Warehouse Supervisor
Job Description

RURAL KING is America’s Farm & Home Store  

Rural King is growing fast!  

We are a privately held farm & home retail company that has been in business in the Midwest for over 50 years. Founded in 1960, Rural King is a third-generation family-owned business aggressively positioning itself for the future. The foundation is strong and the vision for the future is growth. This, coupled with Rural King’s friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere and “Positively Outrageous Customer Service,” makes Rural King a very exciting and attractive career opportunity. Every individual on our team is valued, supported, trained, and given the development and opportunity to a successful career path in our organization.  Whether it’s in one of our 65+ Retail Stores, Distribution Centers, or the Corporate Headquarters, Rural King is looking for team players able to both envision change and strive for future growth.  Look for this and other great opportunities with one of the fastest growing retailers in the midwest. 

Job Description

Job Title:       Warehouse Supervisor

Reports To:   Warehouse Manager

Job Location: Mattoon, IL

FLSA Status: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

The Warehouse Supervisor assists the Warehouse Manager in providing materials, equipment, and supplies by directing the receiving, warehousing, and distribution services.

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Establish and preserve a positive work atmosphere.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years warehouse supervision experience.
  • Ability to interact with the team in a fast paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Flexibility with hours: ability to work varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates.
  • May be required to perform other duties.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise several hourly associates.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Forklift, pallet jack, and other warehouse equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
  • Ability to repetitively lift, bend, carry, and push.
  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
  • May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.



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Company Overview

Rural King Supply planted its roots in Mattoon, Illinois in 1960. Since that time Rural King has added 64 stores in a seven state area (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan and Missouri). The heart of Rural King is the corporate office, distribution center and flagship store, located in its city of origin, Mattoon IL.

We welcome visitors, and encourage you to come in and take part in our 50 year tradition by enjoying a free bag of popcorn and cup of coffee on us.

Our 60 locations have an outstanding product mix with items such as livestock feed, farm equipment, agricultural parts, lawn mowers, workwear, fashion clothing, housewares and toys. You never know what you will find at your local Rural King and that's why every trip is an adventure. Our friendly staff is dedicated to serving your needs and can help you find whatever you're looking for.

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