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Store Room Supervisor

Job Location: Stuarts Draft, VA




In this Non-Union plant producing products such as Reese’s (Peanut Butter Cups, FastBreak, Sticks, Pieces), NutRageous, Baking Chips, Take5, Mounds, Almond Joy, Whatchamacallit & Cookie Layer Crunch, in a high-speed complex environment ……….


The Storeroom Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the storeroom to include supervision of hourly personnel, budget adherence, maintaining accurate and appropriate inventory levels to meet the needs of plant operations. The Storeroom Supervisor will coordinate with all departments to achieve high levels of customer service. The Storeroom Supervisor has 24-hour responsibility for Storeroom performance.




  • Ensure accurate inventory levels
  • Participate in budget setting process & maintain budget for storeroom
  • Supervise hourly store room clerks
  • Coordinate with vendors and regional ordering centers as needed
  • Create Purchase Orders and buy parts when necessary
  • Train and educate employees on storeroom functions and tasks.
  • Provide support to the maintenance planners and technicians with spare parts kit building
  • Perform all expectations and duties of the job in accordance with General Plant Rules, Good Manufacturing Practices, Quality Standards, HACCP Guidelines, Proper Protective Equipment requirements, OSHA Guidelines, and Hershey Global Behavior Standards
  • Resolve discrepancies in condition or quantity of parts received.
  • Use hand tools, electric truck or hoist as needed to support needs of stockroom
  • Provide coverage for hourly employees as needed
  • Perform cycle counting as needed and/or per generated schedule
  • Effectively and timely communicate appropriate information daily, weekly and monthly to all direct reports and peers by utilizing informal and formal communications – one on ones, huddles, meetings, postings, etc.
  • Lead/coordinate preparation of communications for area/plant
  • Drive continuous improvement in the operation by fostering a continuous improvement mindset, elevating new ideas (both your own and those of your employees), and executing continuous improvement plans to positively impact the plant operations and goals
  • Report, track and drive store metrics (inventory turns, freight costs, employee safety, stock outages, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:


  • Strong change management skills, driving and implementing change to optimize the business focusing on safety, quality and cost
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of production systems
  • Managerial ability (communication skills, delegation, motivation, etc.)
  • Problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Knowledge of product quality standards and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to work with and relate to all levels of personnel
  • Ability to read/interpret production performance reports
  • Ability to work independently on routine assignments
  • Ability to climb ladders, bend, stoop, twist and work at heights
  • Ability to lift parts up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to push/pull several hundred pounds with hand truck/pallet jack, etc.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: 



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • College Degree in a related field strongly preferred



  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel required
  • One year supervisory experience required, in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience working in a Controlled Inventory environment preferred
  • Inventory Systems experience preferred, SAP experience a plus



The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans