General Description:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for providing direction and management of production operations by supervising staff, organizing and monitoring work flow.

Reports To:

Operations Manager

Job Summary:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for overseeing a wide variety of warehouse activities including receiving raw materials and/or finished goods, coordinating material transfers and maintaining inventory.  People management responsibilities include training, planning and assigning daily work, conducting performance appraisals as requested, addressing performance issues, and resolving problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and assist in daily production warehouse areas including:
    • Organizing and monitoring inventory, using appropriate resources so that product can be easily located
    • Picking production orders
    • Assist with cycle counts
    • Ensuring inventory transactions are accurately logged
    • Maintain clean and safe work environment
  • Measuring and reporting the effectiveness of the department activities
  • Developing and maintaining departmental work instructions for all tasks
  • Establishing or adjusting work procedures to meet warehouse demands as dictated by production schedules and work flow
  • Interpreting company policies to workers and enforcing safety regulations
  • Recommending measures to improve quality of service, increasing efficiency of department and work crew and equipment performance
  • Continuously improve warehouse operations
  • Conferring with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments and serving internal and external customers
  • Oversees warehouse staff by monitoring hours including overtime, which may be required during busy periods
  • Delegate and assign job functions while ensuring efficiency of all warehouse staff
  • Any other duties assigned by Management

Qualifications:

  • Minimum-
  • Education & Experience:  High school degree and three to five years of relevant warehouse experience (including 1+ year of previous supervisory experience), or equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Knowledge of general business computer software and aptitude to learn new software applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to meet physical requirements including: a variety of standing, sitting and walking throughout the day; repeated twisting at the torso while lifting and pulling inventory from shelves; regular lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting of 5-70 pounds, occasional climbing of ladders
  • Forklift operation certification

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft NAV software
  • Experience streamlining processes and eliminating waste to keep costs low while maintaining high quality products or services

Safety:

La Crosse Seed seeks to provide a safe work environment for all its employees. As such, all warehouse job offers are subject to passing a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check within State and Federal guidelines.

 

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