US Foods Supervisor, Day Warehouse in Greater Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Supervise Day Warehouse operations and personnel. Assign inbound trucks to dock doors and direct the workforce in the efficient and timely unloading, receiving and replenishment of stock to ensure the warehouse is ready for the shipping shift. Oversees will call.


Responsible for associate development through training on policy & procedures. Creates a cohesive organization by keeping lines of communication open and directs workforce to insure efficient workflow.

Involved in interview, hiring, review, discipline and termination process for day warehouse personnel.

Designate dock locations for inbound carriers based on dock availability, type of freight and time constraints to ensure the timely receipt of freight.

Ensure product is stocked in appropriate location, in a timely and efficient manner and in accordance with food safety and FIFO processes & procedures to create space on the dock and ensure a smooth flow of work.

Monitor a variety of operational information on replenishment activity to ensure stock is available for the shipping shift to minimize/eliminate the potential for “shorts”.

Communicate with buyers on stock shorts, overages, and damages to correct problems and to reduce customer shortages.

Maintain physical condition and safety of warehouse and equipment, including preparing work orders for repairs and requisitions for equipment.

Champion safety procedures, processes and training to create and maintain a safety-first culture in the warehouse.

Other duties assigned by manager.

# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status  


Education/Training :

  • High School or equivalent required, college degree preferred
  • PIT Certification preferred

Related Experience :

  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years warehouse distribution
  • 1 year of experience managing an hourly workforce required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :

  • Able to interpret financial and operational data
  • Basic computer skills; Familiarity with inventory control, OSHA, HAACP and other regulatory requirements
  • Strong leadership, communication and people development skills
  • Broad knowledge of warehouse operations, methods and procedures

MOS Code: Storage & Food Distribution Manager; Transportation Managers; 1stLine Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers; 1stLine Supervisors of Transportation & Material Moving Management

Military Skills and Experience Crosswalk

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Physical Requirements:

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. SIT Frequently2. STAND Occasionally3. WALK Frequently4. DRIVEOccasionally: fork lift pallet jackJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Occasionally2. 10-20 lbs (Light)Occasionally3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Occasionally4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Occasionally up to 80 lbs5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Continuously2. 10-20 lbs (Light)Occasionally3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Never4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Never5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy)NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. Push/pull OccasionallyItem: Pallet Jack Controls, Mouse, doors, product, pallets2. Climb/balanceOccasionallyItem: on/off pallet jack3. Stoop/squatOccasionally4. Kneel/bendOccasionally5. BendOccasionally6. Reach above shoulderOccasionally7. Grasp objectsOccasionallyType: pens, telephone, mouse, paperwork, pallet jack controls, boxes8. Manipulate objects Occasionally9. Twisting Occasionally

Primary Location: Greater Indianapolis-IN

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Warehouse

Job Level: Manager

Travel: No