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RR Donnelley Warehouse Supervisor in Plainfield, Indiana

Warehouse Supervisor 


Plainfield, IN

ID: 50485


Job Description:


Coordinates and directs the activities of assigned warehouse personnel while applying knowledge of warehouse methods, equipment, and capability of workers. Confers with management personnel to establish warehouse and Quality standards.


  • Train, assign, and supervise activities of workers engaged in shipping/receiving material, storing material, pulling material for manufacturing, and restocking finished product into the warehouse.

  • Provide input to management on employee performance according to established RRD personnel policies

  • Monitors productivity and performance standards, plans and directs work flow and project assignments.

  • Insures that all material movement by personnel is accompanied by system transactions.

  • Identify, develop, and lead implementation of measures to improve efficiency of warehouse methods, equipment performance and working conditions.

  • Audits the receiving process, the shipping process and the RMA process.

  • Assumes responsibility for user transactions on system. Tracks user errors. Uses system knowledge to supervise transaction error correction.

  • Analyzes advanced errors on system, resolves issues.

  • Work with plans and develops warehouse activities and work schedules to meet requirements.

  • Provides prompt and accurate service to the manufacturing floor, insuring that downtime is minimized.

  • Maintains prompt and accurate communication with Account Management for material status changes, and with other customer specific requests.

  • Maintains accurate personnel records. Disciplines personnel when necessary..

  • Understands OSHA regulations and ISO9001 standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Required Skills


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual

  • Skill in verbal and written communication, forward and progressive thinking, and problem analysis and resolution

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to physically count articles or products on shelves, racks and pallets

  • Adept with basic mathematical calculations, and preparing written operational reports

    Required Experience


  • Minimum 4 to 6 years related production, warehouse and/or distribution center experience.

  • 3 years of Supervisory experience required.

  • Knowledge of warehouse and inventory practices and procedures, standard management principles and practices, and standard business practices.

  • Experienced with applicable safety regulations.

  • Ability to lead and train a high performance team and achieve results and team goals.

  • Carry out responsibilities while upholding our values and ethics.

  • Operate a personal computer and job related software.

  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends if business require it.