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Kansas Department of Commerce Warehouse and Logistics Supervisor in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11523487

What you will do

Johnson Controls’ Wichita operation designs, builds and distributes around one million pieces of residential heating and cooling equipment every year. Johnson Controls Wichita builds and assembles some of the biggest HVAC brands in the industry, including York, Luxaire, Coleman, Champion and Guardian.

The primary manufacturing campus sits on 63 acres with a total of 1.3 million square feet. It has also translated into large employment growth in Wichita, where its workforce is around 1,600 employees which is up nearly 22 percent year over year. The Wichita manufacturing facility is the largest non-aircraft manufacturing plant in Wichita.

The Warehouse and Logistics Supervisor will be responsible for managing warehouse and logistics processes and personnel to support Customer delivery targets and Inventory metrics and implementing processes that improve operating efficiencies and reduce cost within plant and logistics costs. This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

How you will do it

+ Warehousing:

+ Manage the storage and movement of materials within a facility.

+ Responsible to ensure all warehouse operations have proper material handling equipment and resources to complete tasks on schedule and safely.

+ Plan and manage warehouse space utilization.

+ Maintain raw material and (where applicable) finished goods inventories.

+ Manage material flow within the facility.

+ Support cycle count program to ensure accurate inventory balances.

+ Receiving:

+ Unload deliveries to the facility.

+ Ensure proper quality of materials prior to receipt into ERP.

+ Ensure received materials match the purchase order.

+ Shipping:

+ Plan, coordinate and manage the daily shipping and distribution plan.

+ Load trucks and schedules leaving the facility

+ Manage palletization and packaging operations

+ Logistics:

+ Ensure utilization for approved carrier list according approved Routing instructions.

+ Coordinate with third-party logistics (3PL) or approved carriers for product leaving the facility.

+ Ensure key JCMS material processes for Transportation execution are implemented, and operating daily

+ Follow import-export regulation and paperwork requirements

+ Maintains effective working relationship and communication with all departments.

+ Operates within budget and contributes to the overall reduction of overhead and expenses.

+ Responsible for leading projects related to Continuous Improvement and Cost reduction efforts in accordance with Plant Management goals.

What we look for


+ Associate degree.

+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience in warehouse management, shipping or logistics.

+ Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience.

+ Extended MRP and/or ERP experience.

+ Intermediate proficiency using MS Office Suite.

+ Willing to be hands-on on the shop floor.

+ Solid leadership skills.


+ Experience with warehouse management and distribution systems, transportation management systems (TMS) and managing customs compliance.

+ APICS CPIM or CLTD certification.