Position Title: Warehouse Supervisor

Reports to: Plant Manager

Classification: Exempt

Location: NE Houston, Texas 77078

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Hultec is a global organization with products sold in over 100 countries, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of gaskets, pipe sealing solutions and other rubber products primarily for water, wastewater, stormwater and other industrial markets.

We are building great innovative solutions to global water infrastructures; we participate in the wellness of people by providing a solution to how water is distributed through pipe systems that transport treated water from treatment plants to homes, businesses, and individual facilities.

We encourage our employees to collaborate and find solutions and work towards reaching common goals. We value hard work and dedication and want to cultivate a culture of accomplishment and well-thought-out execution. We believe in 'Team' because we know that we do not win alone but together. If you are ready for an opportunity where you can shine, this is it.

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a “hands-on” Warehouse Supervisor who is ready to take on a challenge of building, organizing, planning and managing the team and products in our primary distribution center. In this role you will lead a team and will be expected to negotiate rates with carriers and run the site with safety and efficiency as priorities. This role will also be part of a relocation, will need to be available to travel to other locations while finalizing the relocation and project manage the logistics of the move.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain high levels of safety, accuracy, and performance in warehouse operations.
  • Manage inventory levels with help of Customer Service to reach desired inventory turn levels.
  • Recruit, train, direct and evaluate warehouse employees.
  • Develop processes, procedures, and KPI’s to ensure effective utilization of resources.
  • Goal setting and adherence (VDM)
  • Facility presentation (Lean and CI)
  • Manage import of containers from port and outbound shipments (FTL, LTL, Small Pack, CPU) including logistics (including international).
  • Carrier negotiations to maintain set logistical costs and KPI’s
  • Implement inventory controls (Including cycle counts and physical inventory)

Skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent leadership skills, including the abilities to set goals, motivate and manage conflict.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to convey information accurately to all levels and practice active listening.
  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills
  • Good project management skills, including strong decision-making, problem-solving and strategic planning abilities.
  • In-depth understanding of logistics industry and best practices for distribution
  • Strong inventory control practices and logistics knowledge
  • Comfortable using inventory management software and other organizational computer applications (Microsoft Suite)
  • Physical strength, stamina, and the ability to walk or stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to drive a forklift.
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight in other locations.

Experience Required

  • 3-5 years Leading a warehouse team.
  • Lean/CI Training helpful but not required.
  • Warehouse or supply chain certification helpful but not required. (ASCM, etc)
  • Ability to speak Spanish helpful but not required.

Benefits

  • 401(k) 6% employer match
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer paid life insurance & STD
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Professional Development


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.