• Supervisor

    Job Locations US-MI-Howard City
    Job Function
    Supply Chain
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    Full Time
  • General Function


    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.


    Leads and manages an area/line comprised of individuals working to accomplish daily production goals while at the same time meeting goals for cost, quality and delivery.

    Primary Duties

    • Plans and assigns work consistent with established schedules to ensure on time delivery of products; monitors production needs and makes necessary adjustments.
    • Ensures proper training and directs activity of each employee giving appropriate guidance and instruction; clearly communicates expectations, goals and targets, explaining why they are critical.
    • Monitors quality through observations of employees, inspecting work performed/work in process and through audits of finished goods.
    • Provides daily feedback relative to performance; responsible for the day to day performance counseling of production employees, coaching them on the use of the established “best methods.”
    • Enforces rules as established by management and confers with immediate supervisor/human resources regarding administration of discipline.
    • Maintains a safe work environment; takes action to correct an unsafe condition, recommending necessary changes or investigation and processing safety reports following an incident; ensures proper use of personal protective equipment; conducts annual review of Hazard Communication information with employees; conducts monthly safety audits and safety meetings.
    • Assists in preparing and monitoring operating budget.
    • Arranges for proper maintenance and repairs of equipment in assigned area as required.
    • Monitors the effectiveness of the incentive system and the accuracy of employee record keeping.
    • Tracks and reports attendance daily, using anecdotal notes to record conversations or observations.
    • Investigates and responds to employee grievances.      
    • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
    • 2+ years warehouse experience, preferably in a supervisory or lead role.
    • Knowledge of warehouse operations.
    • Ability to effectively plan work flow, evaluate performance and develop employees.
    • Willingness to work any shift.
    • Strong math aptitude
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills


    Warehouse environment.  Some travel required.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).


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