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Group Leader - Warehouse

Location: 

New Britain, CT, US, 06053

Req ID:  24202

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The purpose of a Warehouse Group Leader is to coordinate the actions of a group of Associates responsible for shipping and receiving raw and finished goods in compliance with the Rich’s Manufacturing System. 

 

This position plans and coordinates staffing, communicates expectations and schedules to the group, ensures materials, machinery, and tools are available throughout the shift, trains associates and monitors their performance, and drives continuous improvement. 

 

This position is an hourly, direct labor Associate who directly supports the Production Team Leader; coordinates the actions of 10 to 15 Associates; trains, coaches, and recommends other actions for the group as appropriate; facilitates two-way communications; operates production equipment when required; and is responsible for carrying out the directions of the Warehouse Team Leader.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Safety - Provides a safe work environment for the group.
  • Budget – Clearly understand and execute labor standards and run rates to optimize product costs.
  • Food Safety – Understand food safety and GMP policies at their sites and enforce those policies.
  • Product Quality – Understands product quality checks, that they are completed, and that product meets quality standards.
  • Schedule Attainment – Coordinates people, processes, materials, and equipment to keep the line/area running. Identify interrupters that impact schedule attainment.
  • Leadership – Use Rich’s Great Leader Drivers to drive results and engagement with a team of Production Associates.
  • Rich Experience - Shows Associates the connection between what they do and Rich’s customers.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • HS diploma degree or GED
  • 3 years of experience as Supervisor
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and train associates
  • Must have excellent computer skills and experience in extracting and analyzing data using    information systems reporting tools such as Excel, Efficient with all Microsoft Office products.  Experience using RF, and SAP.
  • Must have good interpersonal, analytical, leadership, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP
  • Good skills to analyze problems, develop solutions, and successfully implement the solutions
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement actions to drive continuous improvement

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 if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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