Warehouse Supervisor – Chicago, IL

Warehouse Supervisor

Oracle Taleo

Chicago, IL


Position Summary

Batesville is looking for a Warehouse Supervisor to join our team in Aurora, IL. As a Supervisor, you are responsible for overseeing overall warehouse operations, which includes a team of four warehouse associates, casket inventory management, and driver routing. At least 50% of the job responsibilities involves manual labor.


What Batesville Offers You:   

Sunday – Thursday 3pm – 11pm. Rotate on call weekends every third week.

Competitive Salary

4 Weeks of Vacation

4% Annual Bonus eligibility 

NO WAITING PERIOD – Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, short term disability, among others. 

Generous 401K Matching Program – 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50  for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved* 

Opportunities for development and advancement 

Batesville is a family: This is not just a job. You will be part of a family of highly committed associates who are passionate about our company, committed to our customers and excited about our future. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following:

Coordinate unload and load of route trucks which includes joining in to help with physical aspects of the job.

Driver routing for the Chicago network using routing software.

Inventory management, customer credits/backorders, simple casket repairs, general warehouse maintenance.

Lead, direct, and develop a team of four associates.  Including being responsible for the continual upgrading of personnel and performance through developed training and regular performance reviews, and training new and replacement hourly personnel.

Responsible for local operational performance in the following areas: cost, delivery, health and safety, property management, cost of quality, work standards, procedures and policies, and customer satisfaction.

Support high standards of customer service in the areas of order taking and customer problem solving.

Implement strategies to improve operations and inventory efficiencies at the CSC level (i.e. fill rates).

Assist in training of health, safety, phones skills, standard operating procedures, etc.                           

Ensure that the CSC maintains and projects an image to the industry consistent with the company's expectations of professionalism, and truck and driver appearance.

Participate in cross-functional projects to improve company performance

Work with Sales Managers to control the costs of special deliveries.

Other duties may be assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company policies, the Code of Ethical Business Conduct and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


A minimum of  two years related warehouse logistics leadership experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in Logistics; or Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university and a minimum of one year in logistics.

Basic Leadership Skills

Intermediate computer skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite

Customer Service Orientation

Positive Attitude and Team Player

Attention to safety and detail

Understanding of DOT, FMCSA, and OSHA rules and regulations

Ability to lift and/or move miscellaneous equipment and product weighing up to 50 pounds frequently and over 100 pounds occasionally

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee will occasionally climb, bend, kneel, crouch/squat, and/or twist. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 to over 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.


DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.