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Warehouse Supervisor, 1st Shift

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Reference #: 1851

Job Information:

Are you ready to take your career to the next level and help start up a brand new facility for a well-established distributor?  Do you enjoy leading and developing a team to help them achieve a common goal?  Are you looking for a career opportunity at a well-established and rapidly growing company? If so, this may the opportunity for you!  Phillips Pet is growing and adding a brand new Distribution Center in the Cedar Rapids area!  As the Operations Supervisor, you will oversee the warehouse staff and assist the DC Manager in getting this new location up and running! 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the supervision of operations in one or more departments or functional areas of the facility.  The position assures the adequate and timely distribution of goods to attain maximum sales potential consistent with sound inventory practices and controls.  Coordinates and closely aligns with Sales, Customer Care, Supply Chain and Category Management to meet or exceed customer expectations and or requirements.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to model and manage by the Company’s core values

  • Participates in the hiring, training, development and performance management of personnel in accordance with established Company and governmental policies, procedures and practices

  • Coordinates and executes employee training, retention, and hiring programs in accordance with establish Company programs and policies

  • Ensures the “open door/open floor” policy as well as the zero tolerance policies are strictly enforced and encouraged.

  • Trains associates and ensures compliance with all company Safety policies and practices;  Identifies and eliminates hazards

  • Responsibilities may include oversight of receiving, picking, loading operations, as well as transportation, inventory control and quality.   Accountability for the productivity levels of employees, tracking/analyzing product expiration dates to prevent shipments of short-dated and expired product, overseeing cycle counts, tracking and analyzing customer returns/credits, in-house damages/write-offs, ensuring the accuracy of intercompany transfers, compliance and recalls, control and maintenance of company assets and equipment

  • Ensures compliance with Company and government regulatory rules and policies including, but not limited to OSHA, environmental, food safety, DOT, transportation authorities, etc.

  • Participates in and coordinates operational management development programs

  • Handles all other duties as assigned

Position Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) ; Associates degree preferred

  • Minimum Three years of operations or supply chain experience required

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a warehouse/transportation environment strongly preferred

  • Excellent communication, and collaboration skills

  • Learning agility

  • Valid driver’s license

Why Phillips? 

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies has been in business since 1938. Today, Phillips is the premier pet food and pet supply distributor with distribution centers strategically located across the United States. We proudly service pet stores, feed & farm stores, groomers, veterinarians, and humane organizations


Here are some of the perks of working with Phillips: 

  • Attractive compensation, benefits, and incentive packages. 

  • Benefits offered after 90 Days include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401K. 

  • Phillips offers a casual, team-oriented work environment. 

  • We like to have fun and encourage camaraderie through company events and luncheons. 

  • Phillips offers employee discounts on pet food and supplies. 

  • Phillips gives back! Phillips donations help to support local charities and animal shelters. 

  • At Phillips, your safety is much more than a Priority… it’s a Key Value of the organization!

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Posted 05/23/18

Job ID: 42872579