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Warehouse Supervisor

Date: Feb 22, 2021

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

W.R. Grace is a global leader in manufacturing specialty chemicals.  We currently have a leadership role at our finish goods warehouse in Curtis Bay, MD.  Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, you will lead a team of 8 warehouse employees on second shift.  You will be responsible for delivering excellent service and quality for three of W.R. Grace’s business units. 

  • Ensuring that employees are equipped and operate all warehouse equipment in a safe manner.  Comply with Grace EHS Policy
  • Promote an environment of safety, continuous improvement and delivering against productivity targets
  • Responsible for knowing safe operation of warehouse equipment including powered industrial trucks, sit down forklifts, stand up reach trucks, etc.
  • Develop and maintain an engaged, productive workforce that is focused on delivering to W.R. Grace’s bottom line
  • Supervise in accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreement rules, with emphasis on safe operations
  • Train, coach and correct employee behavior in accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Work with warehouse team, third party drivers and other Grace employees to solve problems in order to complete daily tasks
  • Ensure that all outbound shipments are processed in accordance to Grace’s standards to satisfy our customers
  • Review and assign specific tasks in a fair and responsible manner to warehouse team
  • Direct drivers on dock and load assignments
  • Ensure all warehouse personnel remain current on all warehouse and corporate training requirements
  • Provide back-up support to office and first shift management as necessary
  • Required to work a shift schedule and work overtime during peak periods as well as holidays as determined by the business requirements

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid process and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
  • Demonstrated focus on solving problems and issues
  • Ability to multi-task in order to complete tasks on time and accurately
  • Excellent follow-up skills

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in logistics / warehousing management / supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a union environment following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement
  • SAP user experience is a plus
  • Experience in inventory and logistics transactions


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore