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Material Handler Supervisor

Company: Goodwill
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Bellingham, 1115 East Sunset Driver, Bellingham, Washington, United States of America --- Bellingham, WA, USA Req #1334 Saturday, August 26, 2023 About Goodwill We believe in the potential of individuals to make positive changes in their lives. We believe that education and training empower people to make those changes. Our vision for the communities we serve is that each person is able to choose rewarding employment, financial security and the experience of educational achievement. We are committed to creating and sustaining a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). We embrace our employees' differences and acknowledge and support our collective responsibility. If you need any assistance in applying please contact for any assistance or accommodation requests. Job Title: Material Handler Supervisor About the Position The Material Handler Supervisor is responsible for the flow of donated goods throughout the production area, supporting the individual production areas with incoming material and removal of salvage and trash, generating revenue to support the Mission of Seattle Goodwill. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

  • Coordinate the efforts of the Dock and Staging staff with production areas, transportation, and the Production Manager.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with other production departments.
  • Write periodic performance reviews for all reporting personnel.
  • Audit quality decisions of material moving to salvage and to the production floor.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.
  • Uphold safe work practices in support of a safety culture through awareness and observation; assist in safety training of employees; reports any potential hazards or accidents.
  • Oversee baling of salvage textiles.
  • Oversee scrap metal operation.
  • Requisition production supplies as needed and maintain inventories on hand.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Consistent and safe execution of duties associated with forklift operation when certified to Seattle Goodwill standards.* Supervisory Responsibilities : Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Goodwill's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; monitoring performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems. Partner with People Relations as needed and appropriate. Position Requirements (Qualifications for the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act) To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and Experience:
    • High school graduate or equivalency preferred
    • 1 year production or warehouse experience, working knowledge of material handling practices
    • Minimum 6 months to 1 year of supervisory experience
    • Must have familiarity with dock equipment, lifting and handling techniques
    • Ability to work and lead in a team environment
    • Proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams).
    • Ability to learn new technology and software as related to the job. Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
      • If applicable to job role: Seattle Goodwill Forklift certification optional, must meet eligibility requirements. Physical Abilities: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to lift and carry up to 30 - 40 pounds; have developed fine motor control (grasp, handle, manipulate objects with fingers; standing for long periods, frequent bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, squatting, pushing; climbing ladders; able to travel across a variety of surfaces (stairs, ramps, uneven terrain). Able to communicate with others effectively both verbally and written, including those who have limited English skills. Maintain reliable attendance. Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities :
        • Problem Solving
        • Communicating with the public
        • Verbal and written communication skills Work Environment: Warehouse environment, temperature varies, exposure to dust.
          • 20% employee shopping discount at all retail and outlet locations
          • Healthcare benefits, including medical, dental and vision for full-time employees who work 30 hours or more per week
          • Vacation pay - based on job role and tenure
          • Sick time pay - based on accruals and Seattle Paid Sick/Safe Time
          • 9 paid holidays per year (includes floating holidays)
          • Voluntary insurance plans for full-time employees who work 30 hours or more per week
          • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) full-time employees who work 30 hours or more per week
          • Basic AD&D and Basic Life Insurance for full-time employees who work 30 hours or more per week
          • Long Term Disability insurance for exempt (salaried full-time employees)
          • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - free and confidential
          • Employee loan program - for critical needs such as rent, e lectric bill, etc.
          • Educational loan program
          • Some job roles are eligible for bonuses
          • Jury duty and bereavement pay
            Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Goodwill believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor Goodwill to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the Goodwill.
            • Bellingham, 1115 East Sunset Driver, Bellingham, Washington, United States of America

Keywords: Goodwill, Bellingham , Material Handler Supervisor, Professions , Bellingham, Washington

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