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Warehouse Supervisor

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  • Req. ID

    R5092

  • Organization

    Semiconductor

  • Job Category

    Shipping/Distribution

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    15 Elizabeth Drive
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    US

Overview

Company Overview

Brooks Automation is a global leader in the semiconductor and life sciences space with headquarters in Chelmsford, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our purpose; to advance science and technology to enable a healthier and more connected world for everyone, everywhere. We believe each employee brings diverse perspectives, unique value and untapped potential that can be developed to mutually enrich the individual and the organization alike.

All we accomplish is grounded in our Core Values of Customer Focus, Achievement, Accountability, Teamwork, Employee Value, and Integrity.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and hands-on leader who will supervise the activities involved in the receiving of various product, stockroom as well as the off-site warehouse. Responsible for the movement of product within the facility and the picking of components to be used on the production floor. Ensures the security and accountability of materials and goods with inventory control. Ensures materials are available to meet production schedules. Establishes and modifies operational procedures to support a fast-paced and growing operation. Maintains documentation to reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of department activities. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

The Warehouse Supervisor has knowledge of all warehousing and stockroom functions including concepts such as inventory, picking, kitting, and cycle counting.  Supervises and directs the daily operations of the team, including but not limited to establishing mutual goals, assigning tasks, maintaining schedules and ensuring compliance with company policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

Key focus areas:

  • Establishes warehouse/stockroom operational infrastructure by enforcing policies and procedures
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • Works with their team on a wide range of assignments that require the supervisor’s full attention.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse.
  • Ensures the optimal utilization of space through warehouse/stockroom consolidation.
  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, counseling employees, including performance reviews, disciplinary action, and terminations.
  • May be required to assist with warehouse/stockroom functions which include but are not limited to kitting, picking and sorting.
  • Cycle counting of inventory.
  • Work continuously to maximize space and efficiency.
  • Ability to work as a team and interact professionally with coworkers.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment and adapt to varied work situations

Candidate qualifications / education/ experience:

  • Minimum 2 – 3 years of experience as a Supervisor overseeing warehousing and stockroom functions.
  • Previous management/supervisory experience preferred.

Relevant additional requirements:

  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment and adapt to priority changes at last minute.
  • Ability to provide clear and concise directions to subordinates and other warehouse personnel.
  • Familiarity with PCs and Microsoft Office applications and ERP systems.
  • Familiarity with materials handling equipment.
  • Must be able to read and write English and utilize basic math concepts.
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Kanban preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

EOE M/F/Disabled/VET

JOB LOCATION

15 Elizabeth Drive
Chelmsford, MA  01824

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