The Warehouse Manager’s role is to direct warehousing activities for the organization. Supervises and coordinates activities of workers concerned with delivery, ordering, receiving, storing, inventory, issuing and shipping materials, supplies, tools, equipment and parts in stockroom, warehouse or yard. Additionally, the Warehouse Manager is responsible for ensuring that the warehouse provides continuous efficient service to all NOCO customers.
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Enforce operational procedures for activities such as drumming/blend log activities, verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, and handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
Work with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse-unique processes with activities of other functions such as production, sales, records control, purchasing and dispatching.
Work with Customer Service or Sales departments to provide productive and efficient resolution to customer delivery issues and requirements.
Ensure proper physical condition of warehouse, vehicles and equipment. Prepare work orders for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment. Directs salvage of damaged or used material.
Participates in planning personnel safety and plant protection activities. Plans layout of stockroom, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering turnover, size, weight, and related factors of items stored. Advises employees on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped methods and use of equipment in handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock and related problems.
Studies records and recommends remedial actions for reported non-usable, slow moving, and excess stock. Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures, and to determine adequacy of stock levels. Traces history of items to determine reason for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends remedial actions to resolve discrepancies.
Schedules work for special projects and periodic inventories. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow. Issues written and oral instructions. Prepares composite reports from individual reports of subordinates. Adjusts errors and complaints.
Assist in the development, maintain and manage operations budget for the warehouse.
Maintain measurement tools on warehouse productivity in delivery, inventory accuracy and employee goal progress.
Responsible for the recruitment, selection, and termination of warehouse employees and drivers.
Provide effective training for warehouse employees and drivers to ensure that the consistent quality of services offered to customers is maintained.
Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates. Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.
Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Promotes a positive relationship with customers, vendors, coworkers and supervisors. Will not impose on self or others a direct threat to health or safety. Works as a team player, helping to meet department and company goals and objectives.
Ensure conformance of DOT regulations
Experience and Education:
A.A.S Degree in Business or Related major
3 - 4 years of related experience and/or training.
Knowledge and Skills related:
High level of computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Windows.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.