Production Supervisor at Symbia Logistics

Posted in Manufacturing 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: POMPANO BEACH, Florida

Job Description:

Position Purpose: Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Shift Supervisor is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the refurbishing of damaged pallets while ensuring employees meet company standards for safety, security, and productivity while adhering to customers quality criteria. The Shift Supervisor works in a fast-paced production environment that requires meeting and exceeding production quotas on a daily basis.

Job Duties:

  • Provide direct daily supervision of warehouse personnel to achieve prescribed objectives and ensure the safe, clean, and efficient operation of the warehouse.

  • Interview, select and train employees .

  • Train and motivate personnel for increased effectiveness in performing their job duties.

  • Manage shipping and receiving work schedules and assignments to ensure effective and efficient operation on a daily basis.

  • Make recommendation to the Plant Manager on programs to improve warehouse operations.

  • Supervise the checking of outgoing and incoming freight for proper counts and codes.

  • Assist the Plant Manager in planning space utilization to meet prescribed cost standards.

  • Assist in conducting physical inventories as required.

  • Apply sound communication and motivational techniques in supervising, counseling, and discipline subordinates.

  • Supervise all inbound and outbound shipments to ensure they are correct and carried out in a timely fashion.

  • Conduct quality audits and maintain production records to ensure employees are meeting standards. Take necessary disciplinary action as needed.

  • Supervise all repair and inspection activities to ensure quality and efficiency.

  • Develop and implement a daily plan for allocating equipment to jobs. Ensure that equipment is utilized in the most efficient manner.

  • Coordinate with the Maintenance Mechanic to ensure that a sound maintenance program is being implemented.

  • Ensure that all records and reports regarding warehouse activity are prepared on a timely basis and effectively maintained.

  • Evaluate housekeeping, security, and sanitation levels on a daily basis.

  • Review warehouse operations daily to ensure the warehouse is neat, secure and well organized; and that damage to product, equipment, and the facility is prevented.

  • Ensure that all safety procedures, policies are followed and operate in compliance with OSHA and MSDS Standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies/Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Effective time management and the ability to prioritize.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Bilingual; English/Spanish strongly preferred

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • 2 - 3 years experience in a similar position.

  • 1 - 2 years management experience with particular emphasis on leadership, supervision, communication and planning.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent lifting, pulling, flipping of 75 to 85 lbs. pallets.

  • Ability of standing and walk for extended periods of time (at least 2 hours straight, four times in an 8 hour day).

  • Able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis.

  • Able to use hands and feet simultaneously and perform repetitive movements.

  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds as needed.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment consists of occasional extreme temperature shifts ranging from very cold to very hot.

  • Exposure to dust and loud noise (hearing protection is provided)

  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts and moving forklifts

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Competencies/Abilities

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a similar position., with management experience with emphasis on leadership/coaching, supervision, communication and planning.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Bilingual; English/Spanish strongly preferred

  • 4 Year Degree or Higher


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance Package

  • Paid time off

  • Professional Development

  • Upward Mobility opportunities

Production; Inventory Control; Manufacturing; Quality Control, Management

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