Supervisor I Distribution

Geneva, New York

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?

Oversee daily operation of Distribution center and staff whilereceiving, storing, picking, packing, and shipping Truckload, LTL, and parcelorders. Manage and maintain order activity via a warehouse managementsystem. Drive continuous improvement through department by refiningcurrent procedures and/or implementing new procedures supported by datacollection and analysis. Train, motivate, and support a team ofDistribution personnel.

Essential Functions:

  • Assign and supervise the daily activities of the Shipping Department; supervise the work of packers in all job responsibilities; perform evaluations and counseling as needed; motivates employees to perform at the highest potential.
  • Manage workload to complete necessary work within the month/year to help meet budgeted sales goals.
    Insure customer orders are picked/packed correctly and have proper shipping papers. This will include performing back-orders.
  • Schedule the daily shipments with truckload and less-than-truckload carriers to meet shipping objectives and customer requirements.
  • Purchase/order required shipping resources for the department (pallets, packing filler, tape, packing slips, etc.)
  • Insure all internal manufacturing requests are fulfilled in a timely fashion.
  • Resolves labor shortages for shipping by coordinating with other department supervisors for additional support.
  • Ensure the overall cleanliness, organization, and security of the shipping area; conduct a nightly check at the shift end to insure doors are locked and lights are out (as applicable).
  • Responsible for assisting Darien personnel in resolving customer complaints and problems resulting from mis-shipped orders. Many times this function will require direct communication with customers and arranging special order shipments to resolve these complaints.
  • Communicate daily with personnel from Distributor Support, Sales, Marketing, Planning, Manufacturing and customers to expedite and resolve problems relating to customer orders.
  • Updates procedure and personnel training necessary to maintain ISO 9001 certification.
  • Handles special projects as assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • AssociatesDegree or equivalent related experience.
  • Three to four years additional related shipping experience withsupervisory skills preferred.
  • Strong PCskills are required, and experience with a Warehouse Management System ispreferred.
  • Ability/desire to collect andanalyze data in support of project related activities.
  • Excellent communication skills a must

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

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