Share this Job

Supervisor, Receiving

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Menomonee Falls, WI, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing supervisory support for the receiving operation of the business. Manage the receipt and immediate movement of product containers, raw material, freight packages, and supplies for storage or use.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision of receiving activities to include the efficient and timely receipt and unloading of shipping containers and tankers, as well as the movement of content and material for use or storage. 
  • Provide dispatch oversight to commercial truck driver team.
  • Monitor and track towards achievement of key performance indicators.
  • Coordinate timely equipment and staffing to ensure the efficient operation of the department.
  • Maintain a safety-first culture through the effective communicate and enforcement of safety standards; ensure workspace is 5S compliant.
  • Foster and maintain a continuous improvement environment.
  • Interface with contract labor force and coordinate assignments.
  • Serve as an internal resource for users of the Warehouse Management System (WMS) as appropriate; ensure the system is maintained and users are properly trained.
  • Routinely inspect the physical condition of the receiving operation, vehicle fleet, and/or equipment; order testing, maintenance, repairs, and/or replacements as necessary.
  • Prepare and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for the department; and assist in the preparation of correspondence, reports, operations, maintenance, and safety manuals.
  • Monitor expenditures; may assist in the preparation and management of the annual budget.
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of the assigned receiving team. Provide leadership and direction to members of the department, performing those responsibilities in accordance with the established policies and applicable laws. Responsible for participating in interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning or directing work, appraising performance, disciplining team members and resolving problems. Work with Human Resources to resolve more complex team member-related issues.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Education:   

  • High School Diploma or completion of GED equivalent.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Five (5) years of progressive warehouse & receiving operations experience. Supervisory experience is preferred.

License(s) / Certification(s):

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the logistics operations with emphasis on the receiving function.
  • Working knowledge of LEAN principles.
  • Proficiency using a Personal Computer (PC) to include associated hardware and software typically used including a Warehouse Management System (i.e. SAP).
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Strong team leadership skills including the ability to effectively supervise a team in a semi-complex and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to effectively work within established timelines.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be highly organized.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to be detail oriented.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.
  • Ability to work effectively under time and resource constraints.
  • Ability to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and standards of practice.
  • Ability to manage and work within budgetary constraints.
  • Ability to legally operate a passenger and commercial vehicle.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.

Physical Requirements

Normal warehouse/distribution center environment.


For employment within the United States, Lamplight Farms Incorporate, a division of the W.C. Bradley Co., uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired team members.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service at


Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co.
is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with Lamplight Farms Incorporated and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 262.790.8616 or visit us at W140N4900 Lilly Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Manager, Warehouse, ERP, Shipping and Receiving, SAP, Management, Manufacturing, Technology, Operations