Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.

  • Warehouse Supervisor

    Job Locations US-WA-Sumner
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
    8am - 5pm
  • Overview

    Position Summary

    Provides support to the operation manager. Assist in coordinating training and developing the warehouse coordinators in all aspects relating to operation requirements as described by the customer. Coordinates all records provided by drayage carriers.  Prepares required reports and communicates data to customers and various departments.  Plans and informs dock management of dock activities.  Position supports internal and external vendors, customers and operations.


    Job Responsibilities

    • Responsibilities:

      Develops and analyzes data and service specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of service

      • Promotes and organizes training activities related to service quality and reliability. Responds to customer inquiries.
      • Coordinates and monitors arrival of priority containers with dock supervisors regarding priority containers such as airfreight and special projects.
      • Responsible for establishing daily drayage forecast, vessel assignments, and coordinating with drayage partners, port authorities, terminal operators and customers to ensure daily/weekly goals are achieved.
      • Maintains contact with carriers to collect data about daily performance.
      • Analyzes and cross-references reports while coordinating with customer service and other staff to ensure movements of customer goods are properly performed.
      • Participates in weekly production calls with customers and daily production statuses with facility leadership to review current and upcoming operational needs.
      • Examines work for exactness and conformance to policies and procedures.
      • Maintains access to all systems reports for research and customer compliance maintenance
      • Duties and responsibilities are subject to change as directed by management
      • Conducts operations in a manner which promotes safety; maintains clean, neat and orderly work area.
      • Reviews production schedules and related information and confers with department supervisors and/or managers to determine timetable required to ensure product is shipped on a timely basis.
      • Confers with supervisor and other department supervisors to determine progress of work and to provide information on the timely shipping of customers' product. Confers with other department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
    • Work cooperatively with others.
    • Interact with employees and customers in an appropriate manner.
    • Use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email and preparing reports and work schedule.
    • Review and analyze data and information .
    • Plan, prioritize and monitor activities.
    • Complete assigned tasks/projects in a timely manner.
    • Comply with all Company policies and procedures


    Minimum Required Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and five years related experience as a warehouse supervisor and/or lead.
    • Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets and Warehouse/Yard Management Systems would be helpful.



    Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1st of the month following start date
    • 401k with a company match
    • Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short &
    • Long Term Disability, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation, and much more. 

    Any and all benefits offered are subject to the eligibility requirements, terms, and provisions set forth in the respective policies and plan documents, which you may request from Human Resources. 

    About Yusen Logistics (Americas)

    As a part of the NYK Group, Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. performs a key role in keeping world trade moving by offering air and ocean freight forwarding, global warehousing, reverse logistics, intermodal and multimodal transportation, and supply chain solutions to some of the world’s largest industries. For more information, please visit our website at  www.yusen-logistics.com. 

    Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment extends to all aspects of the company’s employment practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, transferring, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment.


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