Receiving Warehouse Supervisor

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, Ohio
Date Posted March 27, 2024
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Shearer's is a leading contract manufacturer and private label supplier in the snack industry in North America. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's has 17 state-of-the-art, geographically diverse manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Minnesota, Pennsylvania,  Virginia, Iowa, Ontario and Alberta, Canada, including one of the industry's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum LEED certified facilities in Massillon, Ohio. The Company is known for producing the highest quality snacks in assorted flavors and sizes, including kettle cooked potato chips, traditional potato chips, tortilla chips, cheese curls and other extruded snacks, and corn chips, as well as cookies, crackers, and wafers.


Day Shift Monday thru Friday

Your seat at the table

The Warehouse Supervisor assists in directing and coordinating the inventory, and raw material storage within the organization. Responsible for hiring, training, coaching, developing and mentoring department personnel for the site. Responsible for supervising departmental personnel including the Purchasing Agents, Inventory Control and Plant Production Planner.

  • Prepares or directs preparation of safety literature, signage and protocols within department.
  • Ensures that behaviors, practices and the work environment support a safe workplace by enforcing safety rules and principles.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the inventory and storage raw material operations.
  • Ensures and monitors receiving, storing, inventory, purchasing, planning and distributing efficiency.
  • Uses metrics/data to evaluate and improve inventory, purchasing and scheduling processes.
  • Collaborates with departmental leaders to plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet performance standards.
  • Uses standard work processes to ensure repeatable performance.
  • Monitors inventory levels to make sure they are consistent with company standards.
  • Oversees the review of Material Usage Variance and collaborates with the Leadership team to reduce loss, increase yield and meet site budget.
  • Provides and supports team members with personal development plans.
  • Leads the Warehouse team through an emphasis on both process and people.
  • Communicates effectively with team members through both oral and written means.
  • Coaches’ area leaders on a daily basis in the principles of effective purchasing, inventory, and planning process
  • Provides feedback to team members on individual performance standards in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provides training to team members to ensure that all team members are adequately trained and engaged in developmental activities.
  • Tracks team members’ work performance and attendance to ensure performance metrics are met.
  • Manages outbound shuttle movements, and warehouse palletizing operations.

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3 years of experience in a warehouse supervision role, preferably in the food processing industry
  • Knowledge of principles involved in inventory and purchasing operation.
  • Knowledge of basic and advanced methods of training and coaching individuals and groups
  • Knowledge of techniques for maximizing the distribution of goods
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Time management skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work within an integrated operating enterprise.
  • Ability to manage team members in executing complex programs.
  • Ability to work a variable schedule.
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the essential duties and responsibilities

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.


You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer’s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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