National Grid Supervisor, Warehousing in Liverpool, New York

_About the Position:_

The role holder is responsible for the daily supervision and organization of assigned warehousing operations personnel in order to safely, effectively, and efficiently accomplish job tasks in line with departmental and National Grid requirements. Perform all daily SAP transactions necessary to effectively manage warehouse operations and comply with National Grid inventory management policies/procedures and SOX audit control requirements.

_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Create a culture of safety, where employees believe that safety is our #1 priority. Perform all annually required safe/unsafe act observations, as well as compliance assessments.

  • Supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching, counseling, and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Participate and/or lead performance hub discussions with the workforce to promote safety, efficiency, and continuous improvement.

  • Monitor performance of allocated staff including issues relating to sickness, discipline, and poor standards of work to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and effectively.

  • Perform all required SAP transactions (receipts, put-away, picks, issues, transfers, cycle counts, warehouse daily monitor, etc.) to support the daily warehouse operational requirements.

  • Conduct or lead cause and corrective action (CCA) for warehouse transactions that lead to inventory integrity failures and ensure sustainability of program.

  • Contribute to the protection of the public and organizational personnel by ensuring all materials, standards and procedures are in line with National Grid safety policies and processes.

  • Provide support to internal and external stakeholders to comply with established service level agreements (SLA’s).

  • Collate information to ensure operational activity is in line with external regulations, audits, and ensure more senior team members have accurate and up to date information as required.

  • Execute instructions and requests, plan and organize resources and make appropriate arrangements to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and in line with relevant policies and processes.

  • Monitor and assess team working practices to ensure they are compliant with regulations relating to their area.

  • Oversee the operational workload of the workforce; ensuring allocated staff is fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed program of work.

  • Promote and implement best practices within the staff to ensure compliance with National Grid policies and regulatory requirements.

*Knowledge & Experience Required: *

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering (preferred) and up to 3 years’ of related experience (warehousing, material planning, supply chain, procurement), knowledge of LEAN and continuous improvement related principles, or committed to ‘on the job’ training programs with practical experience of methods, processes and techniques relevant to area or discipline.

  • SAP Supply Chain experience, IMWM desired, with ability to perform all transactions required to support warehouse (WM) operations.

  • Technically proficient within subject matter withexperience of leading a team involved in transactional operational services, in both routine and emergency conditions.

  • Have a good working knowledge of tools and systems within the designated area, as well as knowledge of materials and their application in the gas and/or electric utility industry (preferred).

  • Knowledge and experience in labor relations and effective labor contract administration/optimization (preferred)

  • Knowledge and experience in storm restoration and emergency management (preferred).

_Capability Requirements:_

  • Understanding Others: Understands what someone is saying or feeling, even if person is not very clear, and can accurately predict how someone will respond.

  • Impact and Influence: Adapts approach and considers what is important to the audience by tailoring message accordingly.

  • Leveraging Networks: Actively builds and maintains a network of relationships, outside Operations

  • Drive for Results: Proactively makes changes to improve performance, efficiency and effectiveness of processes within the relevant Operations area.

  • Organizational Savvy: Identifies the key stakeholders in the organization and uses that information and the informal organizational structure to get things done within the Operational area.

  • Holding People Accountable: Within own Operational area, demands high performance and makes the consequences of non-performance clear.

  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Encourages and empowers others by offering help and advice, and building a common understanding of needs and shared goals of the Operational area.

  • Change Agent: Ability to facilitate change and cohesion among a diverse represented worker population.

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

/National Grid values and celebrates a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusiveness that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer/

Job: *Procurement Exec

Organization: *Procurement Exec

Title: Supervisor, Warehousing

Location: NY-Liverpool

Requisition ID: 20180882