Full responsibility for 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.Â
Responsible for hiring and training stock clerk staff. Enforces established work procedures to ensure work continuity and inventory accountability.
Full authority to administer corrective action procedures per University guidelines.
Updates/establishes written work guidelines and procedures in collaboration with peer managers.
Provides daily guidance for other production staff.Â
Manages production area inventory controls.Â
Hires, evaluates, and conducts performance evaluations.
Plans and assigns work; exercises quality and quantity controls.
Maintains shipping and receiving activities and records. Resolves related shipping, receiving, and distribution problems. Coordinates with vendors and Budget to ensure that quality and pricing of supplies and equipment meet expectations.
Responsible for daily operation and regular maintenance of shipping & receiving equipment; authorizes purchase of operating necessities; determines need and orders repair service.
Performs other related work as needed.
High School Diploma (required)
At least two years of publishing experience, preferably in books.
Working knowledge in a warehouse environment, preferably in a supervisory role.
Three years experience supervising or coordination work in a production environment.
Excellent writing skills, 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.
Proficient 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.
Cover Letter (required)
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