Warehouse Supervisor
Company: ITW - Polymers Sealants
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Management, Administrative / Clerical, General, Skilled & Trades, Manufacturing, Warehouse
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 3/28/2020

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing, and monitoring the company’s domestic and international shipping and receiving functions as well as for the storage and distribution of all items received. The Supervisor will be responsible for providing logistical support for warehouse functions through ensuring that shipping and receiving procedures are followed and that positive relations are managed with a diverse group of customers, vendors and internal contacts within the organization.


  • Prepares outgoing orders or incoming materials following all proper procedures
  • Investigate shipping, receiving or inventory errors and customer complaints
  • Maintain employee attendance and corrective action records
  • Tracking of assigned performance metrics and monitor daily employee activities
  • Warehouse documents record keeping including all documents related to shipping and receiving activities.
  • Direct the flow of documents to ensure that all involved departments are aware of shipments and ensures that completed bills of lading and daily shipment reports are disbursed to the proper departments.
  • Develops training plans for personnel and executes plan
  • Participates in weekly inventory cycle counts and annual physical inventory
  • Process Fedex and UPS small parcel shipments
  • Works closely with customer service personnel and communicates the status of customer orders daily
  • Schedule, authorize and organize all freight carriers
  • Maintain relationships with preferred carriers
  • Prepare export documentation and coordinate export air and ocean shipments
  • Ensures housekeeping is kept in accordance with 5S policies and procedures
  • Supervises Shipping and Receiving personnel
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills required (Word, Excel, Power Point), with experience with specialized inventory and sales support software highly desirable (e.g. Jomar).
  • Current knowledge of hazardous material regulations (DOT, IATA, IMDG)
  • Good Math, Record Keeping, Problem Solving & Communication skills
  • Assign work and monitor productivity, develop departmental policy and submit for approvals
  • Demonstrated experience with the operating characteristics of a comprehensive warehousing program, including shipping and receiving materials, proper and orderly storage, optimum space utilization and stock inventory procedures.
  • Demonstrated work experience with principles and procedures of record keeping, supervision and training, and with proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations regarding transportation policies.
  • Ability to interpret SDS's and understand Hazardous Identification System.


  • Associates degree in business or related discipline from an accredited two-year college preferred.
  • One (1) to three (3) years increasingly responsible experience in material control, including one year of supervisory or lead responsibility in a warehousing.
  • Three (3) or more years in a Supervisory role overseeing warehouse operations (preferably in an industry related environment).
  • Detailed Oriented & Production Process Knowledge


  • A manufacturing area with limited heat or air conditioning.
  • Conditions may be cold or extremely hot and humid.
  • Exposure to the hazards of moving equipment, high voltage, and moving mechanical parts that require use of Personal Protective Safety Equipment (PPE’s) including steel toed shoes, and safety goggles.

Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) engaged in the following activities:

  • Standing or walking.
  • Using hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms to reach, grasp, and bend, flexing arms and wrist; turning torso and head.
  • Verbal communication, talk and hear.
  • Regular lifting, moving and/or carrying of material between eighty (80) and one hundred (100) lbs.
  • Close distance and long-range vision


  • Mid-Year and Annual Performance Review

Houston, TX
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