Distribution Supervisor/Safety Champion, 1st Shift in Sauk Village, IL at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description


  • Ensure daily functions of warehouse are carried out in a safe and productive manner to enable same day shipping
  • Enforce proper procedures for logging, storing, loading, or unloading of incoming inventory
  • Supervise the work of warehouse employees
  • Protect and enhance the safety of our employees through prevention, fostering a culture of caring where safety, health and environment are ingrained as a core value, achieving world class performance in
  • Ensures compliance of all SH&E aspects of the Site and sets local SH&E strategies for overall success in alignment with corporate policy and common practices.
  • Coordinates strategies to meet vision and passion of learning objectives and assists in the overseeing of daily operational objectives.
  • Supports learning initiatives in operations, safety, and new hire operational training.


  • Assign, train, and supervise the work of warehouse staff on a particular shift
  • Delegate and prioritize picking of customer orders and explain proper picking and stock rotation procedures.
  • Verify orders are shipped with correct products, including all tinting.
  • Train warehouse personnel regarding proper procedures to complete bills of lading.
  • Receive and accurately note all discrepancies on inbound freight.
  • Operate and demonstrate proper use of wands or scanner guns to detect errors in inbound shipments.
  • Check orders for potential documentation errors such as improper destinations, order quantities, product marking, packaging, bills of lading, and shipping manifests.
  • Supervise operations to ensure orders are picked up properly.
  • Account for all inbound/outbound stock.
  • Maintain communication with Distribution Administrators regarding stock levels and inventory control needs.
  • Observe and correct safety and security violations and enforce Regional Distribution Center administrative policies.
  • Ensure Site maintains continuous "audit ready" state of compliance with SH&E policies and procedures as well as all applicable external regulatory requirements.
  • Supports and ensures compliance of programs, systems and processes, including training and coaching to establish clear procedures on SH&E measures and precautions.
  • Drives key effective, sustainable implementations of Corporate, and Site SH&E initiatives, strategies, programs and procedures, responsibilities via hands on leadership, coaching and team work.
  • Leads the effective implementation and utilization of risk assessment and risk prediction processes in communicated/understood by all affected employees.
  • Ensures investigation of all SH&E related incidents utilizing root cause and to identify actions to prevent recurrence. Ensures all action to prevent recurrence are effectively implemented.
  • Ensures effective injury case management process is fully implemented, well understood and functioning as desired.
  • Oversee and ensure compliance with OSHA, DOT, environment rules, regulations, policies and training requirements. Ensure proper documentation and record keeping.



  • Educational attainment equivalent to high school education
  • Considerable inventory management and warehousing experience, including work in a lead capacity is required


  • Considerable knowledge of inventory control, ordering, stock rotation, and product storage methods
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and techniques
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of Regional Distribution Center administration practices
  • Knowledge of safety and security practices
  • Knowledge of tinting, shaking, and forklift equipment set up, operation, and trouble-shooting procedures
  • Ability to operate a forklift, reach truck, rider jack, wrapper machine, order picker, computer, tint machine, and slip sheet machine attachment


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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