Electronic Systems, Inc.

Warehouse Logistics Supervisor

Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
# of Openings
Parts and Supplies
Regular Full-Time


Our client, a mining industry truck manufacturer with a worldwide client base, is looking to add an Warehouse Logistics Project Supervisor to their team.This is a full time, direct hire position offering full benefits (to include health, dental, & 401k). This position will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and supervising the daily activities of an assigned shift and functional area to achieve performance goals and metrics within the warehouse. Additionally the Logistics Supervisor will be responsible for receiving, inventory control, put-away, picking and shipping of orders. The Logistics Supervisor is also responsible for maintaining a high level of productivity and quality.


  • Analyze and manage daily schedules. Organize resources to ensure accuracy, completeness, on time delivery, product protection , of receipts and shipments
  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve warehouse process and quality of product.
  • Schedules maintenance and repairs to equipment in order to maintain safety and efficiency objectives.
  • Maintain and report KPIs
  • Maintain involvement in problem-solving and team building opportunities with employees.
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions when results are substandard.
  • Conduct routine audits; take corrective and preventive actions as necessary.
  • Maintains OSHA regulatory compliance within federal, state, and local laws.
  • Ensure that all employees are adequately trained in all departmental functions.
  • Continuously coach and follow up with employees to ensure performance meets company standards.
  • Builds positive relationships with peers, other departments, customers, carriers and suppliers.
  • Participates in special projects and in other areas of the Warehouse


Supervisory Duties:

  • Directly supervises employees in the respective areas.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of their team. Maintain attendance, performance and training records.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
  • complaints and resolving problems.



Core Competencies:

  • Positive team spirit with a strong customer focus(internal and external)

Position Specific Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound understanding of warehousing and logistics processes
  • Hands-on experience with barcoding technology.
  • Knowledge of Internet software; Microsoft Office suite; Enterprise Resource Planning and Warehouse Management System.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating andmaintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak and present information to customers, clients and other members of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

General Competencies:

  • Leadership: Builds organizational commitment; implements policies; manages employee performance; motivates team; and communicates.
  • Analytical Thinking: Breaks down problems and issues into components and analyzes the costs, benefits, opportunities, and risks associated with each alternative solution.
  • Cost Awareness: Strives to keep costs within budget, and makes manager aware when budget will be exceeded. Monitors revenues and/or expenses to ensure sound fiscal responsibilities.
  • Initiative: Works independently to solve problems, looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility.
  • Managing Multiple Priorities: Handles multiple assignments and priorities while fulfilling all commitments.
  • Continuous Self Improvement: Works toward developing new skills or enhancing existing skills, accepts new responsibilities and adapts to changes in procedures.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree and five years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk;.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to airborne particles and dust. The noise level in the work environment is usually
  • moderate.

Additional Requirements:

  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain forklift certification.


**Please no Third Parties or Agencies.  Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this role.**


At ESI, the IT Staffing & Recruitment Team partners with IT candidates to understand their career goals, to identify skill sets and interests, and to place each candidate in a position that aligns with their specific goals.


Electronic Systems, Inc. is a premier supplier and service provider of comprehensive office technology. We are committed to providing remarkable innovative solutions to our customers and for our employees, extensive training and development. We are passionate about building a team of highly qualified, customer focused individuals who contribute enthusiastically to our corporate culture and our company's success. With the competitive salary and benefits offered at ESI you build more than a career, you can build a future.

ESI is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer M/F/D/V, and maintains a drug-free workplace. 
Electronic Systems is a tobacco- and smoke-free work environment.



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