Warehouse Supervisor

Lex Products
Job Description
Lex Products has an opening for a Warehouse Supervisor in our Shelton, CT facility.  The Warehouse Supervisor leads the Warehouse/Shipping/Receiving team in a manner that optimizes their efficiency and accuracy.       
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Complete warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Lead, supervise and coordinate daily warehouse activities and warehouse team towards company and departmental goals.
  • Maintain positive employee relations and foster an environment of teamwork. 
  • Encourage consistency of methods and performance within the group to enable team members to contribute as effectively as possible within their individual “product teams” and overall within Lex.
  • Oversee physical and electronic inventory transactions throughout the organization; including, incoming materials, picking and kitting parts, and transferring material between facilities and non-Lex addresses.
  • Ensure items are consigned accurately and safely.
  • Achieve and maintain accurate raw material and finished goods inventories at 98% or more.
  • Maintain cycle count process to monitor inventory accuracy
  • Participate in job safety analysis, accident and near miss investigations.
  • Set warehouse security standards to achieve and maintain a safe and theft free environment.
  • Achieve financial objectives by adhering to department budget goals. 
  • Utilize Lean tools including Kaizen and 5S to enhance work processes.
  • Lead and manage continuous improvements regarding safety, quality, productivity, and cost reductions.
  • Establish, monitor and meet metrics and present update reports to Director of Supply Chain.
  • Maintain positive employee relations and foster an environment of teamwork. 
  • Establish and maintain weekly RAP meetings with Team Leads and Coordinators to implement improvements in methods, systems and communications to support and achieve goals and objectives.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
 
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Requirements:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required but do not constitute the complete list of everything that may help one be successful in this role.
  • 4 Year related college degree and/or the equivalent from hands on employee management experience.
  • 2 plus years’ experience in supervising material and warehouse workers, planning work schedules and handling employee relations issues.
  • Must have manufacturing experience; a working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles including Kaizen and 5S is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of inventory control procedures – cycle counts, maintaining appropriate inventory levels.
  • Should have a proven track record of driving measurable and sustainable improvements within a warehouse setting.
  • Ability to guide and motivate work teams in meeting department and company goals and objectives.
  • Ability to maintain inventory data and quickly investigating and resolving discrepancies.
  • Team player with demonstrated, effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written) in English.  Spanish is a plus. 
  • Ability to effectively and accurately maintain electronic date in ERPs and other systems and practiced at using MS Office programs.
  • Experience in meeting customer requests while adapting to sudden changes in the work environment.
  • Ability to work with a high level of urgency while keeping the workforce calm and on task.
  • Ability to maintain data to support company production strategies and goals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and find effective solutions to complex and varied workplace issues.
  • Ability to carry out tasks and promote a safe work environment.
  • Effective organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to stand and walk for a long time in a day.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to work extra hours as required.
 Lex Products LLC
 
Lex Products LLC is a leading manufacturer of innovative power distribution and control systems designed to withstand rough use and harsh environments.  Through Lex’s portable power systems (including distribution boxes, cable assemblies, work lighting, cable protectors, etc.) we provide our entertainment, industrial and military customers the energy needed to successfully accomplish their goals. To learn more, see our web site at www.lexproducts.com.
 
 
Lex Products is an EOE/AA Employer
Lex Products is a Drug Free Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities who can perform the position’s essential job functions.
 
EMPLOYEE REFERRALS
If you were referred to this job by a current Lex/LexTM3 employee please note who referred you with your application submission.  

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