Logistics Supervisor

for WITTENSTEIN Inc. at US - Bartlett, IL (USA)


This is a supervisory leadership position. The Logistics Supervisor supports the Production Manager by managing and monitoring daily operations by implementing cost effective and efficient processes through direct reports and in conjunction with management direction. This position is also responsible for training, coaching, and supporting other team members in the Logistics Department. The Logistics Supervisor assists in interviewing and recommends selection of new hires. In addition, the Logistics Supervisor is responsible for ensuring employee adherence to the company's Quality Management System.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Administer personnel performance management
  • Assess current department needs and makes recommendations for future department needs
  • Interview and recommend new hires
  • Maintain record of workload activities as per established procedures
  • Investigate customer complaints and respond accordingly
  • Maintains the departments metrics and updates accordingly
  • Makes proposals for the budget and maintains compliance
Operational Responsibilities:
  • Participate in projects and meetings related to logistical solutions including on-time delivery for both shipping and receiving, Kanban, warehouse layout, and flow of product
  • Inventory control through cycle counts, inventory turns, obsolete inventory, new inventory locations, inventory movement, and inventory adjustments
  • Monitor and schedule maintenance for logistic equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • BA/BS in business or related discipline (preferred)
  • 2 - 5 years shipping/receiving experience
  • Effectively communicates with others
  • Effectively organizes and prioritizes work with attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (preferred)
  • ERP systems experience required
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Ability to make recommendations on budget, capital equipment, and inventory
  • Manage quality shipments and inventory, cost safety, and schedule to meet company goals

  • Great Place To Work Certified
  • Competitive base salary
  • Excellent health benefits
    • Monthly medical premiums 50% to 75% below market
    • Annual deductible & copays below market
    • Higher % of medical coverage than market
    • No monthly dental and vision premiums
  • Matching 401(k) contribution
  • Wellness reimbursement (50% up to $500/year)
  • Wellness rewards redeemed for gift cards
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Committed to being a world-class partner of intelligent mechatronic drive technology, servo systems, and medical components, WITTENSTEIN uses the power of science, innovation, and forward-thinking engineering to provide you cutting-edge technology for motion. Since pioneering the alpha servo planetary gear reducer in 1983, support and motion requirements from the market have continued to change and WITTENSTEIN is well positioned to deliver reliable products and services to its customers and partners.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or other status protected by applicable law. WITTENSTEIN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.



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