Alstom Warehouse Supervisor in Naperville, Illinois

Date: 16-Apr-2018

Location: Naperville, IL, US

Company: Alstom

Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”. Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides a wide variety of associated maintenance, modernization, overall and refurbishment services and turnkey transportation solutions. Our 32,000 employees worldwide rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear the brand of Alstom. Alstom businesses had sales of 6 billion for the 2014/2015 fiscal year. Visit www.alstom.com at http://www.alstom.com/ to learn more about our business.

Job Title & Objective

Job Title

Warehouse Supervisor

Objective

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, inventorying, issuing, and shipping materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and parts, in stockroom, warehouse, or yard by performing the following duties. Responds promptly to customer needs (internal and external); Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Manage inventory materials, plan and report KPI relating to warehouse and material activity.

Mission

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Directly supervises varies employees in the Warehouse. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Plans layout of stockroom, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering turnover, size, weight, and related factors of items stored.

  • Advises employees on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped; methods and use of equipment in handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock; and related problems.

  • Studies records and recommends remedial actions for reported no usable, slow moving, and excess stock.

  • Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures, and to determine adequacy of stock levels.

  • Schedules work for special and periodic inventories.

  • Traces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends remedial actions to resolve discrepancies.

  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow.

  • Issues written and oral instructions.

  • Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.

  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates.

  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.

  • Prepares composite reports from individual reports of subordinates.

Market and Business Understanding

Mandatory

Desirable

Knowledge of Alstom

X

Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation

X

Knowledge of the domestic environment

X

Knowledge of the international environment

X

Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certified in Hazardous Materials a plus.

Experience (Essential Functions)

2 years related experience and/or training.

Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical/Mental Requirements

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SAP Database software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Operational Know How (incl. Functional Know How)

Mandatory

Desirable

Operational effectiveness/Accountability

X

Collaboration/Teamwork

X

Innovation

X

Communication with Transparency

X

Specific Functional Know-How:

Analytical

X

Project Management

X

Interpersonal Skills

X

Quality Management

X

Business Acumen

X

Cost Consciousness

X

Quality

X

Dependability

X

Initiative

X

Managerial Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency

X

Resilience

X

Motivating & inspiring

X

Continuously managing & developing people

X

Leading the way in EHS

Leadership Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Strategic Vision

X

Convincing & Influencing

X

Shaping & driving change

X

Risk Management

X

Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations). If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).

Nearest Major Market: Naperville

Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Manager, ERP, Outside Sales, Risk Management, Database, Management, Technology, Sales, Finance

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations). If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).