Warehouse Supervisor

Topeka, KS. IT Staffing - Polo

About the role


At Polo, we make lives better by manufacturing products for the medical, fire & safety, industrial, and government defense markets. Polo Custom Products has been in business since 1947, designing and manufacturing products right here in the U.S.A.! Our culture of continuous improvement and financial solvency ensure that you can have a career for years to come.  

Plans, organizes, and directs the work activities and resources necessary for receiving, storing, and shipping raw material and finished goods products needed for customer orders.
Here is what you will do...
1. Serves as a positive role model consistent with Polo’s corporate culture at all times.
2. Maintains 100% inventory accuracy in both the FG and RM warehouses.
3. Establishes and implements procedures to better serve our customers in receiving, storing, packing, and pulling of all materials.
4. Ensures that proper procedures are followed, and appropriate reports are generated when incoming shipments arrive.
5. Ensures timely, accurate, and appropriate records of receiving and shipping data.
6. Ensures safe and correct operation of all material handling equipment.
7. Works closely with sales and customer service agents to meet all customer shipping requirements. Communicates potential delays or problems impacting customer expectations.
8. Researches and recommends equipment and supplies pertinent to warehouse areas determining value by assessing performance versus cost. Includes Capital Expenditure proposals when necessary.
9. Maintains a safe, neat, and orderly warehouse and office environment ready for visitors at any time.
10. Processes and distributes daily shipping activity to accounting for invoicing.
11. Adjusts and maintains advanced shipping requests as needed.
12. Transmits advanced shipping notices to customers per requirements.
13. Performs inspections of staged loads before shipping.
14. Participates in regular management meetings and other meetings as needed.
15. Attends training sessions and seminars as required.
16. Ability to operate a 20ft tow-behind trailer and a gas-powered forklift.
Here is what you will need to qualify...

Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience: Preferred experience in a warehouse setting. Team Leader/Management experience helpful.

Here are the physical requirements...

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis and handle 200 lb. rolls with the use of proper equipment.
Ability to read, write and communicate 100% of the time via telephone, e-mail, or in-person to internal and external customers.
Constantly moving about the facility sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, and climbing.
Frequently ascends and descends multi-level storage areas via stairs.
Close visual contact on the computer for long periods of time.
Here are the competencies we are looking for...
Knowledgeable of written communication formats, business English, and composition.
Organized, responsible, punctual, and self-disciplined.
Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and perform accurately and efficiently.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Ability to find problems looks for cause or effect and finds solutions.
Good organizational skills.
Communicates with associates and other business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
Provides functional guidance for administrative support and needs.
Ability to question discrepancies and find correct answers.
Strong verbal and written communication.
Personal leadership skills.
Follows oral and written instructions.

We offer many competitive benefits...

Competitive pay
Retire Well - 401-k with company match
Paid Time Off
Enjoy Your Holidays - Eight paid holidays
Take Care of Yourself and Family - Healthcare (medical, dental, Flex spending)
See Well – The vision program, including Safety Glasses
Be Well – “WellBeing” program provides free annual Biometric Screening, Flu shots, prizes, and awards
Improve Yourself - Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,000/year
Have Fun! Our great culture is friendly and community oriented!

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