30+ days ago


Mokena, IL



Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Warehouse Manager is responsible for managing the selecting and outbound loading of dry and refrigerated trailers in a safe and efficient manner.   This position will manage receiving activities for inbound product.  


  • Monitor employee performance and take necessary steps to ensure the daily plan is achievable and met by all Warehouse departments.
  • Responsible for having orders selected and trucks loaded for on time dispatch of all routes.
  • Continuously evaluate procedures and staff performance and make changes to improve efficiencies.  Counsel, record, and discipline as necessary.  
  • Partner with Transportation and to address driver concerns on load quality and OS+D.
  • Interview, select and train Selectors and Supervisors to maintain a staffing level necessary to run the shift efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure compliance with all Company safety and selection procedures. 
  • Continuously train and promote safe operation of all material handling equipment. 
  • Effectively communicate with Warehouse associates to ensure safety, organization and cleanliness of the Warehouse.
  • Maintain and present production and service metrics performance reports to upper management as needed.
  • Manage the maintenance and upkeep of the facility.
  • P&L responsibility for the Mokena Warehouse Operation.
  • Manage the Warehouse Supervisors, Receivers, Selectors and Loaders of the Mokena operation
  • Partner and establish strong working relationships with other departments that provide support to Operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BS/BA Preferred
  • 5 + years of warehouse operations experience as well as progressive hands-on supervisory/management experience required
  • Previous experience in a Food Distribution environment is preferred.
  • Financial acumen with previous P&L responsibility is preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software; strong focus on Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA Standards and regulations
  • SAP experience preferred
  • WMS experience required (Manhattan experience is desirable)
  • Experience using voice selecting applications preferred (Vocollect is desirable)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to work varying schedules to learn and support the various Warehouse Operations shifts#CB