Warehouse Supervisor

Spectrum Brands - Birmingham, AL (30+ days ago)3.6


Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders' hardware, faucets, and commercial locksets and doors, with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™, EZSET®, and Tell. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister), and #1 in U.S. retail commercial locksets. Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia. HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.

Job Summary

Directly supervises employees in the Warehouse/Shipping & Receiving and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; coaching, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing concerns, resolving problems and strive for continuous improvement.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Plan, directs and oversees the accomplishment of assigned work through subordinate Leads to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining product quality.
Enforces conformance to specifications and compliance to work instructions to meet customer orders.
Oversees the coordination of distribution schedules and estimates the overall requirements for completion of job assignment.
Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
Monitor inventory levels and communicate low levels concerns to buyers to prevent stock outs.
Organize and participate in physical inventory counts.
Reviews sales orders and interprets specifications of job orders. Assigns duties and adjusts workload as needed.
Confirm accuracy of materials prepared for shipment against information contained in picking lists.
Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product, using continuous improvement methods.
Drives changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
Motivates workers to achieve work goals.
Maintains time and production records, including housekeeping, material variance, inventory requirements and downtime database and communication from other Warehouses.
Collaborates with other Leads, Department Heads and Account Representatives to coordinate activities of individual departments and resolve customer related issues.
Perform the same work duties as those supervised or perform more difficult or skilled tasks to assist in their performance.
Additional duties/projects as required.

Education and Experience Profile
Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree from a college or university; or
High School Diploma with 4 years equivalent experience

Required Skills
3-5 years working experience in a manufacturing, warehouse or similar industrial environment
2-3 years in a supervisory or leadership role
Strong communication, time management and organizational skills are needed
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ERP experience is preferred
Must be willing to work independently as well as in a team environment

Work Environment

Working conditions are normal for a non-climate controlled warehouse environment.

Constant walking, standing, bending, twisting, pulling, reaching, and stooping.