Warehouse Supervisor – Gresham, OR

As one of the largest public refrigerated warehousing companies in the U.S., Henningsen Cold Storage delivers award-winning refrigerated logistics through a national warehouse network totaling more than 60 million cubic feet of multi-temperature controlled storage.

Specific Duties:

  • Direct and assign work; set performance objectives and monitor performance of all warehouse team members.
  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, training, appraising, and coaching team members. Ensure retention standards are met.
  • Manage WMS to achieve optimum efficiencies related to zoning and use of Red Prairie.
  • Prepare operational schedules and coordinate activities.
  • Provide a safe work environment through personal actions. Identify any safety concerns, as well as cost-saving opportunities.
  • Represent the Company to all warehouse customers and maintain positive relationships.
  • Ensure that care, custody and control procedures are in place. Monitor operational performance.
  • Manage inventory thru cycle counts and resolution of inventory discrepancies.
  • Promote open door policy and team environment.
  • Perform activities of workers supervised.
  • Other duties as requested.

Preferred Education/Experience/Additional Skills:

  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in warehouse or grocery/food distribution.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Operate and train on forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Proven success in identifying and implementing potential efficiency gains and increasing business unit profitability
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive customer relations.
  • Proven ability in effectively leading, coaching, mentoring and developing a team.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices within a distribution environment and working knowledge and understanding of refrigeration standards.
  • Ability to identify the strengths of others, and coach/mentor them into a role that will capitalize on those strengths.
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies and implement changes
  • Highly developed self-awareness with a continuous improvement philosophy
  • Computer proficiency and familiarity with warehouse management systems
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and oral.

Henningsen Cold Storage offers a great benefits package including:

  • Healthcare – Medical, Dental, Vision, RX with low out of paycheck costs.
  • Vacation, Sick, Holidays, Personal Holidays
  • Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Competitive Pay

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume outlining your skills, abilities, education and employment history in PDF format.

Job Type: Full-time


  • forklift: 2 years (Preferred)
  • warehousing/distribution: 3 years (Required)

Work authorization:


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development assistance

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply


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