Siemens Warehouse Supervisor - 2nd Shift in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Warehouse Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Locations:Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Region Americas

Requisition Number: 226927

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: No

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Position Overview

Siemens Building Technologies is seeking an experienced warehouse supervisor to oversee the 2 nd shift warehousing and distribution activities of its Buffalo Grove facility. The warehouse supervisor will be responsible for management of 2 nd shift warehouse employees working within the areas of goods receiving, putaway, picking, packing, and shipping. The supervisor will be responsible for a team of approximately 15-25 employees including 2-3 leads. This position reports to the Warehouse Manager for Siemens BT Buffalo Grove.


  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations

  • Ensure compliance with inventory cycle count and control processes

  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by training, measuring, monitoring, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees

  • Ensure good condition of facility/equipment through regular audit and implementation of preventative maintenance protocols

  • Respond timely and professionally to customer complaints and inquiries

  • Conducts short and mid-term capacity planning to ensure labor and equipment resources balanced with demand

  • Ensures warehouse staffing needs through recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

  • Monitor warehouse workflow indicators and respond to exceptions

  • Troubleshooting complex inventory location, putaway, picking, packing, and shipping errors. Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions

  • Guide and manage adjustments and configuration to WMS system including storage, receiving, putaway, picking, replenishment, packing, and shipping processes.

  • Collaborate across departments to ensure efficient workflow and positive working relationships among teams

  • Conduct training for employees on all aspects of job performance including safety, quality, business processes, and HR policies

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience in areas such as Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or other related manufacturing functions

  • 3-5 years of leadership experience in a high volume pick/pack operation

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience with warehouse management systems

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel

  • Experience with operating and maintaining a variety of warehouse material handling equipment

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience with SAP WM module

  • Experience with warehouse scanning equipment and applications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related discipline

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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