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Warehouse Supervisor (Night Shift)

Universal Electric Corporation (UEC) is seeking a Warehouse Supervisor for night shift.  The Warehouse supervisor will supervise the warehouse workers who kit and move jobs to feed the production floor and put away jobs returning from production. Responsible for the overall function and productivity of the warehouse and its staff.  This is a night shift position.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain high employee morale
  • Mentor and coach department employees
  • Models high standards of conduct and leadership
  • Ensures that employees are utilizing materials properly and effectively
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all departments of the organization including Production, Planning, Engineering and Shipping
  • Directs the departmental work schedule while utilizing various systems
  • Manage finished and sub kitting boards to ensure work is fed to production floor in order to meet customer orders
  • Oversee quality inspectors, water spiders, kitters and warehouse employees in an effective manner, utilizing employees to best suit business demands as well as cross training individuals to allow flexibility with in the department
  • Responsible for all reporting requirements within the department and any other requests by management
  • Ensure the team is trained to be successful in current role and make recommendations for any professional development employees may need
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on hiring decisions
  • Identifies individual performance opportunities and make recommendations for improvement while ensuring implementation of those improvements
  • Writes and delivers performance appraisals and makes recommendations for merit increases
  • Manages employee staffing levels and adjust as needed when last minute call offs occur or priorities change, escalate as needed
  • Investigate and resolve issues that may interfere with the integrity of the warehouse inventory
  • Promote and adhere to all company policies, guidelines and practices including the SECRIT values

Additional Duties

  • Cross training to work in other functional departments of the plant
  • Ability to work all shifts, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to run reports, effectively present information and respond to questions
  • Ability to learn Dispatch, Syteline and other systems
  • Ability to use MS Outlook, Word and Excel proficiently
  • Ability to coordinate a team and implement departmental initiatives
  • Ability to read engineering drawings, BOMs and Travelers
  • Working knowledge of quality control systems and inventory flow / control
  • Skilled at multi-tasking, prioritizing and great organizational skills
  • Capability to identify, write, and perform corrective action issues
  • Exposure to Lean Manufacturing Concepts preferred
  • Ability to be certified to operate Forklift and/or Crane

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Associate’s Degree preferred
  • 2 years of supervisory/leadership experience
  • 5 years of manufacturing experience preferred

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements

  • The performance of this position requires exposure to the manufacturing areas where, in certain areas, the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and mandatory hearing protection are required.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to lift and carry up to 25lbs
  • Candidate must be able to tolerate height

Note: The above Job Description is representative of the responsibilities and qualifications necessary to be successful in this role. It does not encompass every job duty or responsibility; other tasks may be assigned as necessary. Further the job description does not alter the at-will nature of employment with UEC and does not create a contract of employment.  

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