Warehouse Supervisor

DB Schenker - Shippensburg, PA


*Position Description Summary: This is a night shift position 7pm-7am schedule.

Responsible for scheduling, coordinating and measuring operations within a warehouse facility. Measure standard operating processes within facility. Work from customer business schedules, develop daily schedules and measure performance to schedules.

Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

  • Establish and maintain warehouse operational infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain ISO level operation guidelines and metrics
  • Develop and monitor productivity standards
  • Develop and maintain efficient, cost effective operations layout
  • Establish and maintain daily operating schedules
  • Coordinate daily cycle counts
  • Develop and maintain an internal training center within operation
  • Present facility operations to prospective customers
  • Ensure a safe working environment through consistent practice of safety programs and procedures
  • Select and place staff, ensure staff receives training for job activities, and define specific job assignments. Manage performance to ensure required levels of productivity and achievement of organizational objectives

The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Working Environment:

Assignment Complexity - Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situation or data requires review of identifiable factors. Exercise judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Act as advisor to unit or sub-units, become actively involved as required to meet schedules or resolve problems.

Accountability – Provide immediate supervision or assign tasks to a unit or group of employees. May provide general or direct supervision to skilled nonexempt employees. A portion of time may be spent performing individual tasks.

Impact of Decisions – Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will cause delays in schedules.

Working Relationships – Frequently interact with subordinates, outside customers, and/or functional peer groups at various management levels. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects/schedules, etc.

Scope – Receive assignments in form of objectives with goals and process to meet goals outlined. Provide guidance to employees according to established policies and management guidance. Work is reviewed by management to measure achievement of objectives. Administer company policies that directly affect subordinate employees.

Essential Functions:

Must be able to pass any federal/state/local government, airport, or company-required background checks, clearances, and/or drug and alcohol tests.

Knowledge and Skills (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel)*:
*This is a supervisory position. Strong interpersonal and analytical skills required. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred. Generally prefer 2-4 years of related supervisory experience.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Analysis Skills: 1 year (Preferred)
  • supervisory: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Others