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Sr. Warehouse Supervisor


Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  2791
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Position Summary

Handles the day-to-day supervision of employees, processes, quality, housekeeping, and safety in the Warehouse and Recycle areas.  Must be able to solve problems and make good decisions, exhibit company core values, and be a change agent for continuous improvement.  Responsible for leading a forklift safety program. (PIT)

Universal Accountabilities

  • Directs day to day tasks to ensure maximum utilization of time, resources, equipment, and effort.
  • Responsible for the storage and accuracy of inventory.
  • Responsible for the smooth flow of materials from the outside warehouse to manufacturing.
  • Understands and directs safety, housekeeping, and environmental initiatives within the warehouse.
  • Handles routine issues with regards to employee relations:         
  •        Vacation approval
  •        OT approval
  •        E-time approval
  •        Performance evaluations
  •        Conflict management
  • Provide direction and guidance to hourly colleagues.
  • Provide direction and guidance to temporary colleagues.
  • Effectively communicate relevant issues to Manager.
  • Be a catalyst for continuously improving the overall effectiveness of the warehouse and recycle operations (Safety, Quality, Cost, 5S)
  • Make decisions based on achieving and maintaining department goals.
  • Carry out warehousing tasks within the parameters of the cost center budget.
  • Lead PIT program
  • Lead Recycling program

Specific Accountabilities

  • Number of employees – greater than 30
  • Three shifts, 24/7 in two buildings
  • Annual Budget – greater than 4.5MM
  • Daily waste - greater than 15 ton
  • Number of PIT operators – greater than 50

Required Skills and Experience

  • BA/BS degree – business or technical
  • Minimum 5-7 years warehousing/transportation experience
  • Minimum 3 years Supervisory experience preferred
  • Problem Solving/Analytical skills
  • Leadership skills, including effective conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Able to drive a forklift
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Recycling experience
  • Pallet sourcing

Working Relationships

  • Internal Engagement:
    • Manager of Warehouse and Systems
    • Facilities
    • Manufacturing
    • Planning
    • Safety
    • HR
  • External Engagement:
    • Building Superintendent of outside storage facility
    • Recycling vendor
    • Pallet suppliers
    • Waste management contractor
    • Truck Drivers

Work Environment

  • Travel Requirements – must be able to travel from warehouse to manufacturing plant frequently.
  • Physical requirements – must be able to drive a forklift.
  • Work schedules that vary from typical business hours – must manage a 3-shift operation that runs 24/7.


Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover