Warehouse Supervisor (2nd Shift)

The ALTANA Group develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative specialty chemical products. With us, you can help shape many important details of the world of the future. Our four divisions BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA have set worldwide standards in their markets. Our innovative products enable companies to develop technologies of the future today, technologies that make life easier, safer, and more comfortable. With sales of more than 2 billion euros, we are one of the world‘s most innovative, fastest-growing, and most profitable chemical companies. We currently employ about 6,000 people who have good ideas for the world of the future. Discover your decisive plus for your future. Bringing you many advantages.

BYK Additives & Instruments is one of the world’s leading suppliers in the field of additives and measuring instruments. Around the world, the additives of BYK ensure that coatings and plastics obtain precisely the desired properties and the correct quality.

Warehouse Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Your task structure



  • Drive “Zero Incident” mindset on safety topic
  • Leads shift workforce
  • Preparation of shipments
  • Receive supplies and distribution
  • Receive and store purchased FG
  • Storage of supplies and products

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assigns and changes tasks given to shift workforce as needed
  • Assumes supervisor responsibility during absence of Distribution Center Manager
  • Organize and store materials
  • Locate and prepare products for shipment
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Ensures accuracy of shipments leaving facility
  • Produce appropriate labels using printers
  • Mastery of all warehouse equipment
  • Must successfully complete appropriate D.O.T. Hazmat training
  • Awareness of hazardous waste requirements
  • Follows emergency response procedures
  • All other duties as assigned

Your recipe for success

Essential Functions:


  • Lead Warehouse operations team for the performance of:


    • Picking


      • Daily Orders
      • STOs
      • Exports
      • Truckload

    • Labeling


      • Ensuring customer labeling requirements are met
      • “4 Eyes principle”

    • Prepping for shipment


      • Palletization
      • Wrapping of goods

    • Warehouse efficiency/empty slot audit


      • Clean out of empty pallets
      • Consolidation of small quantities within bin locations

    • Shipping


      • Daily orders
      • Support 1st shift where needed

    • Post Goods Issue Completed Daily
    • Housekeeping


      • Clean up of discarded packing materials
      • Warehouse Floor clean-up

    • Monitor Logistics Metrics


      • Identify opportunities

    • Take actions to improve overall performance

  • Perform employee evaluations


  • Uphold BYK Safety Standards


    • Lead by example


      • Hard Hats
      • Safety Shoes
      • Safety Glasses





  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good math aptitude
  • Ability to coordinate work functions with other warehouse personnel
  • Read and write English


  • Drive a forklift
  • Move 400 lb. Drums on and off pallets
  • Lift 83 lb. Pails onto pallets
  • Strong communication skills


    • Interpersonal
    • Phone
    • E-mail



  • Numerous duties that would require the ability to climb ladders, stairs, and use a forklift personnel platform (cage)


    • Comfortable working at heights

  • Experienced user of SAP
  • Comfort in using MS Office applications
  • Must be able to wear various respirators including face-sealing types (no beards)

Your spectrum of advantages

In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction. 

We invite you to get to know us better and to become part of our team. Discover your career plus in specialty chemistry. Please send us your application, preferably via our jobmarket or to:

ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job number: US00315

Legal entity: BYK USA Inc.

Location: Wallingford, CT

Area of operations: Produktion & Logistik allgemein