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Warehouse Supervisor

Location: West Chicago, IL - West Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 27, 2024
Requisition ID: 2022-319
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Together, We Own it! Start your employee owner journey with Shorr Packaging.

Responsible for warehouse operation and supervision of team members with emphasis on safety, quality, and service. Accountable for achieving company objectives, productivity standards and cost control goals. Coordinate all activities including picking and shipping, receiving and put away, inventory control, cycle-counting, value-added services, and ensure customer requirements are met.

  • Train, develop and lead hourly employees to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation
  • Maintain strong adherence to all safety and regulatory requirements. Provide a safe, organized and clean facility
  • Ensure cross-training of all warehouse personnel
  • Focus on continuous improvement and make recommendations to improve operations in areas such as safety, process flow, space utilization/layout, inventory accuracy and value-added services
  • Responsible for building and warehouse maintenance and for procurement of warehouse supplies
  • Manage inventory control activities with emphasis on space utilization and monthly cycle count expectations
  • Responsible for the value-added services that may include kitting, assembly, band saw slitting, and carton printing
  • Acting warehouse coordinator and responsible for scheduling inbound & outbound shipments, receiving and shipping documents, ERP system entry, reporting, process returns, sales and customer service inquiries and other duties as assigned
  • Position is a working warehouse manager role that requires 70% of time on the floor processing transactions which involves working alongside team members
  • Deal effectively across all levels of the organization; solve problems between warehouse and other departments. Collaborative approach and shares decision making process with team
  • Assure adequate resources are available to meet food safety objectives.
  • Lead and supervise warehouse staff members while carrying out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. 


  • High School diploma, some college or technical school; and  minimum 3- 5 years related warehouse management/supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Microsoft Office with emphasis on Outlook, Word, and Excel.  Experience with ERP and  WMS systems preferred.
  • Certified Forklift Driver


  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - Together, We Own It!
  • Comprehensive Employee Benefits: Medical, dental, vision and other insurance coverages
  • Competitive base compensation plus targeted annual bonus plan
  • Generous Paid Time off: Vacation, Personal, Sick and Floating Holidays along with company holidays
  • Team based Employee Owner company culture
Shorr Packaging Corporation is an equal-opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. It is the policy of the Shorr Packaging Corporate to afford full Equal Employment Opportunity, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
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