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Warehousing Supervisor
Title:Warehousing Supervisor
Subsidiary:Empire District (A Liberty Utilities Company)
Location:Joplin, MO
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:64801

Liberty Utilities (formerly Empire Electric District Company) is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada. 

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

This position will be primary back-up to the Manager of Warehousing to assist the manager in all warehousing activities within the Purchasing and Services department.  To provide user support for implementation and maintenance of all inventory software applications.  Assist in managing the daily activities of the Supply Chain Alliance partnership.

Job Functions:

  • Manager storekeepers and clerk-storekeepers, including training of new personnel and instruction/leadership of the Stores safety program.  Report directly to the Manager of Warehousing and assist the manager in all other duties assigned.
  • To be a point of contact withe the Strategic Projects group concerning procurement of materials.  To work closely with the Manager of Warehousing and supply chain personnel to assure proper scheduling of materials, kitting, connexes, and all material functions.
  • Manage inventory control efforts according to policies and procedures so that an adequate  and reasonable level of inventory is maintained to ensure that the needs of internal customers are met.  Work with the Manager to set and monitor inventory levels at all of the Transmission & Distribution storerooms.
  • Manage inventory activities such as cycle counts, etc... for compliance with Company's accounting and SOX requirements.  Be the main back-up and point of contact for internal and external Auditors concerning inventory to the Manager of Warehousing.  Work directly with Warehousing Manager in managing key controls (KC) requirements.  Carry out all inventory controls as required.
  • Work with the Purchasing Manager and Inventory Accountant and Supply Chain Coordinator to manage the automated inventory system.  Assist with computer system implementation and training.
  • Manage the daily activities of the Supply Chain Alliance partnership.  Also assist the manager in developing cost saving efficiencies.  Provide backup for the Purchasing Coordinator, Buyer(s) and support for the Supply Chain Department personnel.
  • Based in the Kodiak facility in Joplin, MO.  Be responsible for all electric warehouse branches (14) and INIRB company material warehoused at Alliance facility.  Handles multiple tasks and priorities.  Organizes data, information, and projects.  Follows through on projects in an orderly and timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Supply Chain Certificate or equivalent experience in supply chain, warehouse operations and inventory control.
  • Must possess good leadership, managerial and organizational skills.  
  • Proficient use of Excel, Word and other software abilities is required.
  • Job requires travel in company service area as well as conferences and training outside of the area.
  • Also requires walking, standing, climbing, lifting and additional hours as needed.

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.​ Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.

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