Warehouse Supervisor

at LANXESS in El Dorado, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Who we are:


LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 employees in33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.

LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 21 locations in 10 states.


What we can offer you:


LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.


We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.


Job Highlights


Supervise daily activities in shipping & receiving with a team of 7 people

Coordinate completion of daily work assignments, documentation and checklists

Lead and participate in warehouse team safety meetings, complete job safety analysis as required

Ensure efficient processes and maximize warehouse productivity

Maintaining records, reporting relevant information, and preparing any necessary documentation

Perform daily inspection of the warehouse grounds; Good housekeeping practices

Monitor ordering of shipping supplies, (bracing, cardboard, product labels, stretch wrap, etc.) and monitor inventory levels

Proactively communicate process discrepancies.

Develop SOP, train employees and reinforce company policy

Administer performance improvement and progressive positive disciplinary actions as appropriate

Ensure use of PPE, maintaining the condition and storage of equipment and ensuring personnel adhere to guidelines

Promote a proactive safety culture and strong team collaboration

Work on cross functional team and support management goals

Ensure use of PPE, maintaining the condition and storage of equipment and ensuring personnel adhere to guidelines

When needed, assist with staging, loading and shipping of outbound shipments and receipt of inbound shipments (raw materials, packaging, etc.) unloading trucks and complete shipment paperwork.

Ensure Preventive Maintenance, safety showers and ladder inspections are completed on time.




High School Diploma or equivalent, Degree in business or a related field preferred

5-10 years of previous experience as a warehouse supervisor or a similar management position.

Strong working knowledge of warehouse operations and management.

Time management skills and the ability to delegate. SAP experience, organization skills.

Must have good communication skills ((written and oral) Spanish bilingual is a plus)),ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.

Some knowledge on dangerous good shipment and DOT regulations.

Strong work ethic and team player.

Must support and adhere to company policies and procedures.


What we offer you:

Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.

Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.

Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global "Xwork" program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.

Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .




Join the LANXESS team!


Must include a resume.


LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

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Job Posting: 3082444

Posted On: Oct 08, 2021

Updated On: Oct 16, 2021