Warehouse Supervisor

Department:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jan 8, 2022

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

 

 

Calgary is a repack plant for FMC Agriculture Solutions in the CA and plays a key role in supporting business growth. 

The Warehouse Supervisor manages key activities supporting production and material management operations at the FMC Calgary, CA site.  Responsibilities include, support for development and execution of the production schedule, warehouse troubleshooting, warehouse and process efficiency improvement efforts, and capital project development and execution. In addition, the Warehouse Supervisor will have responsibility for plant inventory, inventory scheduling and execution of inbound and outbound deliveries, and management of warehouse operations and personnel. The Warehouse Supervisor will report to the Operations Manager and will actively support the site production team.

 

Responsibilities:

EHS:

  • Be a consistent champion for all plant environmental, health, and safety policies, and improvement efforts. Lead toolbox meetings, and safety training as needed.
  • Participate in, and lead site housekeeping improvement efforts, including supporting 5S implementation throughout the site.
  • Initiate MOC’s and/or QAR’s as required. 

 

OPERATIONS:

  • Identify and execute productivity improvement projects to increase warehouse efficiency, drive plant growth and reduce cost.
  • Support overall execution of weekly production schedules. Lead team of materials handlers and logistics coordinator to lead the execution of inbound and outbound deliveries.
  • Work closely, and communicate frequently with site staff (operations manager, supervisors) to help in execution of new process / new product introductions.
  • Provide support for production schedule planning, including recommendations for schedule improvements to drive efficiency and rate improvement.

 

MATERIALS / WAREHOUSE

  • Implement standards for inventory control, inventory accuracy, and inventory management.  Coordinate the cycle count program and reconciliation process. Monitor blocked and restricted stock as well as slow moving/obsolete inventory and help develop plans for final disposition.
  • Manage shipping and receiving processes, including complying with carrier selection guidelines, ensuring completion of required SAP transactions, and compliance with haz-materials and DOT regulations.
  • Oversee warehouse operations, including development and implementation of material put-away strategies, management of off-site material storage, and control of strategic material stocks.
  • Ensure data entry procedures align with inventory control needs.
  • Lead annual physical inventory count and reconciliations (quantity and lot numbers) for plant warehouses.  This includes root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Lead and main standard for Agrichemical Warehousing Standards Association Audit (AWSA).
  • Own and maintain daily updates to materials / warehouse KPIs, as well as weekly/monthly reporting requirements.
  • Manage team of hourly warehouse operators and associated site support personnel.
  • Participate on the site leadership team, attending required plant leadership meetings and events.
  • Follow up with vendors regarding the status of incoming orders and communicate to affected parties.
  • Ensure raw materials and packaging for the site are ordered in time to meet the production schedule and escalate any concerns that arise.
  • Follow up on any shipping and receiving transactional discrepancies and ensure that they are resolved in a timely fashion.
  • Review volume variance and forecasts and advise on any material concerns that could prevent the site from completing.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, supply chain, or related function preferred.  Will consider Associate Degree with Manufacturing related experience. 

 

Qualifications:

  • 3-7 years in supply chain, material scheduling/ording, and planning in a chemical manufacturing environment
  • Experience in SAP at an in-depth level as it relates to MRP, inventory, and Material scheduling
  • Demonstrated ability work in a team environment, effectively interface with other operating departments, meet and demand performance required to meet and exceed assigned responsibilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and task completion dates, strong time management
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; Ability to work independently and must have strong follow-up, organization and interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of employees.
  • Detail, deadline and customer service oriented, with the ability to integrate information in order to accurately understand and apply to an overall procedure and/or process.

 

Competencies

  • Adaptive
  • Accountable
  • Inclusive
  • Leadership

 

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department