Warehouse and Distribution Shift Supervisor
Job Opportunity at Shearer's Foods

Posted on Nov 24

Location: Massillon, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4162599

Shearer’s Foods is a privately held producer and marketer of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer’s brand, as well as other “private labels.” Additionally, we utilize our unique manufacturing expertise and serve as a strategic supplier to other nationally recognized brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to realize significant growth in each segment of our business. 

The Shift Supervisor, for the Navarre, OH Distribution Center is responsible for managing, directing and coordinating all warehouse production and systematic functions of their respective shift, including direct responsibility for shift associates, lead(s) and planner(s). They will report to the Navarre Warehouse Shift Manager. 

Daily duties and responsibilities

Office responsibilities (25% of daily time)

  • Validate the labor allocation for the business need for the current hour
  • Check in with the load planner and shipping clerk each hour
  • Monitor the load schedule to ensure on time service
  • Update the performance board
  • Complete E-time/ Attendance
  • Complete all new hire and transferred associates training and development documents.

Floor responsibilities (75% of daily time)

  • 5-S tools are in place
  • Ensure Kaizen processes are done
  • Don’t walk by issues:
    • Non-work related conversations
    • Debris on the floor/ Catwalk      
    • Items in the wrong containers
    • Racking, overhead door, equipment damage
    • Orphan pallets
    • Errored locations          
  • Ensure PPE is being used
  • Hourly performance addressed (+/-)
  • 5-S Score cards (weekly)
  • Check in with all Associates
  • Ensure compliance of GMP’s
  • Check for completion of PIT inspection books  
  • New hire/transfer onboarding (JSA, Site Orientation, etc….)
  • Powered industrial truck training (reach truck, forklift, walkie, scissor lift, etc….)
  • On the job training (Loader, Frito Coordinator, PIT operator, packer, sanitation, etc…)
  • Review, investigate and complete Safety Incident Reports
  • Recognize what to do in the event of an injury or incident by using the Navarre and Prospect - Decision Making Tree
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Travel when needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required
  • 1 year prior associate management and leadership experience required with greater than 5 direct reports
  • 3+ years relevant experience in distribution and/or logistics
  • Strong communication and leadership skills. Understanding of servant leadership
  • Ability to organize, self-prioritize, and be a self-starter in a fast-paced environment with internal deadlines
  • Detailed, number oriented individual with experience analyzing numbers quickly and responding decisively
  • Strong team player with history of partnering with transportation, sales, customer service and the customer
  • Flexibility to coordinate special projects, anticipate issues and take initiative to resolve them
  • Flexible to work various shifts including possible weekend and Holiday hours as needed to meet business needs
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Word. Previous Red Prairie and/or WMS experience preferred
  • Experience with Lean Principles (TPM/5S/Standard Work) 

Shearer’s Snacks is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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