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Warehouse Supervisor, Ottumwa Branch

Reports to: Branch Manager, Warehouse Manager

Job Summary

This position assists with overall warehouse operations and supervision of warehouse team. Supervise the warehouse in coordination with the warehouse manager, Ottumwa Branch manager and Operations Coordinator. Provide leadership and training to ensure all work is completed in a correct, safe and timely manner. Keeps open communication with Des Moines warehouse, Ottumwa Branch manager and Operations Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  1. Assist the warehouse manager in overseeing warehouse team schedule and assignments.
  2. Provide leadership and training to ensure all work is completed in a correct, safe and timely manner.
  3. Implement and document ongoing warehouse sanitation and safety standards are met in accordance with AIB, Feeding America and local and state regulatory agencies.
  4. Maintain proper information for hazardous material handled in the warehouse
  5. Maintain cleanliness and maintenance of vehicles, equipment and warehouse, report all maintenance needs to Warehouse Manager.
  6. Leads the Food Safety Committee, conduct and document monthly self-inspection of facility and outside grounds. Report findings and recommend corrective action to Warehouse Manager, Ottumwa manager and Operations manager.
  7. Maintain ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification.
  8. Assist in the training of new warehouse staff and work alongside warehouse staff.
  9. Assist the Warehouse Manager in utilization of warehouse as it relates to space, slotting and product flow.
  10. Maintain cleanliness of facility and equipment.
  11. Receive and monitor all incoming inventory in a timely manner, including code dates, shelf-life, and movement of excess product
  12. Conduct monthly inventory.
  13. Coordinate product transfers between Des Moines and Ottumwa warehouses.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises Warehouse Workers and Drivers

Required Skills and Attributes

  1. Commitment to Food Bank of Iowa’s vision, mission and values.
  2. Knowledge of warehouse operations, practices, procedures and standards.
  3. Knowledge of AIB Consolidated Standards for Inspections.
  4. Knowledge of inventory systems.
  5. Excellent written, verbal and listening skills and can interact comfortably with all individuals and groups.
  6. Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and maintain adherence to safety and operational regulations.
  7. Possess professional maturity, credibility, good judgment, integrity and honesty.
  8. Must have an average level of proficiency in MS Office programs. Experience with database systems a plus.
  9. Possess a valid Iowa Driver’s Class B CDL or be willing to acquire in a timely manner.
  10. Ability to lift and/or move items weighing up to 60 pounds consistently, up to 80 – 100 pounds occasionally.
  11. Ability to work inside freezers and coolers with temperatures of -10 to 38 degrees.
  12. Ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working inside and outside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, automobile, floor jack, and fork lift.

To Apply

Send resume (cover letter optional) to Joe Schulz, Branch Manager, at jschulz@foodbankiowa.org. Please, no phone calls.