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Warehouse Supervisor
GA - Jackson

Opportunity Snapshot
Find out why you owe it to yourself to consider a career with Bonduelle Fresh Americas
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Build a progressive career home and enjoy a positive culture and great pay and benefits

If you complement your warehouse background with strong leadership skills and a continuous improvement mindset, this position offers you several compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Make an impact as you oversee a warehouse team handling receiving and ensuring production lines have the ingredients and materials they need. Quick question for you - click here
  • Expand your experience in areas like Lean manufacturing -- you'll contribute to and often lead Six Sigma, 5S and other projects (we'll train you if you don't already know it).
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities or advance in our growing global organization; we have multiple facilities in the U.S.
  • Enjoy a positive, team-oriented culture where people have a good deal autonomy and their contributions are appreciated.
  • Be protected by COVID-19 precautions, including company-provided masks and daily temperature checks.
Bonduelle Fresh Americas is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bonduelle (BON.PA), and home of the Ready Pac Foods brand. For over 45 years, Ready Pac Foods has been a leader in offering the most innovative fresh food products to consumers around the world. With four processing facilities throughout the U.S., we focus on fresh vegetables, salads and fresh meal solutions for the Americas. We manufacture a complete range of products featuring fresh produce and protein under the company's Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts®, elevĀte™ and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™ brands.

Pictured: Our processing facilities apply the latest global standards of food safety and quality. Using the latest technology and equipment, our goal is to ensure we only offer the highest quality products.
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Make an Impact as You Grow Your Skills in Lean and Other Areas at a Growing Industry Leader

The Requirements
What does it take to thrive as a Warehouse Supervisor at Bonduelle Fresh Americas?
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To be a good fit for the Warehouse Supervisor opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or another related field.
  • 1 to 2 years of supervisory experience in warehouse operations. Cold storage experience is a plus.
  • Proven strong leadership skills and experience supervising at least 15 employees.
  • A track record of leading teams to meet and exceed KPIs such as safety, productivity, efficiency, quality, etc.
  • Some experience with Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5S or similar continuous improvement methods.
  • The ability to develop team members.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Basic mathematical and analytical skills.
  • The ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to food safety, quality and production efficiencies.
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as the Google Suite.
  • The ability to safely operate a forklift is strongly preferred.
Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid verbal and written communication abilities.
  • A demonstrated ability to work in a team-based, fast-paced, changing work environment, collaborating up and down the organization.
  • Self-motivation and independence.
  • A passion for learning and a desire to work in a fun culture.
You'll work in temperature-controlled areas that can be as cold as 34°. Initially you will trade off between first and second shifts in order to become familiar with people and processes on both. Once up to speed, you'll work a shift that overlaps both. Your schedule will include at least one weekend day, and we'll look to you to be flexible. Quick question for you - click here

Pictured: Our Ready Snax® Snack Packs are the perfect snack solution at work, after school or anywhere on-the-go. Each of the nine varieties was created to curb your hunger and provide you with a boost of vitamins, all with fewer than 250 calories.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, you will be one of two Team Lead - Warehouse (our internal title for the role). You'll supervise a team of about 20, setting key performance indicators (KPIs) for Frontline Coordinators (FLCs) who, in turn, oversee Material Handlers in achieving the KPIs.

A big part of your days will go to managing continuous improvement projects, and we'll train you in methods (TPM, 5S, etc.) that are new to you. In addition, you will spend time in management by walking around, gathering input from your team, putting out fires and more. As we continue to grow, you will play an important part in identifying where we can gain efficiencies, lean out inventory, control costs, etc.

More specifically, you will:
  • Ensure the safety of all employees in the operation of equipment through proper training, enforcement of safety rules, documentation, and following proper procedures and GMP protocols.
  • Ensure warehouse operations are efficient and meeting KPIs. You'll monitor safety, quality, cost, and performance, and develop and execute action plans to address any gaps in efficiencies.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and execute action plans to ensure root causes of issues are addressed.
  • Manage warehouse and employee schedules and ensure correct crewing and de-crewing processes are being followed in accordance with crewing standards.
  • Monitor rework levels and usage in order to keep rework levels at a minimum.
  • Build people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training and communications for FLCs and Material Handlers. Coach and mentor workforce to drive productivity, efficiencies and yields.
  • Plan and initiate cross-training of employees to expand job knowledge and add flexibility to scheduling the workforce.
  • Track KPI/costs and anticipate as well as correct trends that would compromise the achievement of financial targets. Ensure proper and accurate reporting of all daily requirements and metrics (quality, safety, schedule attainment, cost per case, etc.).
  • Manage all warehouse overhead costs to budget such as T&E, supplies, utilities, sanitation, etc.
Pictured: Our latest line of chopped salad kits are inspired by flavors and recipes from around the world.
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Why Join Us
More good reasons to build a career home with Bonduelle Fresh Americas.
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Healthy products, healthy values
"Giving people the freedom to eat healthier" has a deeper meaning for us. We believe in responsible business practices that benefit our associates, consumers and communities. Every consumer should have access to fresh, healthy and convenient choices and every one of our products is made with responsibly-sourced ingredients, by individuals who are treated ethically and with respect every day.

Be The Difference
The Ready Pac Difference is our identity. It defines the value we create that fuels our growth in order to be the most innovative fresh food company. It also defines the culture we create that enables our success and gives us the freedom to invest in our people, our business, and ultimately our consumers. The values defined in The Difference support our ability to give our Associates the freedom to drive results, learn and have fun.

Corporate responsibility
We are passionate about promoting sustainable agriculture, reducing our environmental impact, encouraging all employees to drive a culture of corporate social responsibility (CSR), feeding people well and feeding them sustainably, and promoting the well-being of our employees and communities. See the video for more information.

Rewarding environment
Our culture values teamwork and collaboration, and we are proactive about maintaining an atmosphere that is positive and motivating. We encourage and reward engagement, such as identifying potential safety or quality issues.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive wage and shift differential, we offer healthcare benefits to all associates after 30 days of employment, a 401(k) plan after 60 days, a tuition reimbursement program, and more.
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Road to Success
Explore the characteristics that set our top performers apart.
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This position requires strong leadership skills, and people and process development are critical. You need to be able to mentor associates, contribute to continuous process improvement and ensure that proper quality, sanitation and safety guidelines are being met. We understand that there will be a learning curve, but we'll also look to you to be proactive about getting up to speed as quickly as possible. You should establish yourself as a resource and mentor to your team, but also provide clear expectations and hold people accountable.

In addition, in order to be an outstanding Team Lead - Warehouse, you will:
  • Promote both safety and continuous improvement as core aspects of your team's culture.
  • Pay attention to details and also grasp the bigger picture.
  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Combine creativity and analytical skills in solving problems.
  • Assume ownership of your role and responsibilities.
  • Achieve goals independently but also know when to ask for support.
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Bonduelle Fresh Americas is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.