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 Warehouse and Material Supervisor - Dresden, ON
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Warehouse
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: July 06, 2018
Job Location:
Chatham, ON
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Job Description

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Job Summary

Supervises and coordinates warehouse activities for incoming/outgoing shipments. Oversees the efficient & continuous flow of work in progress & raw materials to the production lines. Assist Supply Chain Manager with the procurement of items as assigned to meet Warehouse needs. Supervises group of workers engaged in lifting, transporting and loading materials for shipment, storage and production requirements. Oversees the processing, packaging and storage of supplies, materials, and equipment. Schedules work for special and periodic inventories. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow. Analyzes demand, plan and issue schedules for production and packaging lines. This position will be responsible for overseeing cycle count program and monitoring the inventory levels to support operations.

Position Responsibilities

  • Manages and coordinates warehouse material handling operations daily activities for all shifts in the department. Maintains timely loading, unloading, and scheduling of product or ingredients to meet plant and corporate objectives.
  • Oversees shipping/receiving operations to provide efficient handling of raw materials and customer orders.
  • Enforces the plant's safety program including good GMP's, warehouse safety projects, and drives a safe workplace at all times. Monitors warehousing area and employees to eliminate work hazards and unsafe acts. Trains individuals on safety procedures, specifically forklift and hand jack operation, loading, and trailer operation.
  • Issue disciplines related to behavior, job performance or safety violations where necessary in compliance with collective bargaining agreement.
  • Establishes and maintains warehousing rotation and hold programs in conjunction with Quality Department expectations / guidelines.
  • Facilitates the counting processes for the site related to continuous cycle counting, adhoc counts, and inventory accuracy reporting and monitoring. Responsible for assigning work to Inventory Clerks to ensure count schedule compliance.
  • Monitors and populates Plant inventory metrics to meet targets as assigned.
  • Plans and prepares production / packaging schedules to ensure a controlled production flow to meet customer requirements as well as protecting inventory goals.
  • Consistently looks for continuous improvement and more efficient ways to improve the scheduling process. Create and implement continuous improvement plans for material handling and inventory processing.
  • Drive initiatives to reduce cost through labor controls, damage reduction, implementation of new methods and tools to improve productivity.
  • Monitors equipment, submit work orders for repairs, and recommend changes for safe operation.

Position Requirements

  • College degree or B.S. or B.A. degree in business management, industrial management or related field;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in warehousing, receiving, inventory control or materials management in a Warehouse environment, with 3-5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in a food-processing, manufacturing, material handling or warehouse environment is a plus.
  • Previous experience with procurement is a plus.
  • Strong computer skills are required: Microsoft Office, specially Excel, Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, etc.
  • Strong understanding of lean manufacturing principles in a warehouse environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Leadership and analytical skills required;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be available to work other shifts as assigned to ensure company objectives are met.
  • Must be able to work / support plant during Fresh Pack season. (7 days/wk for 6 wks)
  • Excellent organizational skills; Ability to prioritize and schedule daily tasks
  • Experience in a Union environment is a plus.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor. ConAgra Foods is committed to working with and providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. We will make a determination on your request for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi, Conagra Brands considère les postulants qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard à la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire. Conagra Brands s'engage à travailler et offrir des accommodements aux individus ayant des handicaps. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance ou si vous avez des besoins spécifiques pour votre emploi, vous pouvez transmettre votre demande par courriel à Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. Nous prendrons en considération votre demande d'accommodement au cas-par-cas.

About Us

Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), headquartered in Chicago, is one of North America’s leading branded food companies. With over 500 employees in Canada, the Canadian headquarters is located in Mississauga, Ontario. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, Conagra Brands combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus on innovation. The company’s portfolio is evolving to satisfy people’s changing food preferences. Conagra’s iconic brands, such as VH Sauces®, Marie Callender’s®, Hunt’s®, Healthy Choice®, and Orville Redenbacher's®, as well as emerging brands, such as Alexia®, offer choices for every occasion. With an ongoing commitment to corporate citizenship, Conagra Brands has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability™ North America Index for six consecutive years. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.ca.

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