Wonderful Citrus

Logistics Supervisor

US-CA-Delano
1 month ago
Job ID
2009
# Positions
2

Overview

The Logistics Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of shipping/receiving, inventory management, juice/rot processes, and bin fleet management at the shift level. The ideal candidate has experience in the agricultural industry and warehousing/packing operations, with hands-on experience managing perishable products across multiple varieties. Candidate must be a team player with a strong work ethic and proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Primary responsibility is to provide technical and administrative oversight and expertise to logistics operations while building high-performing teams. This role will directly supervise 8 or more Leads, Planners, and Logistics Specialists, with up to 70+ hourly employees. 

 

Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure monitoring of and adherence to strategic FIFO and WMS inventory functionality across facility and within outside storage facilities.
  • Administrative responsibilities (inventory reporting, labor management, budgets, etc)
  • Daily/weekly/monthly data collection and analysis
  • Develop capability of the hourly work force with specific attention to creation and maintenance of applicable skill sets
  • Manage day-to-day inventory systems, processes, and procedures to ensure achievement of key business results
  • Continually evaluate the effectiveness of existing work processes for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and accuracy
  • Report daily inventories and FIFO position, exceptions, and outages; determine root causes and implement corrective actions
  • Coordinate interdepartmentally to safeguard movement of goods while maximizing efficiencies and delivering high-level customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Develop, implement, and sustain standard work procedures
  • Recognize and respond to trends; troubleshoot opportunities and communicate solutions
  • Supervise and analyze employee performance; train and evaluate employees
  • Coordinate inventory movement and storage across facilities, including external storage, as necessary
  • Coach, mentor, develop, and train hourly workforce; evaluate and track employee performance
  • Provide strong leadership and consistent feedback to all subordinates; demonstrates and promotes company culture through word and action

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in distribution leadership required – perishable and/or agriculture preferred
  • High level functionality in a team environment where honest communication, a positive attitude, engagement, and personal accountability is expected
  • Detail oriented, organized, and committed to quality
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Customer service focused and results driven
  • Excellent leadership skills including development, supervision, and accountability
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills required
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills with proven problem-solving ability 
  • Operational knowledge of food safety standards, regulations, and compliance
  • Knowledge of safe work practices, including OSHA regulations, forklift certification, and training
  • Ability to effectively communicate with multiple levels across the organization 

Education and/or Experience:                  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain & Logistics, or related field highly desired
  • Minimum 3 years’ related experience in produce industry/agriculture environment required
  • Food processing and/or production leadership desired
  • Advanced knowledge of computerized WMS (warehouse management systems) and well-developed computer skills required
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks required
  • Excellent management skills including supervision, leadership, communication, and planning necessary

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 7,300 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling luxury Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

 

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $100 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, nearly $50 million in charitable giving and education initiatives in 2015 alone, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs.

 

The Wonderful Citrus Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status or protected veteran status, ancestry, age or any other categories protected by law. 

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