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Penske Warehouse Training Supervisor in Romulus, Michigan


Penske Logistics is looking for an Warehouse Training Supervisor to become part of an excellent team servicing the nation’s largest grocery store chain at our new location in Romulus, Michigan. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant attitude, and someone looking to make an impact at a great organization. The Training Supervisor will assist with the analysis, scheduling and implementation of all classroom training in support of the Warehouse Operations team, to ensure superior workforce preparation. This position is responsible for cultivating a culture of Safety, Production, and General Warehouse best practices.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the development and evaluation of training modules and oversees the implementation of internal systems and procedures to ensure cost effectiveness, consistency and quality of training program development and delivery.

  • Assist with the developing and implementation of training and coaching for new hires at various service levels

  • Teach new warehouse staff weekly in both classroom, warehouse floor, and practical application testing/certifications.

  • Training daily on driving warehouse equipment: Hilo’s, Pallet Jacks, vocollect/ warehouse management systems, and other production standards and procedures

  • Manage, lead and develop training staff.

  • Work flexible hours to meet the training needs of the organization, including weekends/holidays if needed.

  • Work with other departments to achieve the training goals of the Warehouse

  • Manages the updating of training materials, working with departments for accurate and timely updates.

  • Maintain relationships with departments throughout the organization to ensure consistent and clear communication and processes.

  • Assist in the evaluation of the overall work quality for those in training, as well as those who recently completed the classroom training, and establish follow-ups as needed

  • Motivate and engage associates by focusing on team accomplishments and recognition

  • Other tasks as assigned by Management


  • 1 - 2 years related functional warehouse training experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Advanced and thorough knowledge of training strategies, including team structure, program/content development, methods of delivery and program evaluation.

  • Strong organizational/time management, project management skills, and multi-tasking abilities along with strong follow through skills.

  • Experience using and training others to use warehouse power equipment, vehicles and various warehouse tools: Hilo’s, scissor lifts, pallet jacks, and vocollect/warehouse management systems

  • Strong written/oral communication skills and the ability to actively listen are required

  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required

  • Must have ability to connect and build rapport/relationships with associates and external customers at all levels

  • Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to manage through a problem and think and make decisions independently

  • Ability to drive process improvement and lead change

  • Experience with warehouse shipping, receiving, and distribution; Food/Grocery warehousing a plus

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

Work Locations: 15520 Wayne Rd Romulus, MI 48174

Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Romulus

Zip: 48174

Job: Logistics/Supply Chain

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain

Req ID: 1905756