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DHL Global Forwarding / Radix International Group Warehouse Supervisor-ORD in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: JOB TITLE: Warehouse Operations SupervisorJOB LOCATION: Chicago, ILDHL GLOBAL FORWARDING (DGF) manages the flow of goods and information across a customer's global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the worlds leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at have an exciting opportunity for a WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS SUPERVISORwho will support and ensure warehouse operational activities are in alignment with profit and expense goals, while providing the highest possible service to the market customer base. In addition, will ensure compliance with corporate policies and government regulations and provide a work-environment conducive to superior productivity, safety, quality and morale. Must be able to work required days and hours.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Manages, oversees, and performs supervisory tasks associated with warehousing and distribution including: picking, packing, shipping, receiving, labeling, kitting, loading/unloading, putting-away, cycle and wall to wall counting, customs control, inventory auditing and inventory management and control. Will manage the use of material handling equipment such as pallet movers, standup forklifts, swing-reach trucks, and order pickersProvides customer support for logistics problems. Coordinates transportation of customer materials to and from the Hub/Gateway facility. Manages inbound shipment receipt and inventory control, warehousing, customs control, and outbound shipment preparation and dispatchAssumes responsibility for good working practices, safety, and security for customer inventory and warehouse staffCoordinates with station, regional management and service centers regarding development and retention of customer base. Develops, recommends and implements process and procedure improvements for service delivery to the customer. Provides customized solutions for customers in the areas of warehousing, inventory control and analysis, transportation, and technical supportResponsible for the Key Performance indicators and ensures budget targets are metSupervises unionized staff; responsible for hiring, coaching, training, and developing subordinate staff. Assigns work, sets completion dates, reviews work, and manages performance in accordance with organizational policies, procedures, and performance management processesAdditional responsibilities include grievance administration, conflict resolution, mentoring and consistent application of disciplinary actions in accordance with Company policy or CBA (if applicable)SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS:Minimum 2 years supervisory experience within the logistics / transportation industryExceptional communication skills (verbal, written, and presentations)Comprehensive knowledge of distribution methods and standard warehouse operating proceduresDemonstrated ability to apply technology-operating tools (WMS-Barcode Scanning, Track & Trace)Strong computer skills: Microsoft (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook)Demonstrated leadership ability to include driving KPIs, employee engagement / team building. Strong ability to develop, coach, train, and mentor staff to successPrevious supervisory experience in a Unionized environment is preferredMultimodal experience preferred (i.e. Ocean, Air, Import, Export, TL, LTL)Basic knowledge of Cargo Wise system is preferredDHL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE EVALUATE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER ID ENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, AND OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED CHARACTERISTICS.WHY JOIN OUR DHL TEAM?At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its employees, society, and environment. You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL. We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance. DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans.In addition, DHL offers the following:Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and SickMedical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans401K plan with a matchEmployee Discount planTuition Assistance PlanWe are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the worlds leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at TOP EMPLOYER PRESTIGIOUS CERTIFICATION attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees. At DGF, we dont build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community