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Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals. We are seeking an Operations Supervisor to provide leadership at our brand new 700k square foot facility in Alburtis, PA. There are two positions available. The first position will be Monday-Thursday from 6am-4:30pm. The second position will be Friday-Sunday from 5:30pm-6am.
Provide operational leadership to individual contributors and hourly workforce to ensure the execution of daily tasks and activities including loading/unloading of trailers and customer service operations in a manner consistent with company services and cost objectives. Supervise most processes directly including workforce and equipment scheduling. Responsible for making corrective action and disciplinary decisions up to written warning level. Involved in the hiring process and customer meetings as necessary.
Ensure day-to-day management and associate activities are in alignment with the location safety strategy
Provide associates with communication, training, feedback, and direction to ensure safe performance
Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures
Conduct safety observations
Establish and sustain that all supervisors and associates are trained and competent and understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives
Establish and sustain that performance standards are communicated that are specific and measurable
Interview hourly associates and provide recommendations for hire
Monitor attendance, productivity, and other performance standards and provide coaching and counseling to associates
Motivate and engage associates by focusing on team accomplishments and recognition
Supervise logistics operations including customer service, freight loading and unloading, and proper documentation and procedure control
Conduct team meetings
Evaluate and recommend changes in preferred work methods to increase productivity of warehouse operations. Assist in new associate training
Provide relief coverage for operational duties when supervisors utilize time-off or are absent from the shift
Have a thorough working knowledge of the site's operating systems in order to ensure operational compliance and correct exception resolution
Complete all necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate fashion
Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures such as, inventory accuracy and control, returns, damages, etc.
Understand the relationship between decision-making and profitability
Closely manage associates' working hours and activities to minimize overtime and to meet or exceed productivity targets
Understand the location-specific customer goals & objectives and work to meet and exceed these expectations daily
Ensure the customer knows that we are committed to helping them meet their objectives
Determine areas that could benefit from Continuous Improvement efforts
Properly plan work assignments to ensure effective use of warehouse equipment
Work with hourly associates to ensure they understand safe and efficient operation of equipment
Work with vendors to ensure equipment is maintained
Other projects and tasks as assigned by the manager
-High School Diploma or equivalent required
-Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Supply Chain Management or other related degree preferred
-Focus on safety is essential
-Strong written/oral communication and organizational skills are required
-Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint in a business environment required
-Understanding of cost controls and financial performance required
-Can multi-task by different functions
-Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
Work Locations: 7132 Daniels Drive Allentown, PA 18106
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Allentown
Job: Logistics/Supply Chain
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain
Req ID: 2101440
Internal Number: 2101440
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