Warehouse Supervisor


Pival International Inc. is a global logistics and supply chain management company with a comprehensive menu of warehousing logistics solutions and transportation solutions, including time sensitivity (land and air), FTL, LTL, intermodal.

  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in daily distribution center operation and activities, including the receipt, documentation, storage, safety and distribution of equipment & supplies
  • Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned warehouse employees;assign workloads to DC workers.
  • Receive, unpack, pack, load issue, store and deliver materials, supplies or equipment;complete packing slips for shipments as assigned.
  • Route, schedule, pack and prepare orders for delivery;load vehicles.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and logs and prepare reports as required;maintain inventory of items in the DC;file records as required, supervise the assembly of inventory printouts and catalogs as required.
  • Monitor automated DC system;operate a computer to enter data, correct errors and control key screens as required.
  • Operate and demonstrate proper use of specialized DC equipment as necessary; assure proper routine maintenance and servicing of warehouse vehicles and equipment.
  • Observe Health, Safety, Environmental & Regulatory regulations;maintain warehouse in a clean, safe and orderly condition.
  • Assist management in establishing DC standards and procedures;advise of budget-related needs, assist in the bid process for various supplies as required.
  • Review and communicate staffing requirements for both the dayshift and nightshift.
  • Perform a shift change 15 minutes prior to shift starting with outgoing leadhand or supervisor
  • Identify appropriate resouces, perform daily workload assignments, and make staffing adjustments as required.
  • Monitor team performance and provide feedback for improvements.
  • Provide assistance to team members and conduct training as needed.
  • Key in shifts production completed on the Productivity report from the company shared drive.
  • Understand customer labeling and packaging requirements and ensure to meet the customer needs.
  • Supervise all the activities in the distribution center as per standard operating policies.
  • Receive, store and handle products effectively in the distribution center.
  • Develope continuous improvement initiatives to ensure quality, productivity and safety.
  • Track inventory of pallets, bins and racks.
  • Supervise the repair or destruction of storage racks & devises.
  • Oversee product shipments to customers in accurate and timely manner.
  • Act as the Floor Warden specified in the company Fire Safety Plan.
  • Create and revise all distribution center functional / operational procedures.
  • Ensure that distribution center is maintained clean, safe and organized.
  • Supervise, train and complete all customer requested special projects (ie. Sorting, quality inspections, labeling, marking, etc)
  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • 3 to 7 years related experience preferred.
  • Management experience.
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and hand held devices (RF Guns).
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate (required).
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and data base applications.

Required Qualities

Knowledge of:

  • Distribution Center stock control, warehousing and procedures.
  • Methods of receiving, inspecting and issueing materials.
  • Operation of a forklift and other assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • DC operations, procedures, equipment and terminology.
  • Space utilization and inventory techniques.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Health and Safety regulations.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Inventory methods and techniques.
  • Principles and practices of training and providing work direction.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Automated warehouse inventory systems.

Ability To:

  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in the operations and activities of a Distribution Center.
  • Experience motivating, inspiring, and managing people.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and acheive results under pressure.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate personnel.
  • Utilize space efficiently and effectively.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Operate warehouse vehicles, machines and equipment.
  • Receive, issue, store and return warehouse stock and supplies.
  • Plan and schedule work.
  • Maintain accurate records of stock transactions.
  • Learn to operate computer terminal and DC related software.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and proceures.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, doc.
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