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Senior Supervisor, Warehouse

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

Description

Senior Supervisor, Warehouse

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • 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. 


ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL


Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions. Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.