Argentina - Español

Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

West Memphis, AR, United States of America
Job Reference JR0070861
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 0+
Start date 2023-09-25

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

  • Supervise and coordinate activities of employees working with receiving, storing, inventorying, weighing, sampling and shipping materials in warehouse or yard.  Operate lift truck.  Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Plan layout of warehouse and storage area.
  • Advises employees on care and preservation of items received, stored and shipped of methods and use of equipment on company policies and safety regulations on duty assignments, performance
  • Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules and expedite workflow.  Issue written and oral instructions.  Assigns duties, standardizes procedures to improve efficiency.
  • Review records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures.  Prepares composite reports from individual reports of subordinates.  Suggest changes to increase efficiency of department.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of departments.
  • Operate lift truck.  Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.
  • Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules and procedures applicable to area of responsibility and ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensures employees are provided required training for area and jobs and tasks prior to assigning work.
  • Ensures area of responsibility is maintained in orderly and safe manner.
  • Promptly reports unsafe working conditions to management and communicates potential hazards to affected employees.
  • Promptly reports all incidents to management and conducts incident investigation as soon as practicable; no later than 24 hours from time of incident.
  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience

  • One to three years related experience and/or training.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence, speak effectively before groups of supervisors or employees, and apply common sense and problem solving.
  • Computer skills, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Job requirements include standing, walking, sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.  Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl.  Also have the ability to speak and hear.
  • Required to regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

Equipment Used

  • Typical office equipment: PC, telephone, fax machine, tablet, scanners, forklift 

Working Conditions

  • Some duties are performed in outside weather conditions, working frequently near moving mechanical parts.  Occasional work done in high, precarious places and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

Employee Supervision

  • Supervises two or more employees.

Decision Making/Accountability

  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of duties.

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.


Job Description

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

  • Supervise and coordinate activities of employees working with receiving, storing, inventorying, weighing, sampling and shipping materials in warehouse or yard.  Operate lift truck.  Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Plan layout of warehouse and storage area.
  • Advises employees on care and preservation of items received, stored and shipped of methods and use of equipment on company policies and safety regulations on duty assignments, performance
  • Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules and expedite workflow.  Issue written and oral instructions.  Assigns duties, standardizes procedures to improve efficiency.
  • Review records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures.  Prepares composite reports from individual reports of subordinates.  Suggest changes to increase efficiency of department.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of departments.
  • Operate lift truck.  Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.
  • Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules and procedures applicable to area of responsibility and ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensures employees are provided required training for area and jobs and tasks prior to assigning work.
  • Ensures area of responsibility is maintained in orderly and safe manner.
  • Promptly reports unsafe working conditions to management and communicates potential hazards to affected employees.
  • Promptly reports all incidents to management and conducts incident investigation as soon as practicable; no later than 24 hours from time of incident.
  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience

  • One to three years related experience and/or training.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence, speak effectively before groups of supervisors or employees, and apply common sense and problem solving.
  • Computer skills, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Job requirements include standing, walking, sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.  Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl.  Also have the ability to speak and hear.
  • Required to regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

Equipment Used

  • Typical office equipment: PC, telephone, fax machine, tablet, scanners, forklift 

Working Conditions

  • Some duties are performed in outside weather conditions, working frequently near moving mechanical parts.  Occasional work done in high, precarious places and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

Employee Supervision

  • Supervises two or more employees.

Decision Making/Accountability

  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of duties.

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us