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Warehouse Supervisor - Distribution Center in Swedesboro, NJ at Vallen

Date Posted: 5/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Can you successful lead a warehouse team in this supervisor role?

The Opportunity

You will partner with other leadership to ensure continuity of material flow and maximized efficiency through sharing of resources. You will assess incomplete order fill due to internal operations versus out of stock condition. You will participate in the achievement and maintenance of ISO certification. You will develop methods to minimize errors while maintain or improving productivity. You will provide staffing plan based on forecasted volume and adjust manpower staffing as business volumes change. You will develop and maintain high morale work environment. You will develop “continuous improvement” utilizing concepts from associates as well as management. You will provide cost effective operations and maintain a safe work environment for associates. You will target prevention of accidents with highest frequency and severity. You will provide disciplinary action decision for unsafe actions and recognize accident free achievement. You will ensure appropriate associates are cross-trained. You will provide coaching to subordinates. You will review personal development plans for key associates and maintain “Vallen family” orientation. You will maintain protected environment, safeguarding inventory assets and ensure facilities are maintained in proper condition.  The role has a projected start date of August of 2017

About Vallen

Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

Working at Vallen

At Vallen, we are committed to the success of our customers and our co-workers and do what it takes to get the job done right. We work diligently to improve and drive results that create value. We’re hands-on, responsive and team-oriented. We apply our insights, experience and relationships to find the best solution to every challenge. We hold ourselves to be personally accountable to do what we say we will do.

Qualifications & Benefits

  • Supervises and is accountable warehouse operations and associates across multiple Vallen locations
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units to measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Working knowledge of ERP Systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of the Internet
  • Previous forklift/cherry picker experience
  • Basic safety knowledge (i.e., proper lifting techniques, etc.)

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran


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