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Group Leader-Materials

Location: 

Crest Hill, IL, US, 60403

Req ID:  25671
Segment:  Logistics

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Materials Group Leader is accountable for the suitable handling and processing of the entire supplies inventory in the warehouse during his shift. In addition to supervising and assigning tasks to workers and maintaining seamless functions in the warehouse.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
  • Loading and unloading of freight and products
  • Overseeing the handling of consignments and the supervising of the loading and unloading of the same.
  • Maintaining an account of the entire supplies, raw and packaging materials inventory in the warehouse.
  • Ensuring the proper labeling and tagging of goods and materials.
  • Following all necessary documentation and legal procedures for inbound and outbound.
  • Assigning work and functions to all warehouse workers and staff during his/her shift.
  • Supervising the functions and working of the warehouse workers when the supervisor is absent.
  • Adhering to the compliance of all legal, food safety, food quality and safety procedures of the company.
  • Supervising proper shift allocations and ensuring efficiency of shift warehouse staff when supervisor is absent.
  • Organizing and conducting necessary training activities for his/her shift staff and workers.
  • Report to Supervisor any improper functioning of warehouse tools and equipment.
  • Supervising the proper and smooth functioning of all activities.
  • Assist in the shipping department when the Shipping Team Leader is absent.
  • Supervise the deliveries on supplies to the lines according to SOP’s
  • Overseeing the proper loading, unloading and handling of goods and materials.
  • Validating the received materials and goods with the invoices to ascertain the precision of the goods delivered.
  • Ensuring the completion of all paper work relating to the received and loading of goods.
  • Ensuring the proper handling and stocking of goods, in compliance with warehousing and storage norms.
  • Monitoring the warehouse records and inventory and filing reports of discrepancies in quantities and damages to the supervisor.
  • Coordinate the transportation needs in Supervisor’s absence.
  • Communicate with the Cold Storage facilities to coordinate inbound finished product loads when the supervisor is absent.
  • Coordinating with suppliers regarding the shipments and delivery of orders.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • HS degree or GED
  • 3 years of experience in a food-processing, pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing organization, preferably using computerized manufacturing equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of qualifications in a pharmaceutical or  food manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), HACCP, food allergens and pest control
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Basic knowledge of SAP or similar software
  • Good teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet necessary targets.
  • Knowledge and capacity to efficiently delegate work.
  • Analytical and operational skills and the ability to adapt in a fast pace work setting.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office (WORD & EXCEL)
  • Previous experience using Syspro and/or riteSCAN is a plus.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

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