third-shift employees and hold them accountable. The 3rd Shift Warehouse Supervisor will manage a group of 5-8 individuals that pick or load in their department. Basic computer skills, management experience, and bilingual are helpful skills. We are looking for a strong leader that can motivate employees through communication and KPI's.

M.S. Walker isn’t just one of New England’s premier wine and fine spirits distributors; we are memory makers that help bring families, friends, and communities together to celebrate and gather. Being family owned and operated, we don’t take it lightly when we say we treat our employees like family. Our people are the spirit of M.S. Walker and we’re looking for outstanding contributors to add to our expanding team.

Responsibilities:

Safety

  • Conduct daily warehouse checks (at the beginning and end of the shift) to make sure the warehouse is in good condition.

  • Monitor that all operations are conducted following safety procedures and that the safety of the workers that you are responsible for is of paramount importance.

  • Properly secure and alarm premises when it is your responsibility to do so.

  • Ensure Forklift inspections are being done.

  • Ensure all employees are trained on PIT.

Team Building

  • Supervise, train, and motivate all union employees.

  • Promote team building and a positive workplace culture.

  • Capable of both positive feedback and constructive criticism.

Compliance

  • Implement work pace to ensure goals are met.

  • Properly document all actions of union employees including, but not limited to: absences, lateness, violations of company and contractual rules and regulations.

  • Monitor employee performance and give feedback.

  • Write and conduct reviews for all union personnel.

  • Track employee performance on WMS and WCS. Utilize excel to track.

Communication

  • Attend weekly supervisor meetings and communicate issues/express ideas that could potentially better the warehouse operations.

  • Communicate and relay vital operational information to fellow supervisors and management, in emails or in person.

  • Fill in on the duties and responsibilities of the Warehouse Night Operations Manager on days and times when they are not present.

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of supervising 5+ warehouse employees

  • 3rd shift experience strongly preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Teams, Excel, and Outlook

  • Ability to adapt to changes and multitask in a fast-paced environment

Desirable Skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Knowledge of safety in a warehouse (OSHA certified)

  • Experience with warehouse machines (pallet jack, order picker, reach, and forklift)

  • Knowledge of WMS

  • Experience with project management

  • Bilingual (Creole, French, or Spanish preferred)

  • Conflict resolution experience

Functions necessary to complete the above listed requirements of job description:

Stand: Continuously

Bend/Squat: Occasionally

Climb: Occasionally

Computation Skills: Occasionally

Lift/Carry 0-55 lbs: Frequently

Push/Pull: Occasionally

Reach Overhead: Occasionally

Sit: Occasionally

Use of Computer: Occasionally

Verbal Communication: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Occasionally = 0-2 Hours Daily

Frequently = 3-5 Hours Daily

Continuously = 6-10 Hours Daily

Benefits

We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • Eligible for end of year bonuses

  • Medical & Dental Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Vision coverage through VSP

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off Program

  • Fidelity Investments 401k

  • Disability, Life, Accident & Illness Insurance Packages

  • Discounted Fitness Memberships and other Work/Life Resources

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

  • On-Demand Professional & Leadership Development Through M.S. Walker University

Who we are:

Founded in Boston in 1933, M.S. Walker is a 5th-generation, family-owned wine and spirits importer and distributor, a spirits bottler, and a national supplier. We serve On-Premise and Off-Premise establishments throughout the Northeast, with direct operations in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island and brokerage operations in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. We represent a budding portfolio of wine and spirits nationwide, including our own brands, and we strive to offer the most prestigious portfolio in the industry. M.S. Walker has built our foundation and future on our people – our employees are truly our greatest asset. Our company boasts a diverse pool of exceptionally special team members who each bring their unique skills and experience to the organization.

Mission Statement:

Since 1933, our mission has been firmly rooted in our core values of family, integrity, respect, honesty, and hard work. We are deeply committed to upholding these principles for our team members, customers and suppliers alike. We seek to build and maintain long-lasting relationships based on trust and reliability. By honoring our heritage and embracing innovation, we aim to continuously improve and adapt to meet the evolving needs of our industry, while responsibly contributing to the communities we serve. Together, we strive to elevate the spirit of hospitality and foster a vibrant and respectful culture in all facets of the organization and beyond.

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