Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Mokena, IL

Description

Overview

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.  

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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