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Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Linden, NJ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking

Description

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Position Summary:

-Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and innovation?

-Do you have a proven ability to supervise processes as well as activities and tasks?

-Do have a demonstrated ability and desire to succeed, grow, learn, and apply new skills?

-Do you a have proven record to motivate, engage, coach, and communicate with team members?

-Do you have a demonstrated ability to drive process improvement and lead change? 

Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals. We are seeking an Operations Supervisor to provide leadership to a group of hourly associates (selectors, auditors, replenishers, etc.) at our Linden, NJ warehouse. The schedule will be Sunday-Thursday from 6pm until loads complete. This grocery warehouse does case picking in dry, fridge, and freezer environments. The chosen candidate will have grocery/food experience in a case-picking distribution center, and will have hands-on experience with a warehouse management system.  Daily responsibilities are to provide operational leadership to hourly workforce to ensure the execution of daily tasks and activities in a manner consistent with customer expectations.  Supervises processes directly including workforce and equipment scheduling.

Major Responsibilities: 

Safety:

-Provide associates with communication, training, feedback, and direction to ensure safe performance.

-Ensure compliance with documented policies and procedures.

People:

- Assign work and communicate performance expectations that are specific and measurable.

- Monitor attendance, productivity, and other performance markers and provide counseling and/or recognition to associates as needed.

Operations:

- Supervise logistics operations including receiving, putaway, replenishment, picking, loading, and inventory control.

-Evaluate and look for way to improve preferred work methods to increase productivity of warehouse operations.

-Assist in new associate training.

-Complete all necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate fashion. Other projects and tasks as assigned

 -2 years warehouse supervision experience required

-High School Diploma or equivalent required

-Bachelor's Degree preferred

-­Strong communication skills required

­-Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook and Excel preferred

­-Will be able to demonstrate ownership & responsibility to run the operation with a sense of urgency

­-Will be able to connect and build relationships with associates

­-Will be able to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills

­-Will be able to manage through a problem and think and make decisions independently

-Experience with a warehouse management system is essential;  inventory management system preferred

-Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

-Will complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms.  The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About Penske Logistics

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.


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