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Warehouse Supervisor

  • Wayfair
  • Aurora, Colorado
  • May 11, 2019
Full time Retail

Job Description

Warehouse Supervisor


We are Wayfair; we deliver a best-in-class customer experience in the furniture and home space because of people like you, who are driven, determined, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. In order to maintain our high level of delivery standards and meet our customer’s needs, the Wayfair Distribution team plays a key role in improving customer satisfaction and driving repeat business. We’ve been busy building a best-in-class logistics network that allows us to delight customers by speeding up deliveries, adding services, and reducing damage using our own physical, asset-based warehouses. We are looking for talented hard-working individuals to join our growing team – your professional home awaits you at Wayfair!


What You'll Do

  • Supervise the functions and working of the warehouse workers.
  • Delegate and assign tasks and targets and evaluate the work of the staff.
  • Adhere to the compliance of all legal and safety procedures.
  • Supervise proper shift allocations and ensure efficiency of all warehouse staff.
  • Organize and conduct necessary training activities for the staff and workers.
  • Ensure the proper functioning and safe operations of all warehouse tools and equipment.
  • Work effectively with other managers within functional team and supports new team members.
  • Drive specific initiatives that have proven business results.
  • Proactively think beyond the explicit assignment to ask second-order questions and identify additional analytic needs.
  • Accurately, quickly, and clearly answer questions related to your area of focus.
  • Be viewed as a credible company expert on your area of focus.
  • Effectively prepare and run internal meetings with supporting analytics and data.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


What You'll Need

  • Bachelor’s or associate degree in management, administration, supply chain, customer service, or 5+ years working experience in product distribution to customer base.
  • Knowledge of the safety and legal documentation processes for handling related warehouse activities (MSDS, Equipment checklist, BOL).
  • Working understanding of Warehouse Management System.
  • Should have excellent leadership and administration skills and abilities.
  • Strong motivational, effectual team building, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and resolve crises.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.