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A long, long time ago, salespeople in the alcohol beverage business had to be friendly, good listeners, and great joke-tellers. A good joke is still a life skill but in this data-driven world we live in today, knowledge is everything. With a full-time staff of several educators, we ensure ongoing in-house training for the benefit of our employees and our customers. Our knowledge is worth sharing!

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Night Warehouse Supervisor (Full Time)
Department: Grand Rapids - Warehouse
Full Time
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States - 49512

Great Lakes Wine and Spirits is a growing statewide company seeking a Night Warehouse Supervisor to work at our NEW warehouse in Grand Rapids.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Night Warehouse Supervisor will oversee operational performance by assisting and covering fellow managers and supervisors with daily assignments, taking into account: volume, call-offs, and employee training needs. To facilitate this, proper communication with management and fellow team members is crucial. Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Mitigating and monitoring: careless behavior, breakage, idle & over-time, and excessive or inappropriate supply usage

  • Following safety, security guidelines as communicated, pertaining but not limited to: cleanliness, PPE compliance, biomechanical techniques, potential hazards, MHE certs, suspicious activity and theft

  • Opening/closing/resetting work areas and/or buildings as dictated by protocol

  • Auditing work area drops zones to ensure product is physically and electronically handled correctly

  • Surveying assigned work areas daily to identify & correct issues that aren't in line with shift/company goals regularly throughout the shift

  • Ensuring work area SOPs / responsibilities are properly and timely addressed

As a Night Warehouse Supervisor, you will also be responsible for maintaining logs pertinent to payroll and employee information as needed. Other duties include but are not limited to:

  • Verifying punches, approving overtime, and recording leave via daily / weekly inputs

  • Assisting with hiring, reprimanding and discharging for direct reports under management supervision

  • Authoring and submitting injury, disciplinary and any other assigned forms in a timely manner following company standards and protocols

Night Warehouse Supervisors will also train, develop, lead, counsel, delegate and performance coach to ensure our nightly objectives are met. Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting team meetings on subject matter delegated by Warehouse Management, as well as HR and Safety

  • Monitoring and maximizing employee engagement via recognition and accountability interactions with direct reports

  • Ensuring safety guidelines are communicated and followed by direct reports

  • Ensuring equipment assigned to or required by direct reports is maintained, available and functioning properly

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The Night Warehouse Supervisor operates in a warehouse environment. The employee will be frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration where the noise level can be loud. The Night Warehouse Supervisor is also very active and must frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, crouch, stoop and climb throughout the day frequently lifting, stacking, moving and rotating with items, without handles, that weigh up to 50 pounds; push/pull carts with up to 100 pounds of force. This position is required to operate warehouse equipment and regularly to read, write and communicate in English.

Work Schedule

The Night Warehouse Supervisor is a full-time position working 3rd shift from Sunday through Thursday. Starting times vary between 5:00 PM and 5:30 PM.

Pay & Benefits

  • Around $55,000 per year
  • Potential quarterly bonuses up to 10% of annual salary
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Competitive health benefit packages including Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 401k Contributions after probationary time is met
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Long Short - Term Disability coverage

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Supervisor leadership experience in a warehouse capacity.
  • Ability to be active and on your feet for an entire shift

Additional Requirements

  • Adhere to the policies and procedures outlined in the employee policy manual and any applicable contracts, signed agreements, and work rules.
  • Cooperates with all management and staff of GLWAS.
  • Follows all MLCC rules and regulations, as they apply to the position.
  • Use alcohol in a responsible manner when related to business activities.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment screenings including a full Background Check, 10-Panel Drug Test, Physical Evaluation, and Agility Test

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About Great Lakes Wine & Spirits

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits is Michigan's Largest Alcoholic Beverage Wholesaler, servicing all 83 Michigan counties. Employing over 1,000 people with facilities throughout the state, We Are Local, Everywhere. Founded as a family business nearly 80 years ago, the tradition of good business principles has remained the cornerstone of Great Lakes Wine & Spirits success. Honesty, hard work, fair dealing, service and an ongoing commitment to the customers and staff. Great Lakes Wine & Spirits strives to provide an ever escalating standard of innovation and service to its customers and to responsibly enhance demand for its products.

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA, Great Lakes Wine & Spirits will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, or student, because of a physical or mental impairment with regard to any position or program for which that person is qualified.