Channelview/ Houston, Texas
Job Title: Warehouse Manager
Reports to: Vice President of Operations
Supervises: Warehouse Supervisor, Warehouse Workers
Under the direction of the Vice President of Operations, the Warehouse Manager is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the warehouse, with particular emphasis on the management of the warehouse supervisory and implementation of warehouse action plans.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Ø Provide direct daily supervision of the supervisors and warehouse personnel to ensure the safe, clean and efficient operation of the warehouse.
Ø Assist in developing a program to train and motivate personnel for increased effectiveness.
Ø On a daily basis, develop and implement shipping and receiving work schedules and assignments to assure effective and efficient operation.
Ø Make recommendations to the Operations VP on programs to improve warehouse operations.
Ø Supervise in the checking of outgoing and incoming freight for accurate counts and codes.
Ø Develop and implement a daily plan for allocating equipment to jobs.
Ø Ensure that equipment is utilized in the most efficient manner.
Ø Coordinate with the Operations VP to ensure that a sound maintenance program is being implemented and followed.
Ø Interact with other departmental management to achieve mutual goals.
Ø Attend all warehouse meetings.
Ø Monitor all inbound and outbound shipments scheduling to ensure it is done so that warehouse labor can be efficiently utilized.
Safety, Sanitation, Security
Ø Evaluate housekeeping, security and sanitation levels on a daily basis.
Ø Review warehouse operations daily to ensure the warehouse is neat, clean and well-organized and that damage to product, equipment and the facility is prevented.
Ø Ensure that all safety procedures and policies are followed.
Ø Operate in compliance with OSHA and MSDS standards.
Ø Direct the operations of the warehouse to achieve prescribed objectives.
Ø In collaboration with Human Resources, develop and maintain a productive staff by creating programs for hiring, training and professional development.
Ø Apply sound communication and motivational techniques in supervising, counseling and disciplining subordinates.
Ø Ensure that all records and reports regarding warehouse activity are prepared on a timely basis and effectively maintained.
Ø Review operating goals and standards on a daily basis and monitor achievement.
Ø Ensure proper stock rotation.
Ø Assist in conducting physical inventories and cycle counts as required.
Ø Assist the Vice President of Operations in planning space utilization to meet prescribed cost standards.
Ø Continually evaluate space utilization and suggest methods for improving layout.
Ø Supervise the relocation and consolidation of products as required.
Ø Work to maintain the operational budget.
Ø Assist in developing the budget when required.
Ø Tour the warehouse regularly to answer questions, evaluate operations, and solve problems.
Other Duties May Include
Ø Monitor driver time in and out
Ø Do walk-thru reports
Ø Review worksheets
Ø Read gas meters
Ø Safety meeting weekly
Ø Check temperature in coolers
Ø Monthly fire extinguisher inspections – exits – risers
Ø Daily meetings
Ø High School or equivalent; College preferred
Ø Five to eight years in similar position
Knowledge and Skills
Ø Front-line supervision experience
Ø Demonstrated skills in leadership, organization and communication.
Ø Experience in and an understanding of warehouse operations.
REO Logistics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, REO Logistics complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.