Warehouse Manager

  • 52472
  • 29 Sep 2021
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • Manufacturing
  • $70,000 - $80,000
  • Nate Skow

Job Description

Warehouse Manager

I am working with a growing distributor of process materials, production supplies, specialty wire and cable and value-added fabricated parts for the electrical OEM, motor repair and assembly markets.

Our culture is highly innovative, collaborative and focused on building and maintaining relationships that allow us to surpass our customers’ expectations. We embrace the qualities that make each of our team members unique and develop each other’s skillsets so that together we can be stronger than the sum of our parts.

Warehouse Manager Job Description

The Warehouse/Logistics Manager is responsible for the entire life cycle of specific products(s). This position will oversee the acquisition, distribution, allocation, delivery and resource disposal. This position analyzes and coordinates the logistical functions related to the assigned product(s) within the organization. This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

Warehouse Manager Responsibilities

  • Maintains a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in an effective and efficient manner. Interviews and recommends applicants for hire as warehouse and receiving associates.
  • Maintains a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in an effective and efficient manner. Interviews and recommends applicants for hire as warehouse and receiving associates.
  • Plans and coordinates work, trains and motivates, monitors and evaluates performance of warehouse and receiving associates; ensures their ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move materials to and from storage configurations; counsels, records and disciplines as necessary. Develops crew leaders to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned crew members.
  • Maintains an equipment structure and level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in a safe, effective manner. Provides appropriate equipment and racking to ensure the safe transport and storage of all materials. Researches material handling equipment to ensure procurement of the most suitable equipment in terms of performance, safety, reliability and cost.
  • Monitors the unloading of all materials into the receiving department; ensures materials are staged for counting and inspection; ensures receiving reports accurately report material received. Resolves discrepancies with accounting regarding invoices, packing slips, and receiver reports. Monitors the flow of paperwork from receiving to inventory control for timely data entry. Oversees the movement of material from receiving to the warehouse in an efficient, effective and safe manner.
  • Oversees the supplying of materials to fabrication and stages material for assembly and sub-assembly. Ensures materials are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures. Oversees the rotation of inventories within the warehouse.
  • Monitors and measures receiving and warehouse performance for accuracy of locator, receiving reporting, movement and storage of material, and transfers to service parts.
  • Develops and recommends annual budget requirements for the warehouse and receiving department. Anticipates and requests funding for future personnel requirements. Anticipates and requests funding for future material handling equipment.
  • Creates a safe and efficient operation of the warehouse

Warehouse Manager Qualifications

  • Requires an BA Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Requires a minimum 5 years Production/Warehouse experience
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Excellent analytical and mechanical skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Innovative, proactive, and self-directed
  • Able to work in a team environment and fulfilling objectives with minimum direct supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • SAP business software experience is a plus