• Warehouse/Shipping/Production Supervisor

    Job Description

    As a family owned and operated business since 1954, SUNHEAT International has been one of the world’s leaders in bringing innovative products to people’s homes. After settling in Grand Island, NE, in the 70’s, SUNHEAT became the largest independent sewing machine distributor in the USA for over 10 years, was the first to take the now famous Original SUNHEAT infrared heaters nationwide and has patented or brought to market the first infrared electric fireplace, the first outdoor fan with built-in speakers and mosquito repellent, the first “slide-out” infrared sauna, the first infrared massage chair and more.

     As Warehouse Supervisor, you will be responsible for managing receiving, picking/packing and order shipments, quality control for assembly line work of 2-6 team members (to start) at any one-time and any other tasks assigned within our small business. This also involves communicating with the owner and hourly employees on operational issues. You will be required to make decisions regarding placement of employees to meet production goals and coordinate and oversee production within your department. Major supervisor duties include working with hourly employees to meet or exceed production standards. You will be responsible for good housekeeping and sanitation practices including assigning tasks for cleanup when needed. At times, you will be asked to assign work and issue disciplinary actions to hourly employees after discussions with the owner. Review production reports and incoming inventory for accuracy and help find new ways to be more efficient in shipping, receiving, packing and production.
    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead (mentor and coach) department of 2-6 warehouse employee team members by example; will be required to work assembly line, build and wrap pallets as needed, pick and pull items to ship, etc.
    • Forecast inventory needs in advance for parts and products
    • Keep warehouse clean and inventory easily accessible
    • Help with local deliveries as needed
    • Actively seek opportunities for continuous improvement in all warehouse operations
    • Perform all other duties as assigned
    • May be asked to take educational classes, during work hours at no expense to you
    • Maintain speed and quality of work through assembly line production overseeing small group
    • Think cross-functional by working with other departments to increase ROI companywide
    • Oversee quality and work of each employee
    • Schedule and build LTL shipments, pick and pack orders for small parcel
    • Work with management to secure best rates with freight companies
    • Operate forklift, pallet jacks and shrink wrap machine in a safe and efficient manner
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required
    • Technical, Associate’s, or bachelor’s degree is preferred
    • Up-beat and energetic! We’re looking for a “go-getter” who is self-driven with little supervision needed, strong prioritization skills, multi-tasking skills, works with a sense of urgency, is punctual, task/deadline aware and team oriented
    • Basic skills using a computer including email, spreadsheets as needed and can navigate through basic shipping websites for scheduling
    • Spatial reasoning beneficial for warehouse inventory planning
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; both verbally and electronically
    • Preferred history of leading/supervising a team for 2+ years (military history accepted)
    • Must be able to lift 70 lbs.
    • Maintain a high level of energy and drive, including motivating your team during non-peak (non-deadline) seasons
    • Must have valid driver’s license
    • Must be drug free and pass pre-employment reference and background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens
     Employment Type:
    • Full-time
    • Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (slightly flexible) with occasional change in hours plus some Saturday’s during peak season
    • Little to no holiday hours
    • Very little stagnant time sitting in front of a desk; you will be moving
    • Non-hazardous environmental conditions
    • Temperature controlled warehouse although it can get somewhat hot/cold in peak season
    • Pay rate negotiable based on experience


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