C.H. Robinson

Warehouse Supervisor – Plainfield – USA

Job Overview

Duties & responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following
  • Oversee distribution and warehouse operations including safety, quality, cleanliness, 5S, continuous improvement, and inventory control
  • Provide leadership, direction, and overall guidance for assigned functions.
  • Responsible to execute daily operational goals and plans.
  • Track metrics and implement programs for improvement.
  • Produce performance reports and customer reports.
  • Ensure all customer service metrics are consistently met or exceeded.
  • Able to operate in an efficient/cost conscious manner so that all budgeted objectives are achieved.
  • Identify areas for improvement and make recommendations.
  • Develop and retain a well-trained staff that could be promoted through cross training and mentoring.
  • Provide feedback and coaching to assigned team and document activities related to attendance, performance reviews and disciplinary action.
  • Ensure integrity and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Teach and train assigned team in competencies and technical/functional skills.
  • Root cause problem solving to drive process improvement.
  • Manage receiving, picking, inventory, special projects and/or shipping operations to ensure efficient flow and storage of materials.
  • Effectively communicate with management and across departments.
  • Site Specific:  Uphold all CAA procedures and regulations at all times, maintaining building perimeter security and challenging anything or anyone untoward
  • Site Specific:  Handling of bonded import freight into the ERTS facility in accordance with HMRC regulations
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements


  • Minimum 5 years of distribution/warehouse/logistics experience
  • Certified Forklift Operation experience
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • MUST be able to work 1st Shift, Monday – Friday 6am – 3:00pm including some weekends
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Exposure to Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Experience with risk awareness and mitigation
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement and eliminate waste
  • Demonstrated proficiency in PDCA process
  • Successfully managed handling, storage, and distribution


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Enhanced Fertility benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)
  • Dental and Vision
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid and floating holidays
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community
  • Charitable Giving Match Program
  • 401(k) with 6% company matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

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