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Warehouse (Receiving) Supervisor

Do you have an interest in developing and leading a group of individuals?  

Silver Line by Andersen is the nation’s leading vinyl window and door manufacturer.   This position is based in North Brunswick, NJ.

Directing approximately 2 Team Leaders and 25-30 Receiving associates, the Receiving Supervisor is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of Silver Line value stream receiving/materials handling processes.   In addition, this role will act as a strategic business partner with shop floor union employees and leadership within North Brunswick.  This position is a key role that uses lean principles including 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work and communication tools.  This is an excellent position for individuals who have a strong interest in front line manufacturing leadership.   Individuals who have received training and/or are familiar with Lean Manufacturing will be able to develop these practices in an environment where continuous improvement is a way of life. 

 

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high level of visibility with associates.  Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve team leaders and associates in problem solving.
  • Promote a safe work environment by supporting and recognizing safe associate work habits.
  • Develop a high performance work team with high levels of associate morale, satisfaction, and performance. 
  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one’s own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.
  • Help associates succeed through performance management.  Provide coaching and performance communication to support development.
  • Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices.  Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping.  Actively provide change leadership as required.
  • Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging associates to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operation.
  • Support associates in understanding company policies and practices.
  • Audit and analyze time and receiving records.
  • Manage attendance.
  • Take notice of process related problems and support associates in taking corrective action to improve the overall performance of the team.
  • Communicate with other supervisors and appropriate personnel regarding equipment, safety, work center schedules, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc.
  • Ensure cycle count program is followed and performed with expected accuracy.

 

Qualification and Skill Requirements:

  • 2 to 4 year degree preferred.
  • Lean six sigma certification plus 3+ years’ supervisory of experience or equivalent preferred.
  • Solid skill set in the areas of, communication, constraint identification and appropriate problem solving.
  • Computer skills in PC applications, including Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to work and engage employees to participate in a vibrant world of continuous improvement and change
  • Prior experience managing material handlers preferred (forklift, pallet jack, etc).
Job:
Manufacturing
Location:
North Brunswick, NJ US
Organization:
Andersen Corporation
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