Supports workflow supervision of 30+ stock clerks.
Develops a comprehensive understanding of the various production area work processes to effectively allocate and reallocate our labor resources as production circumstances evolve during the course of the work day.
Provides training to stock clerk staff. Enforces established work procedures to ensure work continuity and inventory accountability.
Assists warehouse manager in the corrective action process per University guidelines. Works with Warehouse Production Manager and CDC Management to collaboratively update/establish written work guidelines and procedures.
Provides daily guidance for other production staff.Â
Manages production area inventory controls.Â
Tracks and influences correspondence with the Chicago Distribution Center regarding inventory matters and best practices. Coordinates with staff of client presses to achieve inventory goals. Responds to inquiries and proactively researches and resolves inventory issues.
Acts as a liaison with file storage services for campus offices and the inventory reduction program. Coordinates local deliveries of stock and arranges for storage of sensitive files.
Performs other related work as needed.
High school diploma.
At least three years of publishing experience, preferably in books.
Three years experience supervising or coordinating work in a production environment.
At least 7 years experience in a warehouse environment, preferably in a supervisory or lead role.
Word-processing experience and the ability to work with and understand complex computer reports.Â
Technical Skills and Knowledge:
Microsoft Office skills and experience in Warehouse Management systems.
Background with material handling equipment a plus.
Understanding or warehouse Pick, Pack and Ship best practices.Â
Manage union employees and interact with managers from other warehouse departments.
Stand for extended periods and exist in a warehouse environment.
Lift 40 pounds at a time.
Perform other standard warehouse functions as needed.
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