Warehouse Supervisor

Location: Vancouver, WA

Department: Bays 5-8

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

This is a swing shift position.

Position Purpose: Responsible for the operations and employees of a shift while following all safety policies and procedures to assure safe and efficient work tasks. Coordinate the workflow and employees in the perspective department. Work as a liaison for your employees, to other departments.  Leads crew by setting a good example, while carrying out the tasks set by the Branch Operations Manager.

Major Duties:

  • Responsible for personnel; coordinating hiring, training and cross-training, and conducting team meetings.Collaborate with the Human Resources Department when necessary.
  • Will make sure that all employees meet the safety training requirements and document that training.
  • Responsible for teaching quality procedures to the employees and answering those questions when they arise to ensure that quality and customer expectations are met on every level and every order.
  • All paperwork and computer work orders are properly documented, spreadsheets are maintained, maintenance requests are submitted, and employee documents are up to date.
  • Coordinate the production flow for the metal processing, the handling equipment, and processing stock.
  • Promote safety awareness, accident investigation, and proper accident report submission.
  • Maintain housekeeping standards at a high level at all times. A clean shop is a safe shop.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalent preferred.
  • Reading, basic math, writing skills and computer entry knowledge required. Read English and Metric tape measures.
  • Operate lift truck and overhead crane.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in shipping/receiving/material handling required.
  • Full understanding of purchase order, receiving and shipping procedures.
  • Understanding of material specifications and Sales Order requirements.
  • Current Valid Driver’s License.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred. Forklift experience required, overhead crane experience also preferred, self-motivated, verbal and written communication skills and independent thinker.

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.

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