Logistics & Warehouse Supervisor

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

People & HR, Operations
Springfield, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

You’re the kind of person who’s always thinking three or four steps ahead, connecting the dots like an air-traffic controller, staying on top of what needs to happen next to keep everything moving and on time. You love working in a fast-paced environment. You’ve seen firsthand how teamwork makes the dream work, which is why you always lead by example, inspiring those around you to be as proactive, efficient, and accurate as you are.

The Logistics & Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for all activities required to ensure accurate and timely receipt and shipment of orders. This includes coordination of the dock schedule, coaching and assisting leads, following up with freight carriers when needed, and completion of order management processes within the system. The ideal candidate for the role is organized and process / system oriented, communicates clearly and directly, acts with a sense of urgency, and understands the flow of data to solve problems. You will work closely with the shipping leads, production team, supply chain, and 3rd party logistics partners to meet the expectations and standards of Vital Farms and our customers.

What You'll Do

  • Partner with other departments and leaders at ECS to ensure we win as a team and meet (or exceed) our daily production schedule targets.
  • Ensure all personnel safety, sanitation, and food safety procedures are followed without exception.
  • Directly manage Crew in their daily tasks, including performance reviews, on-the-job training, and coaching/disciplinary action
  • Assign tasks and monitor performance to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Partner with the training team to oversee and coordinate the development and up-skilling of your crew.
  • Prepare shipping paperwork for each day’s orders.
  • Communicate with drivers on-site to check them in and facilitate the smooth flow of freight in and out of the facility.
  • Assist shipping leads in managing the daily dock schedule, including consistent follow up for missed appointments.
  • Systematically receive inbound orders and fulfill outbound orders.
  • Assist in storage organization activities, identifying problems to be addressed, as time allows.
  • Act like an owner and identify areas to drive continuous improvement.

What You Bring to the Table

  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a warehouse or transportation role
  • High School diploma or GED required but a bachelor’s degree in supply chain or Operations is strongly preferred
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to work in a fluid, fast paced environment
  • Ability to quickly learn new tools and systems
  • Excel skills – ability to manipulate data using standard formulas / functionality and in templates created by others

What We Bring to the Table

  • A fast-paced, energetic environment with passionate people who are leading a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table
  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Paid Parental Leave, just to name a few)
  • Company-wide bonus program; when we succeed together, we celebrate together
  • Generous retirement contributions: 401(k) + 3% Contribution from Day 1
  • Free eggs and butter, along with friends and family discounts
  • Fun team SWAG that will make you the talk of the town
  • Professional development opportunities and an amazing team dedicated to your growth

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at careers@vitalfarms.com .