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Senior Supervisor, Warehouse

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000042414


Senior Supervisor, Warehouse

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.

  • Knowledge of logistics terms, conditions, providers, including international situations
  • Management of subordinates
  • Extensive knowledge of shipping and receiving standards required.
  • Knowledge of the company's shipping and quality standards.
  • Knowledgeable in using Microsoft Office application (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Extensive knowledge of various shipping and freight methods and their procedures required. (UPS, FedEx, International Freight Services, etc.)
  • Ability to operate shipping equipment effectively (forklift, stock picker, etc.)
  • Ability to assess weight of items are shipped in order to determine appropriate moving methods. (ex: pallet jack, etc.)
  • Exceptional knowledge with related industry's concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Proven experience in supervisory skills.
  • Good track record in driving and achieving high impact CI projects
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems effectively.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency in department area.
  • Proven developmental and training skills.
  • Ability to understand and apply Lean warehousing concepts.
  • Fluent in in English and Malay is required (verbal and written).
Essential Responsibility:
  • Supervise a group of Team Leads and warehouse assistances in Shipping and Receiving operation activities to ensure task carried out in accordance to work procedure and safety standards. 
  • Coach and manage work performance of a team of warehouse associates to align with department expectation and goal.
  • Coordinate warehouse material receiving  and warehousing  to ensure no disruption to manufacturing operation and shipment activities.
  • Responsible to interface with stakeholders to ensure correct materials/ products flow in order to maintain shipping/receiving data information accuracy.
  • Responsible to resolve receiving  and warehousing  discrepancies (if any) in order to minimize inventory/Finish Goods variance.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for improvement to increase department efficiency and minimize cost.
  • Working with Human Resource Department closely in handling employee relations issues to ensure correct action addressed on timely manner.  .
  • Identify and recommend opportunities in continuous improvement program to improve the working environment, inventory variance issue and cost saving project in order to increase the department efficiency.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and Warehouse management team to resolve major issue and handle advance level problem solving. 


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