Southern Company Warehouse Supervisor in Glen Ellyn, Illinois


Functional Expertise:

  • Supervises warehouse employees and drivers which include stock material flow through the warehouse, routing of material deliveries. Ensures that material is received, picked, delivered and tracked to locations.

  • Monitors daily cycle counting and Par Level orders to ensure accurate stock levels at warehouse and regional locations/service centers

Business Acumen:

  • Supports field calls for requirements, emergency requests, special deliveries, product availability, par inventory issues, etc.

  • Utilize ERP system to monitor inventory, verify stock availability, expedite orders, and track delivery time of material

  • Understands, supports adherence to, and monitors company policies and safety programs


  • Accountable for supervising, developing, and providing performance feedback to staff to ensure maximum productivity and growth; and ensures compliance to company policies.

  • Partners with cross functional teams and works on special projects to advance the Company’s business process improvement initiatives

  • Develops and maintains relationships with business units to provide high customer service. Special relationships include delivering to actual job sites, staging non stock material at CDC, distributing monthly inserts to GO, etc.

Driving Results:

  • Directly oversees departmental performance to meet business unit expectations and requirements for material availability.

  • Monitors individual, department and third party service level performance against established service level agreements, benchmarks and key performance indicators; and manages performance gaps and/or trends

  • Ensures department and safety training is administered and monitored


Education, Certifications/Licenses:

Required: Associates degree or proven equivalent related years of experience

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree

Related Work Experience:

Required: 3-5 years supervisory experience

Preferred: Utility and/or construction experience

Specific Skills& Knowledge:

Required: Strong personal computer skills

Strong communication skills

Problem solving and decision making ability

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Travel Requirements:

Occasional Traveler (5-20% travel): The incumbent will be required to travel on occasion. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged Standing or walking

  • This position frequently requires prolonged standing or walking.

  • Reaching above shoulder-level

  • This position frequently requires the incumbent to reach above shoulder-level.

Bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling:

  • This position frequently requires the incumbent to bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Weight Lifting Requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to lift 10-25 pounds.

Work Environment:

The incumbent works in a warehouse environment.

The incumbent may/will be exposed to varying outdoor weather conditions

The incumbent may/will be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, or chemicals.

The incumbent may/will work near or with moving mechanical parts.

Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Company Information:

About Nicor Gas

Nicor Gas is one of seven natural gas distribution companies of Southern Company Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company Gas (NYSE: SO). Nicor Gas serves more than 2.1 million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago. For more information, visit .


About Southern Company Gas

Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at .

Job ID: 2016-5267

Company: Nicor Gas

Job Locations: US - IL - Glen Ellyn

Type: Regular Full-Time

Posted Date: 10/13/2016