Warehouse Supervisor

Safeway Auburn, WA
Warehouse Supervisor

Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

Supply Operations Distribution Center located in Auburn, WA, has an opening for a Warehouse Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Plan warehouse work operations in accordance with shipments, received, store orders, perish-ability, and stock rotation requirements.

* Schedule and assign warehouse crew and equipment to meet schedules to handle daily volume efficiently.

* Supervise warehouse crews in a unionized environment.

* Supervise truck loading, order selecting and receiving.

* Ability to coach, train and lead work teams to achieve performance as it relates to specialization in receiving, processing, storage, order assembly or loading.

* Ensure adherence to Safeway policies, procedures and practices.

* Take inventories as required. Report and clear indications of "out of stock" or "overstocked" conditions developing.

* Administrative duties as related to warehouse functions.

* Design, monitor, and maintain a safe working environment through compliance of safety programs.

* Supervise minor maintenance and sanitation as needed.

* Involved in and recommend hiring, promotions, terminations, performance appraisals and labor standards.

* Maintain a high level of customer service for retail and public customers.

* Cultivate a positive and innovative work environment.

* Strive for fast continuous systematic planned improvement.

Qualifications:

* 4 year college degree in Logistics, Business, or related field preferred.

* 3-5 years experience in warehousing.

* 2-4 years previous supervisory experience in warehousing preferred.

* Understanding of warehouse regulations regarding quality and safety.

* Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility.

* Good analytical and problem solving skills.

* Considerable initiative and frequent analysis necessary in daily work.

* Excellent customer service skills with both internal and external customers.

* Proven ability to define performance measures related to the business and hold associates accountable for the same.

* Ability to analyze cost performance data to improve operations and reduce costs.

* Strong interpersonal, communication, and team building skills.

* Must possess the following traits: proactive, risk taker, change agent and strong sense of courage.

* Must be comfortable at giving and receiving open feedback.

* Able to supervise a medium size group of warehouse employees.

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

* Willingness to work evenings, night shifts, weekends and holidays.

Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting www.CareersAtSafeway.com on your computer or mobile device.

Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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