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Warehouse Supervisor (DC) in Manawa, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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    Manawa, WI
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Manawa DC

Job Type:

Supply Chain Logistics

Job Posting Title:

Warehouse Supervisor (DC)

Job Description:

Supervising the 6AM - 6PM Yellow Days Shift, 2-2-3 Schedule

Job Title:                    Warehouse Supervisor          

Department:              Logistics                     

Reports To:               Assistant Shift Manager (Distribution or Receiving)

FLSA Status:             Exempt

Prepared Date:          April 2014

SUMMARY: Position exists to supervise and direct administrative and warehouse employees, as well as coordinate daily picking, receiving, and shipping activities. 


  • Interpret safety policies/practices to employees including enforcing safe work practices (Tool Box Talks, safe lift operation enforcement etc).  Supports behavioral base safety program (ZIP) and drives for completion of audits/actions.  Ensures lift truck certifications are maintained and personnel are trained/retrained as necessary.
  • Communicate Company policies to hourly team members and train them in standard work practices and procedures for safety, quality, productivity and efficiency.
  • Supervises the picking and loading of customer orders, subcontract orders, return to vendor orders, internal picks, and scrapping/recycling (as applicable to assigned area)
  • Educate employees on proper storage, transportation, and loading techniques. 
  • Prepares employee work assignments and expedites work flow when appropriate.
  • Recommend measures to improve safety, quality, productivity, cost, and equipment.  Use of CI tools and SRC is recommended approach.
  • Maintain warehouse in accordance with BRC standards and enforce product safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Communicate effectively with peers, subordinates, other supervisors and management.
  • Assist employees to correct job skill deficiencies and resolve work related issues through the use of appraisal/performance evaluations, coaching and counseling, conflict resolution, corrective action, and training programs.
  • Participate in continuous improvement events, 5s audits, safety audit corrections, EHS audits.
  • On occasion, perform activities of coworkers supervised.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises 15 to 20 warehouse employees and clerical staff.  Administer supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include participating in interviewing, training employees, planning, safety, assigning and directing work, 5s audit preparation, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or related field preferred.  Associate Degree (in related field) required OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. A background with WMS utilizing bar code scanning, knowledge of inventory control, and a minimum of 2 years work experience in a food warehouse environment are preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as Bill of Ladings, packing slips, and standard operating procedures.  Possess ability to write routine emails and speak effectively with groups of employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Must have the ability to add, subtract, divide, as well as the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as weights and cubic measurements.

REASONING ABILITY:   Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Forklift/Turret Truck Certification

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIORNMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may (depending on the area assigned) be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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