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Warehouse Supervisor-Secaucus, NJ

Date: 13-Aug-2019

Location: Secaucus, NJ, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 161240
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Management

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.

The Warehouse Supervisor will 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

* Trend analysis of customers volume to plan resources and MHE on a timely manner


* In depth knowledge of warehouse processes associated with “Best Practices” and Logistics Excellence programs

* Excellent communication and people skills

* Strong customer service orientation

* Management experience

* Detail oriented and a team player

* Excellent and thorough knowledge of warehouse environment, and Warehouse Management System applications

* Extensive experience in office system (Microsoft Excel) Mandatory