Warehouse Supervisor

Application ends: July 31, 2024
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Job Description

East Coast Seafood, established in 1981, celebrates an incredible milestone of 40 years in the seafood industry. The company is proud to continue diversification plans and strategic focus on processed seafood and value-added product lines for distribution in North America, Europe, and Asia. We’ve built an unrivaled reputation as a global leader in North American lobster, North American scallops, and finfish. Through our North American live lobster procurement division, we remain one of the largest buyers of live lobster in the world for processing operations and wholesale distribution. Operating globally, East Coast Seafood provides a diversified line of top-quality seafood to the foodservice, retail and direct-to-consumer markets.

Our corporate headquarters reside in a 66,000 square foot building on a working waterfront in Massachusetts, with new state-of-the-art lobster processing lines, placing lobster and scallop processing under one roof. This dual production remains an incredible benefit to the company’s broad customer base and offers production innovations to complement the companies’ seafood appetizers and entrée offerings. In addition, the company is also producing an expanded fish species line that includes popular fish types in commodity packs and value add marinades/dry rubs. This program is an exciting part of our overall diversification as a company, as consumers enjoy increased seafood protein in their diets.

We are currently looking for the newest member of our Seatrade team at our newly expanded operation on Herman Melville Boulevard in New Bedford.

The Warehouse Supervisor should be a decisive and well-organized warehouse professional, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of a warehouse and monitoring productivity. This role involves overseeing warehouse activities to include frozen and fresh seafood commodities and dry goods.

Specific warehouse supervisor duties may include:

  • Use of Warehouse Management System (WMS) to maintain accurate inventory control and packaging management
  • Must have previous supervisory experience, specifically in a food manufacturing/cold storage environment
  • Reports to Operations Manager(s) and partners with multiple departments to ensure safety, accuracy, production levels and inventory
  • Ability to multitask and delegate, if necessary, due to working in a busy environment where priorities can change at a moments’ notice
  • Oversees receiving and dispatch procedures for shipments
  • Assigns workloads and daily tasks to warehouse workers as needed
  • Communicates with plant personnel to answer shipping and receiving questions and troubleshoot problems
  • Monitors inventory and shipment transactions for accuracy
  • Ensures inventory and storage areas are clean and maintained
  • Monitors warehouse workers to ensure safety procedures are being followed when operating forklifts and other machinery
  • Develops and improves warehouse processes and procedures
  • Supervises packaging, receiving, and shipping activities and completes all associated paperwork
  • Tracks in-bound and out-bound inventory
  • Supervises warehouse employees

Job Requirements:

Must be high-lift forklift certified

Must have previous ERP experience (NetYield preferred but not required)

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook proficiency required

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7am typical start time – occasional weekends

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

The East Coast Seafood Group portfolio of seafood companies includes but is not limited to East Coast Seafood, Seatrade International, Salt & Sky, and MySeafood.

  • Headquartered in New Bedford, MA (USA largest fishing port by landed value)
  • Proudly named a Top 15 North American Seafood Supplier
  • More than 40 years as a leader in the seafood business
  • Procuring lobster and scallops directly from the boat
  • Committed to supplying high-quality seafood and company-wide BRC certification
  • Offering MSC CoC certified state-of-the-art production facilities
  • Producer of private-label and branded value-added CPG products

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran or marital status, genetic information or other protected status covered by Federal, State or local law.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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