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Refresco Warehouse Supervisor in Dunkirk, New York


Make a Difference in YOUR Career!

Our vision is both simple and ambitious: to put our drinks on every table.

We are the leading global independent beverage solutions provider. We serve a broad range of national and international retailers as well as Global, National and Emerging (GNE) brands. Our products are distributed worldwide from our production sites in Europe, North America, and Australia. Although our own branding may not appear on the labels of the beverages we produce, there is a good chance you are reading this while sipping one of our drinks.

Our ambition is to continually improve and it’s what keeps us at the top of our game. We are solutions-based. We are innovative. We seek out new challenges and conquer them. This is our company ethos, but it’s our people’s too: Refresco is at the cutting edge of a fast-moving industry because we have passionate people pushing the boundaries of what’s best.

Stop and think: how would YOU put our drinks on every table?

Position Description

The Warehouse Supervisor will support the Warehouse Manager in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the warehouse, shipping and receiving area. This position ensures that customer needs are met through the timely and efficient movement of products and materials in a high volume, fast-paced distribution environment. This role will also support cost control including overtime, management and expense control.

Shift: Night, 3pm - 11:30pm

Essential Functions

  • Plan and executes logistic needs with trucking firms to ensure timely pick-up and delivery of shipments, while minimizing freight cost.

  • Establishes priorities and directs loading workforce to satisfy customer demands.

  • Implements and enforces processes aimed to create maximum inventory consistency and accuracy.

  • Reviews and resolves operational problems to minimize cost and prevent operational delays.

  • Manages the assigned business metrics/ budgets including yield, labor efficiency, and overhead expenses.

  • Demonstrates leadership to warehouse employees to ensure consistent quality of work.

  • Maintains effective communication of expectations and goals throughout the warehouse environment.

  • Ensure compliance to all OHSA and environmental regulatory and corporate standards.

  • Investigate and identify root causes of any non-compliance.

  • Accountable for a safe working environment through the development of strategies focused on accident reduction as well as energy and waste minimization.

  • Will fill in for Warehouse Manager as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.


Education & Experience:

  • Undergraduate Degree in a related field (or equivalent experience) plus three (3) years experience in warehouse logistics management required. Strong leadership capabilities in a fast-paced production environment required.

  • Previous experience in the food/beverage manufacturing industry preferred.

Position-Specific Skills:

  • SAP or other supply chain software experience required.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, & Outlook) with the ability to learn new applications as required.

  • Initiative, the ability to work independently, strong customer service orientation, strong written and verbal skills and flexibility, vision and creativity.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in an organized, detailed manner, given limited time frames.

Physical Demands:

  • Physical - Continuously standing or walking.

  • Visual/Sensory - This position requires regular need to give moderate attention with one or two senses at a time.

  • Work Environment - Work and environment are very repetitive.

  • Climate: This position requires the incumbent to have the ability to work in ambient hot and/or cold seasonal environments.

A Career with Refresco

Refresco offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, which include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance 

  • Life insurance 

  • 401(k) savings plan with company match

  • Paid holidays and vacation 

  • Well-being benefits

  • Discount programs

Join Refresco TODAY and enjoy a rewarding CAREER!