Warehouse Supervisor in Chicago, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Warehouse Supervisor

Supervise daily warehouse functions of picking, packing and manifesting functions for a distribution company. Ensure that orders are processed with a high level of accuracy. Supervise and develop the warehouse team to provide excellent customer service.


  • Supervise the warehouse team on day to day assignments.
  • Responsible for hiring to ensure we have the right labor in place to meet demand.
  • Issues work assignments based on volume of work and follows through to assure completion of tasks by deadlines
  • Ensure steady work flow through the warehouse by checking progress of team and, if needed, adjusting manpower to increase efficiency.
  • Oversees branch transfer orders to surrounding Chicagoland branch locations.
  • Maintain daily production and accuracy records.
  • Develop weekly and monthly training programs for warehouse staff.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationship with all departments within the company.
  • Develop proficiency with Epicor warehouse management system.
  • Track, maintain and ensure associates have the equipment needed to perform their work.
  • Maintains daily production and accuracy records.
  • Ensure that safety, security and housekeeping policies are maintained.
  • Properly report, investigate, and implement corrective actions to resolve quality and safety problems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including special projects.

Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience as a supervisor of manager in a distribution operation.
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish, preferred.
  • Experience managing 15+ hourly workers including temporary, part-time and full-time associates.
  • College degree preferred but not required.
  • Strong general knowledge of all warehousing operations.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Solid computer skills with the ability to read and interpret reports.
  • Ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions. Warehouse environment can be hectic, demanding and fast paced.
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter mentality who is motivated and goal-oriented.
  • Excellent problem solver with an eye for detail who is able to resolve issues quickly.
  • Able to work weekends and holidays, if needed.

Chicago, IL

1st shift

Permanent with full benefits


Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.