Warehouse Supervisor

Operations | Lubbock, TX, United States
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Warehouse Supervisor. The Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for the daily operation of the warehouse, including proper receipt and timely processing of all incoming receipts, proper layout and labeling of all locations, and proper timing of all transactions; systematically and physically.  This position is also responsible for maintaining a high level of inventory record accuracy, supervising material handling personnel, and reporting the daily and weekly operational metrics required.   

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:                     

  • Direct supervision of stockroom personnel responsible for receiving, inventory, material handling, etc.
  • Maintain high quality staff and take quick action to address employee performance issues as required.
  • Provide job satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment in an effort to keep morale high and productivity moving in a positive direction.
  • Maintain high level of teamwork and employee morale.
  • Material receiving – process receipts from external suppliers by the end of each day.  No receipts left unprocessed.  Process receipts from production by the end of each day as well.
  • Manage consistently high inventory record accuracy at 95% or better through continued assessment of material handling processes and procedures and employee performance, daily management of inventory record accuracy.    Accuracy is measured through the daily Cycle Count process.
  • Quality process management by maintaining consistently high emphasis on quality of processes and procedures.  Insistence on excellent customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Develop and maintain a safe and well organized workplace, and ensure that all Best Practices and safety initiatives are followed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field with 2 years of materials management experience in a similar manufacturing environment, or equivalent education and experience combination.
  • Problem solving skills and strong written and verbal communication skills required 
  • Solid background in Stockroom management techniques and the ability to establish accountability through measurement.
  • Working knowledge of Cycle Count methodology complimented with an understanding of integrated business systems.
  • Must be knowledgeable in MS Office applications and ERP.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Cycle Count methodology complimented with an understanding of integrated business systems.
  • Experience with ERPLx a plus.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Medium lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Regularly required to listen, talk to, and see employees on a daily basis.

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Safety protocols and PPE to be closely observed.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours with extended hours as required to meet customer requirements

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. 

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