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Warehouse Supervisor

Date: 07-Jun-2019

Location: Laredo, TX, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 159731
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Professional

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

Start Date: 04/01/2019

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