Company Overview: U.S. Spice Mills is a major supplier of pure spices in the U.S. food industry since 1986. We are proud to provide high quality spices to large food producers of national brands that you know and love. As we continue to grow and expand, we are looking for a dedicated Warehouse Coordinator to join our team.
As a Warehouse Coordinator for U.S. Spice Mills, Inc. you will play a crucial role in the efficient and effective management of our distribution center. You will ensure the precise receiving of raw materials, maintain an organized warehouse environment, and guarantee the successful shipment of finished goods to our valued customers in accordance with their specifications.
Raw Materials Management:
- Coordinate and oversee the unloading of containers to ensure safe and accurate receipt of raw materials.
- Inspect raw material deliveries for accuracy against purchase orders and check for damages or discrepancies.
- Ensure the raw materials are stored in the designated areas following storage requirements to maintain product quality and shelf life.
- Update and maintain a tracking system for raw materials inventory, ensuring regular stock rotations and minimizing wastage.
- Warehouse Organization and Maintenance:
- Implement and oversee a logical and efficient layout for raw material storage and finished product staging.
- Periodically review storage strategies and make adjustments as needed for seasonal changes or business requirements.
- Ensure regular housekeeping practices are upheld to maintain a clean, organized, and safe warehouse environment.
- Manage and track warehouse equipment, ensuring regular maintenance and safety checks.
- Finished Goods Management:
- Coordinate with production and sales teams to ensure timely and accurate picking and packing of finished products.
- Inspect finished goods for packaging quality and ensure they match customer specifications before shipment.
- Schedule shipments and liaise with transportation providers to guarantee on-time deliveries.
- Maintain an up-to-date record of shipped products and manage return or damage claims, ensuring swift resolutions.
- Team Coordination and Training:
- Train warehouse staff on best practices, safety protocols, and the use of equipment and software.
- Organize and delegate tasks to warehouse personnel, ensuring efficiency and compliance with processes.
- Foster a collaborative work environment and escalate any issues to upper management as needed.
- Continuous Improvement:
- Review and assess warehouse processes periodically, suggesting improvements to enhance efficiency and reduce costs.
- Stay updated on industry best practices and new technologies, making recommendations for tools or methods that can benefit operations.
Minimum of 2 years experience in a warehouse coordination or management role, preferably in the spice or food industry.
Proficient with warehouse management software and inventory control systems.
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
Great attention to detail and good basic math skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage a team effectively.
Knowledge of safety protocols and regulations in a warehouse setting.
Bilingual in English and Spanish is beneficial.
Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs.
Comfortable standing or walking for extended periods.
Capable of operating warehouse equipment, such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
At U.S. Spice Mills, Inc., we believe in creating an inclusive environment where every team member plays a pivotal role in our success. If you are detail-oriented, a team player, and passionate about ensuring product quality from raw material to the customer, we want to hear from you.