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Receiving Supervisor

Company: Central Garden & Pet Company
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Our Garden Segment is searching for a Receiving Supervisor to work in our Lebanon, OR Pennington Seed plant. This position will report to the Plant Manager and is responsible for managing the receipt, coordination, and supply of raw materials. This position will work closely with the procurement team to ensure seed availability and with the production planning team to determine the priorities of incoming raw materials. This individual must have the ability to serve a variety of customers, including internal and external customers.


  • Coordinate with Grower Contracts Coordinator and Production Planner to haul raw materials for manufacturing needs.
  • Provide direction to receiving crew regarding warehousing and storage of incoming raw materials, packaging, and supplies.
  • Direct movement of raw materials, packaging, and supplies with seed cleaners, storage facilities, and third-party vendors and co-packers.
  • Clearly communicate the movement of seed with all key partners, internal and external
  • Orchestrate movement of material for other departments as needed.
  • Manage inventory and place orders for cardboard, pallets, chemicals, and non-retail type bags. Advise S&OP Director of the retail packaging inventory levels
  • Supervise the receiving crew and truck drivers.
  • Able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
    • Associate or bachelor's degree in a related field is highly preferred
    • 3 to 5 years of logistics experience preferred
    • Must possess critical thinking skills, professional and tactful verbal communications skills, and excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Very strong detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management/prioritization skills; problem-solver; strong multi-tasker
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Must be self-motivated and driven to succeed
    • Experience using SAP is preferred

      At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China, and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at to learn more.

      We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Keywords: Central Garden & Pet Company, Salem , Receiving Supervisor, Other , Lebanon, Oregon

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