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Plastic Express Warehouse Supervisor - Night Shift in Commerce 3, California

Company Overview

Come join a winning Team! Since 1970 Plastic Express has met the bulk trucking, bulk terminal, packaging, and warehousing needs of the plastics industry. Our strategic locations, modern systems, and dedicated employees allow us to provide custom tailored logistical solutions to fulfill the most challenging needs of our customers. Plastic Express operates from 18 warehouse locations and 37 rail terminals across the US. At many of the Plastic Express sites, we also handle some Non-plastic commodities, which include; paper rolls, steel, building materials and other dry bulk materials. Plastic Express owns and operates roughly 190 trucks, with approximately 227 trailers performing full bulk truck distribution business. Plastic Express is headquartered in Houston, TX and has over 500 employees nationwide. Our goal has always been to exceed our customer's expectations, and our can do-attitude is what differentiates us from the competition.

Plastic Express employees have always been our key to success and total customer satisfaction. We are always looking for dependable & talented business professionals that will help us to grow and to continue our “Can Do” tradition.

Job Summary

With reporting responsibilities to the Warehouse Manager, this position is directly responsible for performing essential warehouse functions in a safety sensitive and production environment.  To include; Warehouse Operations, Shipping/Receiving, Packaging Operation, Maintaining Inventories and Performing Light Maintenance, Training new staff when requested, Record keeping and Communication of issues with Management.  Addition duties and responsibilities may be added or deleted at any time

Responsibilities and Duties

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Warehouse Operations

  • Unloads goods and material received, enters appropriate information into system, labels and locates material.

  • Separates customer orders. Pulls and stages orders. Repacks material if required to meet customer specifications. As required, makes boxes, packs, labels and locates materials.

  • Ensures all products are properly labeled.

  • May perform functions/transactions in designated system to receive or ship material.

  • Participates in cycle counting. Enters and verifies information. Researches and makes adjustments as necessary.

  • Reviews preventative maintenance check sheets for forklifts. Ensures good working order of machines.

  • Conduct daily equipment inspections and that inspection paperwork is done correctly and turned in daily (i.e.; forklift, transfer system and compressor inspections)  

  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.

  • Participate in daily safety briefings and monthly safety meetings.

  • Must participate in operations training and development programs.

  • Must demonstrate positive and healthy attitude at all times while performing job functions

Employee Supervision

  • Must provide positive leadership for all warehouse and packaging staff.

  • Maintain the appropriate amount of temporary staffing to accomplish the required production goals.

  • Maintain a Safe work environment.

  • Conduct, supervise and document monthly safety meetings.

  • Continuous training and development of production staff.

  • Monitor and Supervise daily equipment inspections and that inspection paperwork is done correctly and turned in daily (i.e.; forklift, transfer system and compressor inspections)  

Shipping / Receiving

  • Directly responsible for all truckload to Container worksheets, packaging paperwork and daily inspection of shipping and receiving records.

  • Monitor each order’s cut-off or shipping dates to ensure timely deliveries.

  • Supervise loading of each truckload/container.

Packaging Operation

  • Monitor and supervise the day-to-day operation of the packaging employees, transfer system, drivers and work area.

  • Help in maintaining all inventories related to the packaging and warehouse operation through communication with management.

  • Report any related operational problems to the Assistant VP of Warehousing.

  • Ensure that all related packaging documentation is correct and turned-in in a timely manner.

  • Ensure that all safety and ISO procedures are being followed.

  • Maintain a clean work environment and ensure that all employees keep excellent housekeeping practices in all work areas.


  • Perform routine and/or required maintenance on all related packaging equipment.

  • Supervise any outside maintenance work and contractors.

  • Ensure that all safety procedures are being followed during any machine outage and/or maintenance.

  • Maintain highly detailed maintenance inspection records and logs.

  • Communicate all related equipment issues with Assistant VP of Warehousing.

Qualifications and Skills

Minimum education required is a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous warehousing experience is preferred.  Must be able to safely operate a forklift and must pass site forklift certification.  Must have the ability to think independently and make decisions that are in the company’s best interest.  Must posses excellent interpersonal, communications and organizational skills. Must be multi-task oriented with the ability to handle many activities simultaneously.  

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to work long hours, weekends and holidays when needed. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The job requires long periods of standing while teaching a class.

  • Must be able to perform physical labor such as, routinely lifting up to 55 lbs., moving up to 250 pounds, climbing ladders, operate control panels and working with hand tools.

  • Employee must possess vision abilities required by this job function to include close visual confirmation of finely printed documents, have distance vision to safely and correctly identify objects and or markings. Must have peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus on subjects or objects at any safe working distance. 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Family health benefit packages

  • Vacation pay after 90 days

  • Holiday pay

  • Company matching 401k retirement program, after a year


  • $65,000.00 annual salary, exempt.

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at any time at the discretion of management.

In line with Plastic Express’ Environmental Promise, the hired individual is expected to enthusiastically support all facets of Operation Clean Sweep; specifically, making a conscious effort to prevent pellet, flake and powder loss into the environment and ensure any spills are swiftly and effectively cleaned up.

If you have an interest in working at Plastic Express, please forward your resume including a brief work history.

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