Warehouse Supervisor (Direct Hire)

Dawson Logistics, LLC has an opening for a full-time Warehouse Supervisor based in the Danville, IL area.

Dawson Logistics, LLC is a national provider of customized supply chain management, offering strategically customized product and fulfillment solutions. It is headquartered in Illinois with multiple operating facilities in 5 states. The Company has been on Inc. 500′s Fastest Growing Companies for five straight years.


This role will manage and perform all warehouse processes and overseas employees to ensure all orders are processed in a timely manner. This role will also be responsible for inventory control, storage and handling, shipping and delivery management, transportation, safety and quality control.

Key Responsibilities

Supervisory Duties

• Recommends hiring, disciplining, firing, evaluating, and training actions for staff to ensure smooth operation of department
• Completes paperwork for newly hired employees to ensure accurate payroll information and compliance
• Enters and tracks payroll information, including work hours, attendance, and benefit time to ensure accurate payments to employees
• Completes paperwork as needed, ensuring all efforts are fairly recognized
• Determines safety topics, presents safety talks, and documents attendance to continually reinforce safety procedures
• Completes and submission of daily and monthly reporting for both company and customer.

Warehouse Duties

• Manages, coordinate and performs all logistical functions including receiving, handling, and shipping
• Enters relevant data into Warehouse Management System and generates necessary reports
• Develops plans for efficient use of materials, equipment and team members to meet deadlines
• Checks drivers into the facility, documenting loading numbers
• Controls volume flow of the facility with continual communication with Management
• Reviews and maintains inventory control programs and procedures to ensure inventory accuracy in the warehouse; troubleshoots issues as needed
• Acts as a back-up for customer service and warehouseman as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience
• Associate Degree in Business, Logistics, Materials Management or combination of education and experience
• 2+ year of experience supervising warehouse workers or comparable positions
• 1+ year of experience training and promoting safety and fork lift training
• 1+ year of experience driving a fork lift, loading and unloading semi-trailers
• 1+ year of experience with radio frequency (RF) scanning

• Utilize and teach principles of logistics, warehouse, and materials management
• Use intermediate level of Excel to create spreadsheets that provide, synthesize, and analyze information for use in the position, upper management, budgeting, and planning
• Use Word to prepare reports, compose emails, memos, and performance evaluations
• Use PowerPoint to prepare and present safety training and other informational content

• Organize work schedules, assignments, and projects
• Provide leadership to subordinates to ensure quality and quantity of throughput
• Communicate verbally and in writing with staff, supervisors, upper management, customers, and vendors
• Effectively solve routine problems using good judgment periodically without established protocols or procedures
• Handle a large volume and variety of work
• Discern priorities and multi-task to ensure the smooth operation of the warehouse
• Adapt to changing priorities and last minute adjustments
• Manage time to complete all assigned tasks according to designated schedules, including submitting reports, approving employee work time, completing evaluations, etc.

Dawson offers a competitive wage, and excellent benefits. Benefits provided include: health insurance, prescription plans, dental, vision, flex savings plan, life insurance, vacation, paid holidays, and 401K. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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