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Warehouse Department Supervisor

Warehouse - Recycling

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Location: Fife, WA, United States
Job ID: 2019-4375

Department Supervisor


FLSA: Non-Exempt


Reports To:  Fife Distribution Center Manager




  • 10 20 associates


Support in unloading, sorting, and loading of product to meet customers requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Working knowledge of OSHA, state and Savers safety regulations and requirements
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, (Word, excel, power point and Outlook)
  • Demonstrated skills in supervision, management, and leadership
  • Ability to adapt to constant operation changes
  • Demonstrated skills in inventory management
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of unloading shipping trailers.
  • Ability to create reports and update appropriate reports
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to make and influence decisions
  • Ability to identify opportunities, work a plan and execute.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to participate, and lead projects
  • Ability to work within Savers culture

Essential Job Functions:


  • Supervises and leads designated department staff. Coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to rotate schedule or work extended hours when needed.
  • Coordinates daily plan with department team.
  • Oversees department quality control
  • Establish working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Daily staff planning for department to meet daily production plan.  
  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials and machinery (conveyor, vertical balers, forklifts, and tractor/trailers).
  • Monitors and reviews all equipment, procedures, and practices to ensure proper safety and work conditions.
  • Participates, and leads department or company-wide projects in support of the company goals and objectives.
  • Facilitates efficient use of warehouse space to maximize floor space.
  • Coordinates and communicates with other supervisors’ daily plan.
  • Assists management TM reviews.
  • Certified forklift operator


Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience


  • Two to three years of warehouse supervisory experience or related supervisory experience that yields the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • 4 - 5 years in warehouse operations and production.
  • Forklift experience a plus


Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to occasionally lift to 70 lbs.
  • Occasionally bend, twist, sit, stand for long periods of time
  • Wear PPE (Vest, hard toe shoes)
  • Exposed to extreme conditions (hot in the summer, cold in the winter)

Other Information:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office, phone, fax machine, desk/lap top computer


Tools and Equipment Used:

  • Forklift
  • Pallet Jack, Balers, and other heavy machinery


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