Warehouse Supervisor - Indiana Regions Overview:
The graph above shows that there were
387 job postings for the occupation of Warehouse Supervisor in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Warehouse Supervisor. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.
What Warehouse Supervisor Do:
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.
Common Job Activities:
- Maintain a safe working environment by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
- Review work throughout the work process and at completion to ensure that it has been performed properly.
- Inform designated employees or departments of items loaded or problems encountered.
- Examine freight to determine loading sequences.
- Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problems.
- Check specifications of materials loaded or unloaded against information contained in work orders.
- Plan work schedules and assign duties to maintain adequate staff for effective performance of activities and response to fluctuating workloads.
- Transmit and explain work orders to laborers.
- Prepare and maintain work records and reports of information such as employee time and wages, daily receipts, or inspection results.
- Inspect equipment for wear and for conformance to specifications.
- Estimate material, time, and staffing requirements for a given project, based on work orders, job specifications, and experience.
- Evaluate employee performance and prepare performance appraisals.
- Conduct staff meetings to relay general information or to address specific topics, such as safety.
- Assess training needs of staff and arrange for or provide appropriate instruction.
- Schedule times of shipment and modes of transportation for materials.
- Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary measures.
- Resolve personnel problems, complaints, or formal grievances when possible, or refer them to higher-level supervisors for resolution.
- Participate in the hiring process by reviewing credentials, conducting interviews, or making hiring decisions or recommendations.
- Quote prices to customers.
- Inspect job sites to determine the extent of maintenance or repairs needed.
- Perform the same work duties as those supervised or perform more difficult or skilled tasks or assist in their performance.
- Inventory supplies and requisition or purchase additional items, as necessary.
- Counsel employees in work-related activities, personal growth, or career development.
- Provide assistance in balancing books, tracking, monitoring, or projecting a unit's budget needs and in developing unit policies and procedures.
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