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Warehouse Supervisor - Wire - Swing Shift in San Leandro, CA at Independent Electric Supply

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Independent Electric Supply, Inc. (IES) opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, IES operates 16 electrical supply branches in the Northern California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coast and 7 locations throughout Arizona.  IES focuses on traditional electrical supply with dedicated specialists in lighting, switchgear, wire management, tool & safety, renewable energy and enhance logistics solutions to meet specific customer needs.  Employing more than 525 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space, IES is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.

In August 2011, IES was acquired by Sonepar USA consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

Plan, organize, supervise and participate in the operations and activities of the CDC; train, assign, supervise and evaluate assigned staff.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in daily warehouse operation and activities, including the receipt, documentation, storage, safety and distribution of equipment and supplies and maintenance of inventory.
  • Train, motivate, supervise, monitor and evaluate the performance of assigned warehouse employees; assign workloads to warehouse workers and maintain personnel structure and staffing levels.
  • Receive, unpack, pack, load, issue, store and deliver materials, supplies or equipment to other departments; complete packing slips for shipments as assigned.
  • Pick, pack and prepare orders for delivery; load vehicles; Supervise and oversee auditing of orders. Audit orders when needed or assigned.
  • Supervise the processing of requisitions and requests to invoice for reimbursements of warehouse codes; complete requisitions for needed materials to assure adequate stock levels.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and logs and prepare reports as required; maintain inventory of items in the warehouse; file records as required;
  • Monitor automated warehousing system; operate a computer to enter data, correct errors and control key screens as required.
  • Operate and demonstrate use of specialized warehouse equipment as necessary; assure proper and routine maintenance and servicing of warehouse vehicles and equipment.
  • Observe health and safety regulations; maintain warehouse in a clean, safe and orderly condition.
  • Assist management in establishing warehouse standards and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skills

Knowledge of:

  • Warehousing and stock control methods and procedures.
  • Methods of receiving, inspecting and issuing materials.
  • Materials, equipment and supplies used in an electrical distribution warehouse.
  • Operation of a forklift and other assigned vehicle and equipment.
  • Warehouse operations, procedures, equipment and terminology.
  • Space utilization and inventory techniques.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Inventory methods and practices.
  • Principles and practices of training and providing work direction.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
    Ability to:
  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in the operations and activities of the Warehouse.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate personnel.
  • Utilize space efficiently and effectively.
  • Maintain inventory.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Operate warehouse vehicles, machines and equipment.
  • Receive, issue, store and return warehouse stock and supplies.
  • Lift, move, sort and store objects.
  • Learn to operate a computer terminal and warehouse-related software.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Work overtime when needed.