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Silgan Warehouse Supervisor in SAVAGE, Minnesota

Stability. Innovation. Industry Leader - Silgan Strong.

Leadership, Quality, Integrity, and Collaboration; the foundation of Silgan Container’s Vision and Values

Silgan Containers is currently seeking a highly talented Warehouse Supervisor to join our Savage, MN Team! The Warehouse Supervisor position is responsible for inventory control of a high volume manufacturing facility.

  • Warehouse supervision

  • Ensures materials are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures. Oversees the rotation of inventories within the warehouse.

  • Inventory control - manage inventories to expected levels at competitive costs while covering customer demands.

  • Truck Scheduling - contact, schedule and organize trucks to meet our customer and plant requirements.

  • Cost control - find ways to reduce cost while meeting operational and customer needs.

  • Support all Corporate and Plant level Continuous Improvement (CI) Initiatives. Ensure the department maintains acceptable standard with respect to lean manufacturing, sanitation, and various initiatives as assigned.

  • Maintain high standards with respect to raw materials and finished product. Maintain good manufacturing practices with respect to handling, storage, shipment of goods and materials.

  • Foster and enforce a positive safety environment. Support all Corporate and Plant safety initiatives.

  • Effectively manages Warehouse and all assigned employees. This includes, but is not limited to identifying employee's skills and developing them by coaching and counseling on a regular basis. Providing feedback on both positive and negative performance. Counsels, records, and disciplines as necessary.

  • Forecasting - monthly expenses in warehousing costs, warehousing labor and inventories.

  • Budgeting - prepare annual budget for warehousing costs, forklift maintenance and all associated labor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Must have strong leadership skills

  • Must have strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, AS400, and E1)

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must have ability to work nights and/or weekends as work load necessitates

  • Must be able to travel 0 to 10% of the time

EDUCATION: Associate or Bachelor Degree in related field or equivalent work experienceEXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years experience in shipping and receiving control in a high-speed manufacturing environment


  • Must be able to walk frequently on concrete throughout a large manufacturing facility

  • Environmental heat, cold, noise above 95 dbA, and working with moving vehicles

  • Must be able to work over 40 hours per week. Individual will be managing people who may either be on a continuous or conventional schedule and must, therefore, be able to effectively interface with those employees on various days/hours during the week.

Requisition ID: 11051