Ryder System Warehouse Supervisor in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Position Description

As our Warehouse Supervisor, you will provide leadership and general supervision (under the direction of the Operations Manager) to your employees in a high volume, multi-shift distribution center. You’ll be doing this while growing and building your career by learning the fundamentals of supervision and leadership at Ryder. You will support the Operations Manager and ensure timely, accurate product receipt, order fulfillment, and optimization of resources and processes. You will also manage and lead people to ensure compliance with company policies/procedures, continual process improvement and drive employee initiatives to create and promote an environment where employees are involved, empowered, and committed to the success of the Company.

Requirements

  • H.S. diploma/GED

  • One (1) year or more experience in logistics, warehouse or industry related field required

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively communicate in both verbal and written forms with employees, peers, and management

  • Strong organizational, follow-up, and computer skills required

  • Ability to work self directed with minimal supervision

  • Ability to manage individual performance and employee relations

  • Ability to use sound judgement when information is incomplete or ambiguous

  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) (Intermediate level, Preferred )

  • Knowledge of Material Handling Equipment (MHE) depending on position (Intermediate level)

  • Knowledge of OSHA required; DOT and Hazmat knowledge based on the account (Intermediate level)

Responsibilities

  • Lead shift start up meeting to communicate daily/shift goal of facility and work group(s). Devise, communicate, and implement plans to obtain operational goals. Work with and motivate employees to ensure goal achievement. Provide progress or constraint updates to management

  • Hire, train and supervise leads and hourly employees in the assigned work group(s)

  • Provide leadership for employees through in depth training and continuous review of employee understanding of policies, procedures, and processes. Create a productive work environment through effective communication, coaching, motivating, and leading by example

  • Support and aid in the development of system and process training for employees in the work group(s). Perform administrative functions to include tracking of time, attendance, and performance feedback

  • Instruct and enforce location safety management plans, training, and processes

  • Identify and/or solve operational issues with the account(s) by implementing continuous improvement and LEAN initiatives, to strengthen team unity, goals, productivity, and results

  • Assign employees to individual tasks and ensure required tools are available

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-64903

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 9977