Warehouse Supervisor

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world through wholesome dairy products. Since our founding in 1984, Hilmar Cheese Company has been committed to innovation and sustainability. Our state-of-the art production facilities convert an abundance of locally sourced high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. The Cheese and Ingredients that we produce create a wide variety of retail and food service products from sliced and shredded cheeses, to protein supplements and infant formula. We are a trusted partner to premier food and beverage brands in for than fifty countries helping bring their vision into reality.


Throughout our decades of success and growth we have remained committed to our mission and values and these principles unite our people and guide all that we do.

A Typical Day

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for Facilitating and coordinating information flow regarding customer’s needs between corporate customer service, warehousing and the cheese and whey production staff.  Works with grading team to help insure product quality meets customer’s needs.  Must encourage a high level of communication with all members of the distribution team and cheese production staff. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Works with customer service staff, warehouse staff and production and distribution supervisor to reconcile all inventory discrepancies
  • Participates in all physical counts
  • Develops and maintains procedures for warehouse functions
  • Supervises forklift staff and coordinates forklift drivers schedules to maximize staff and through put of trucks
  • Works closely with corporate customer service and Warehouse Manager to ensure accuracy of inventory and shipments
  • Develop and mentor professional growth & advancement of hourly department staff
  • Serves as back up for inventory and warehouse operators when needed
  • Responsible for battery and forklift fleet maintenance
  • Responsible for maintaining sanitation of warehouse(s)
  • Annual completion of OSHA required safety training.
  • Complete company safety training program(s).
  • Annual completion of Food Safety overview training
  • Completion of First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
  • Completion of Emergency Response Training to include 24 hr initial, 8 hr refresher each year
  • Participates in onsite leadership training
  • Promote Company Culture
  • Achieve common business goals through cooperative alignment with all departments.

What You Will Need

  • English skills must be proficient to understand, read, write and speak English
  • High School Diploma/GED plus 2 years related experience, OR Associate's degree in related field plus 1 year’s related experience, OR Bachelor's degree.
  • Active/past member of department safety team
  • Experience as an On the Job Trainer
  • Has completed/in the process of completing HCC Level 1 Leadership training
  • In good standing regarding performance and attendance
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Software such a Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, as needed

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Advancement through leadership roles
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working with SAP

Physical Demands & Work Environment

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Stand and walk almost the entire workday.
  • Employees must be physically capable of working in any of the job tasks within their respective area.
  • Required to work at heights and in fairly small areas.
  • Pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, handling and grasping, twisting/turning, repetitive bending.

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.


This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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