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2nd Shift Distribution Supervisor

Distribution

 

Location: Fort Worth 

Exemption: Exempt 

Shift: Second 

 

OUR COMPANY:

Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that can be found at national and regional restaurants, hospitals and universities, movie theatres and major retailers in the U.S. and in more than 60 countries. At 15 manufacturing sites across North America, Ventura Foods creates dressings and sauces, mayonnaises, margarines, and oils that help our customers create great-tasting flavors with high-quality ingredients. Those same high-quality ingredients go into our own set of branded products, such as: Marie’s® dressings, LouAna® oils, Dean’s® dips and Gold n’ Soft® spreads. Our company is headquartered in Brea, California with operations across the U.S, Canada, Mexico, the Philippines and Singapore. Regardless of your role, function or location, at Ventura Foods, you'll be part of a supportive team dedicated to helping our customers delight their customers.

Position Summary:

Provide day to day supervision for all operational activities related but not limited to picking and loading of orders; receipt and unloading of inbound orders; warehousing and storage of stock; housekeeping and sanitation; safety, security and quality assurance for all work shifts in distribution; manage drop trailer yard for accuracy and controls including welcome center check in/out processes; and ensure departmental compliance to all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). Supervise department personnel to achieve accurate and complete orders for shipping, maximum labor efficiency, high quality standards and customer satisfaction. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide supervision for the daily efforts in receiving, storing and shipping of all finished products. Provide operational support to Sales Coordinator to reconcile any customer complaints that originated out of department. Support Distribution team efforts through the effective utilization of manpower, equipment and facilities
  • Responsible for the rearrangement of stock layout to best accommodate new product, consolidate existing product and recommend improvements in stock layout which would provide the most efficient flow of work
  • Help coordinate, implement, teach and participate in safety program activities to prevent and or reduce accidents. Provide all required safety training
  • Establish and maintain housekeeping and sanitation practices consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local regulations. Conduct monthly inspections to ensure compliance
  • Assist the Manager in the evaluation of warehouse duties in areas of shipping, receiving, order selecting and clerical and make recommendations to reduce non-productive effort in order to increase productivity
  • Select, hire, train and appraise warehouse personnel to attain the highest standards of service and optimum productivity levels. Assure compliance with all published instructions and procedures related to warehousing matters through regular meetings to cover safety, GMPs, etc.
  • Ensures inventory accuracy by providing for the routine completion of location audits, ensures outbound orders are audited outside of customer specific requirements, investigates order shipping errors and develops corrective actions where required. Oversee the scheduling of all inbound and outbound shipments, maintain logs and prepare documents as necessary. Direct the work of shipping office clerical staff
  • Responsible for following all food safety policies, procedures and regulatory criteria including the current SQF code, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and associated preventive controls
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Travel may be required
Education and Experience:
  • Associate’s Degree in Logistics, Logistics and Transportation or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years of experience in Logistics, Logistics and Transportation
  • Supervisory experience in a warehouse environment preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computer systems including Windows, Microsoft Excel and Word, JDE
  • Hands on working knowledge of distribution, warehousing and transportation disciplines
  • Efficient planning and organization skills, fosters cooperation with and understanding of employees and effective at multitasking and prioritizing

 

Physical Demands:

Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.  Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance.  Additional demands may be required.

 

Work Environment:

In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed.  May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.  May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.

 

Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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