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Operations Supervisor

companyW. Atlee Burpee Company
locationWarminster, PA 18974, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


Join Burpee!  Be a part of the Nations Leading Home Gardening Team!
Burpee is the most trusted brand in the industry for over 140 years. We are a privately owned seed, plant, and hard goods company selling to millions of gardeners nationwide.
Join us as a valued team member and make a difference in the world of gardening!

Job Summary
The Operations Supervisor will manage the team to ensure workflow success for all related departments. Their focus will be on full Seed Starting lifecycle for the shipping season, inventory management, and people management. The supervisor will be responsible for maximizing the workforce to meet operational demand and ensuring all safety protocols are followed meticulously.

Location:     Corporate Office - Warminster, Pa

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to train, manage, and evaluate performance of both Burpee employees and seasonal staff.
  • Conduct orientation for new employees by setting employee expectations, defining responsibilities, informing on safety guidelines, and following company policies.
  • Develop and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness with operations, driving continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Cross-train team members to strengthen overall skillset for enhanced coverage within the department.
  • Responsible for following standard operating procedures.
  • Manage and ensure the quality control of the full shipping seasons and replenishment process.
  • Utilize D365 to support the operations team in addressing and resolving inventory discrepancies.
  • Generate shipping labels for pertinent pallet and case builds.
  • All other related duties as assigned

These described competencies are necessary for a Operations Supervisor to lead effectively, ensuring the success of seed
starting operations and the safety and productivity of the team.

  • People Management and Development
  • Operational Excellence and Efficiency
  • Cross-functional Team Training 
  • Inventory Management and Quality Control
  • Safety and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Compliance
  • Technical Competencies:
  • Ability to navigate and maximize the use of D365 (Desktop platform + RF Scanner), Outlook, UPS WorldShip,
  • FedEx Ship Manager.


Benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance plus optional voluntary policy
  • Flexible Spending Account (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Kashable Employee Loan Program
  • 401(k) with employer match

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