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Warehouse Supervisor

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work

At our Baltimore, MA facility we are part of the Fleishman’s Vinegar division and hundreds of different products for Kerry and our retail customers. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you. We are looking for someone to help us keep things running!

What you'll do

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinates and directs the final preparation and shipping of all out-bound goods in order to make pickups and deliveries in an efficient and timely manner.  Handles all related administrative duties.  Manages activities of purchasing raw materials and packaging materials at the optimal price and delivery cycle while maintaining lowest possible inventory levels.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Selects and contracts with common carriers when needed.
  • Route and schedule in-bound freight.
  • Negotiate rate with common carriers to ensure that lowest possible freight charges are incurred.
  • Audits all freight charges; files claims on overcharges.
  • Files claims on shortages, damages, and overages.
  • Supervise a crew of three (4) persons in drumming, bulk loading and unloading.
  • Supervises the cutting of shipped material to specification strength.
  • Supervises the final testing of shipped material and the writing of certificates of analysis.
  • Trains new staff members, supervises and conducts performance appraisals of staff.
  • Maintains accurate records on the movement of goods.
  • Works closely with Customer Service Representatives to insure that customer needs are met.
  • Manage activities of purchasing raw materials and packaging materials.
  • Maintains lowest possible inventory levels on raw materials and packaging materials.
  • Prepares recommendations as appropriate.

Performs other related tasks as assigned.

What you'll need

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statements(s)

  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and accountability for his / her actions
  • Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace
  • Communication – Oral and Written -  Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Decision Making – Ability to make critical decisions, occasionally under pressure, while following company procedures. Ability to plan ahead and anticipate future needs several months in advance.
  • Critical Thinking – Ability to critically and logically determine the proper path for development of convoluted decision trees.
  • Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution, based on root causes and taking into account interconnected plant and regulatory requirements and to deal proactively with work related problems.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Organized – Must have good organizational and administrative skills.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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