Warehouse Supervisor

Logistics/Supply Chain/Distribution/Transportation Bakersfield, California


The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for the effective and consistent management of the factory supply chain areas, as well as consistently suppling production through effective planning and staffing. They will coordinate all duties of the area including, but not limited to, improving safety, reducing costs, improving quality, and maximizing departments effectiveness through short- and long-term planning. This will be achieved by ensuring the factory supply chain teams are effectively coordinated and managed, through having a clear knowledge and understanding of requirements, attention to detail and providing all teams with inspiration, guidance & motivation.


Role and Activity

  • Ensure supply chain area is clean, always organized and operating under control
  • Build and develop teams
  • Correct allocation and use of labor, using crewing plans, registers, and break timings – no slack
  • Perform a root cause analysis and provide a solution to any issue
  • Maintain consistent skill coverage across all shifts, re-balance shifts where necessary
  • Ensure an effective shift hand over between supply chain teams, and that all issues are reported effectively
  • Ensure the team has the tools needed to do the job, everything is in its place, and there is no clutter
  • Drive the supply chain process to meet demand of production while maintaining quality, and food safety
  • Manage, monitor, and control waste, labor and downtime to ensure that factory spend, and product costs are within budgeted requirements
  • Communicate effectively with all the teams, through meetings, memos, and team briefings on a regular basis
  • Carry out regular appraisals with your team and to ensure that performance and effective training is taking place throughout the warehouse on a regular basis
  • Proactively look for areas of improvement and adopt techniques and practices that ensure there is a quality environment in supply chain
  • Ensure that health and safety requirements are fully met and that a positive safety culture is maintained throughout the factory
  • Ensure that you walk the talk and use the looking eyes, and attend to the issues as and when they happen
  • Take ownership of audit corrective actions and drive a culture of the team identifying and actioning before the auditor
  • Ensure that new & seasonal recruits are managed & inducted effectively
  • Identify, develop, and deliver needed improvement plans for the department
  • Promote the Froneri culture of employees being owners rather than just employees
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are successfully completed



The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of progressive experience in a warehouse environment. Supervisory/People Leader experience, and manufacturing warehouse experience preferred, but not required.