• Warehouse Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NJ-Bridgeport
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/1/2018 9:10 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Chelten House – The Business 
    Chelten House Products, Inc. is a fourth-generation, family-owned, food industry manufacturer, with facilities in New Jersey and Nevada, that is an industry leader known to be the total solution for food companies requiring private label, value-added quality sauces and dressings. Chelten House is widely recognized for its all natural and organic expertise and our commitment to creating and manufacturing the finest tasting pasta sauces, salad dressings, salsas, ketchups, mustards and host of other sauces and blends. We continually use the highest standards of Quality and Safety with the sole purpose of serving our customers with products that provide a value.


    Chelten House – The People
    The Chelten House Team radiates our commitment to our customers, demonstrated in our dedication to high-quality service and to high-level team work. Every team member contributes to our success with their “can-do" attitude, positive demeanor and their untiring work ethic to get the job done and get the job done well. We have a passion to be the best and actively demonstrating a genuine consideration for the work that we do, the customers we serve and the co-workers we work with every day. Our ultimate goal is to be the best business partner for everyone we come in contact with.


    The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for managing day to day activities of all warehouse operational functions and supervising warehouse team members. Plans and assigns shipments, implements policies and procedures, and recommends improvements in the warehouse methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.


    • Work closely with the Warehouse Manager, Forklift Operators, Warehouse Coordinator, and Inventory Positions to coordinate warehouse activities, such as shipping, receiving, storage and inventory levels and accuracy
    • Manage daily activity of all shipping, receiving and inventory warehouse employees to assure a high level of internal and external customer service
    • Coordinate activities of distribution warehouse with activities of sales, record control, and purchasing departments to ensure availability of merchandise
    • Ensure documented procedures and processes are in place and all warehouse personnel trained on them
    • Act as a liaison between manufacturing and customer service
    • Interview, select, and train warehouse and supervisory employees
    • Inspect physical conditions of warehouses, including equipment, products, and supplies; orders testing, maintenance, repairs, or replacements as needed
    • Manage inventory controls, returns, product damage, material transactions, and inventory balances
    • Assure coordination of inventory transfers and physical inventories
    • Define, develop, and set metrics for internal warehouse personnel
    • Identify and install best practices for warehouse management
    • Provide specific electronic reports (metrics) as required
    • Train/cross-train warehouse associates on all company required policies and programs including OSHA and other safety regulations, and security of assets
    • Oversee food safety program, quality standards, and legality of products manufactured in the facility
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain Management, or related degree preferred
    • Minimum (5) years of progressive and demonstrated warehouse and or distribution center management experience
    • Proven fiscal responsibility (financial planning, budgeting, financial analysis, variance reporting, etc.)
    • Strong computer skills including experience with WH Management Systems, ERP systems and Microsoft Office
    • Strong relationship building skills.
    • Ability to speak confidently and work effectively with both warehouse staff and senior business stake holders.
    • Strong verbal/written communication skills
    • Strong technical, problem solving, planning and process skills
    • Experience with Continuous Improvement (i.e. Lean Six Sigma Certification) is a plus


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