Warehouse Manager

Supervises and coordinates activities of subordinate supervisors and material handlers involved with shipping and receiving product by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

Duties and Responsibilities
Organizes, supervises, directs and monitors the work of material handling and shipping/receiving personnel. Ensures shipping, receiving, storage, and distribution are performed in an efficient manner.
Leads problem solving efforts through the facilitation of team meetings and on the floor leadership.
Conducts proper performance management to include coaching, counseling, discipline, and performance reviews. Counsels and disciplines employees in a fair and consistent manner in accordance with work rule policies.
Practices and enforces GMP's and constantly ensures the quality of the product.
Resolves employee issues and concerns or engages the Operations Manager and Human Resources assist in unsettled issues.
Coordinates warehouse personnel scheduling to include hours and responsibilities and master sanitation functions. Oversees the daily activities of all loading dock areas and case picking and staging operations.
Oversees racking, bar coding or RF scanning, forklift contracts, radio usage, and all other warehouse equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization. Troubleshoots as required.
Oversees product inventories with physical counts and reconciling with electronic records.
Maintains shipping and receiving records.
Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
Maintains physical condition of warehouse.
Monitors forklift activities and maintenance, inventory control, storage maintenance, and warehouse sanitation and appearance.
Recommends, develops, and implements measures to improve productivity, increase the efficiency of worker and equipment performance, and product quality.
Develops an annual budget in conjunction with the Operations Manager and achieves financial objectives.
Conducts safety training and audits, and ensures all safety policies and procedures are enforced. Works with injured employees to complete First Reports of Injury and conducts RCAs.
Works with support teams to monitor supply inventories in all areas and orders supplies and schedules external resources to conduct maintenance, repairs, PM's, etc. as needed.
Communicates company and department information to subordinates through meetings and forms of written communication.
Remains approachable and accessible to employees.
Demonstrates initiative and strong interpersonal, communication, and team skills.
Demonstrates safe and quality conscious work habits and follows all company policies and procedures.
Focuses on company's goals objectives and considers the best interest of the company and its employees and customers while performing job duties.
Demonstrates professionalism and positively represents and promotes the company at all times.
Maintains confidentiality.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge of transportation and logistics industry.
Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance
Responsible for understanding and complying with the Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety guidelines to ensure that quality food products are manufactured in a sanitary production environment and delivered with superior protection to our customers and consumers.

Other Duties
Participates in the interviewing and selection of applicants for vacant positions.
Participates with training new employees and conducting new-hire orientations.
Performs all other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree in Business and five (5) or more years of related distribution and supervisory/management experience or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably handling perishable products.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, managers, support teams, auditors and vendors

Supervisory Skills:
Directly supervises a subordinate S&R supervisor. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these individuals. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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