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Expeditors Warehouse Operations Supervisor in Peabody, Massachusetts

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals

  • 250+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems

Scope of Position

Oversee warehouse personnel and procedures, as well as daily operations within the facility. To be a good communicator with peers on a daily basis, as well as communicate upstream. To oversee and manage all inbound and outbound activity with energy, leadership, vision, support and professionalism.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

· Workload distribution

· Provide leadership to subordinates

· Uphold all policies and procedures to the highest level

· Focus on process and process improvement initiatives

· Motivate and encourage employees to achieve the highest level of success in the work place

· Ensure quality through use and adherence to policies and procedures

· Scheduling of warehouse personnel, as well as scheduling vacation requests

· Ensure compliance of governing authorities

· Look for creative means to provide a successful operation

· Good interpersonal skills, good computer skills

· Ensure inbound freight is offloaded in a timely, efficient and orderly manner

· Ensure all freight is on handed and put away per required facility means utilizing all system technology

· Hold regular warehouse updates and safety meetings

· Provide an extremely clean and safe warehouse on a daily basis

· Ensure all warehouse equipment is in proper operating condition

· Oversee warehouse supply needs

· Become an expert at inhouse transportation management systems as well as Warehouse Management Systems

· Oversee a workboard and prioritize tasks accordingly

· Any job as assigned by management

Experience and Education

· High school degree or equivalent

· Three years warehouse agent experience

· Must become Dangerous Goods Certified within 6 months of hire

· Must become a certified screener within 3 months of hire

· Must be able to read, count accurately, do simple math (add, subtract, divide, multiply) and write legibly. Must be capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

· Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis. Must be able to use proper lifting techniques. The ability to follow directions with emphasis on safety is extremely important. Must be able to handle stress caused in meeting deadlines with tight scheduling requirements. Must be able to shift priorities easily. Must be able to use hands and feet simultaneously and for repetitive movements.

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.