Golden State Foods

  • Continuous Improvement Warehouse Supervisor

    Location US-CO-Aurora
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Supervises the day-to-day operations of the Warehouse department, including administrative and clerical functions, to ensure efficient operations and a safe working environment. Contribute analytical skills, six sigma tools, lean processes and fresh ideas to projects and initiatives. Assist with the engagement of distribution center leaders as a champion of continuous improvement.


    • Plans, implements, and monitors the day-to-day operations for the warehouse department to ensure that established objectives for shipping, product rotation, sanitation, safety, and timeliness are met or exceeded. (25%)
    • Monitors loading, dispatch, and receiving times and makes appropriate changes, ensuring compliance with QIP, HACCP, and DOT regulations. (25%)
    • Routinely informs and communicates with associates to ensure compliance with established warehouse productivity, safety, and sanitation policies and procedures. (15%)
    • Facilitate systematic problem solving, implementing solutions to solve root-cause problems. (10%)
    • Coach, champion and sometimes lead improvement projects within a distribution center (5%)
    • Monitors and completes numerous computer-based and manual reports and related paperwork, including time records, daily logs, damage reports, etc. (5%)
    • Monitors product damage and audits routes to ensure reliable product delivery. (5%)
    • Plans and schedules manpower. (5%)
    • Plans and coordinates vehicle and equipment maintenance and utilization reports. (5%)
    • Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.


    Supervises of up to 70 hourly associates, depending on size of facility.  Manages projects and assignments with significant impact on customer service.



    • Productivity/quality standards:  efficiency, timeliness, and reliability
    • Productivity/quality standards:  cases per hour
    • Productivity/quality standards:   product integrity
    • Teamwork within the department and across departments
    • Project/assignment standards
    • Customer satisfaction
    • External relationships with regulatory agencies
    • Safety standards and procedures:  associates
    • Safety standards and procedures:  facility and warehouse equipment
    • Safety standards and procedures:  food safety and handling


    Education and experience equivalent to:



    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.



    1 to 2 years of relevant work experience.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


    Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

    • Relevant safety policies, practices, and procedures (J)
    • Storage and shipment of food or allied products. (B)
    • Food and material handling (B)
    • Inventory control concepts and techniques (B)
    • Barcoding (B)
    • Company computer systems (B)
    • Warehouse racking systems/processes (B)
    • Supervisory concepts and techniques (B)
    • Relevant regulatory procedures and standards (OSHA, USDA, AIB, HAACP, etc.) (B)

    Skill and ability to:

    • Lead a diverse workforce  in a 24 hour/7 day per week operation
    • Work in a union environment
    • Supervise and motivate associates in a team-based environment
    • Interpret warehouse operations anomalies and identify appropriate solutions
    • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
    • Act in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed





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