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Warehouse Supervisor

Date: 09-Jul-2019

Location: Laredo, TX, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 157553
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Entry-level

Office Location: Laredo, TX (LRD), United States

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The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 80 countries, and employs around 15,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Warehouse Supervisor to assist management in leading the warehouse in all operational disciplines and ensure operational excellence, high productivity and customer satisfaction


• Train staff on warehouse procedures, cargo handling, loading/unloading and packing (if applicable)

• Assure adequate and timely training of staff on hazardous materials and regulations

• Inspect hazardous cargo to ensure proper compliance with safety regulations

• Assure compliance with corporate warehouse policies and procedures

• Report to management on any unusual issues regarding shipments

• Recommend changes in procedures in order to improve the warehouse area and operating efficiency

• Monitor and coordinate work flow for freight movement

• Ensure and acknowledge receipt of freight, and provide necessary information to operations staff for further processing

• Assure proper maintenance of shipment records

• Monitor and control warehouse equipment and supplies

• Control/monitor proper documentation and labeling

• Assist management in continuous training and education of the department staff and supervise cross-training

• Monitor vendor compliance with service standards and requirements as per contract terms

• Monitor maintenance of the filing system for the operational departments

• Disciplinary responsibility for the warehouse

• Exception handling by consulting with management


• Excellent and thorough knowledge of warehouse environment and its regulations

• In depth knowledge of warehouse processes

• Excellent communication and people skills

• Management experience

• Strong customer service orientation

• Detail oriented

• Team player


• Fluency in English

• Second language a plus