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Warehouse Supervisor

City & State: 

West Columbia, SC, US, 29172

Job Category:  Bakery Operations

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 26 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.



Job Title

  • Warehouse Supervisor


  • Warehouse

Reporting to

  • Warehouse Manager


Key Accountabilities

Responsible for the direct Supervision of all activities involved with the timely supply of ingredients and packaging materials to the Production lines across all shifts of operation.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Follow all bakery GMP and safety policies and procedures
  • Follow all FSQA policies and procedures specific to FG, ingredient, and packaging material movements to and from the production lines
  • Daily oversite of ingredient and packaging material requirements to support scheduled production
  • Daily oversite of adherence to REMIX movements
  • Daily oversite of Julian date/expire and movements
  • Daily oversite of material movements by Material Handlers 
  • Daily oversite of product damage, authorized disposals, and proper documentation and timely disposals required
  • Provide training, coaching, and accountability to Material Handlers across all shifts of operation
  • Ensure housekeeping and organization expectations are maintained in dry storage areas
  • Daily safety checks and documentation of racking system, Material Handler forklifts, and emergency exits
  • All other duties that are assigned by department management
  • Assist department management in the creation and implementation of policies and procedures specific to activities involved with the FG freezer and storage of ingredients and finished goods.
  • Assist in screening and interviewing prospective applicants for department.
  • Creation of employee work schedules and daily oversite.
  • Identify areas which need improvement and assist Department Manager with formulating and implementing corrective actions.
  • Works interdepartmentally with other supervisors to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Works cooperatively with the Production departments to facilitate timely and accurate movements of ingredients, packaging materials, and occasional manual FG movements to the freezer.
  • Works cooperatively with the Production Scheduler and Production Leadership to ensure ingredients are used in a FIFO environment.
  • All other responsibilities as they are identified.



Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a food-manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role
  • Previous forklift experience recommended
  • Good reading, writing and oral communications in English
  • Very good mathematical skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary, including weekends as needed
  • Computer skills – Ability to use Outlook, Word, and Excel software
  • SAP and SAP WM experience a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with other departments or customers
  • Must demonstrate good management skills
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • All other duties as assigned



  • High School diploma required
  • Associates Degree or higher recommended



  • Mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to equipment
  • SAP and or SAP WM experience


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Frequently climbing stairs
  • Standing & walking for extended periods of time
  • Frequently pushing, pulling & bending
  • Reaching & stooping


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.
  • The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.





ARYZTA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer(AA/EOE)

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