Warehouse Manager

Polyone Corporation Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 weeks ago


Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2019 revenues of $2.9 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:

  • Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic

  • Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation

  • Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses

Avient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. For more information, visit www.avient.com


At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE and Pride to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.

At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

Job Summary

Responsible for planning, directing, scheduling, coordination, and monitoring all activities in shipping, receiving and warehouse area under direction of Production Manager. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for utilizing personnel and equipment to expedite processing of shipments and receipts

  • Direct and monitor material flow operations and procedures to assure adequate supply of quality materials and supplies for manufacturing departments

  • Coordinates with Production Planning on cycle counts and investigates reasons for variances

  • Partners with Production Planning and Quality Control on the reduction of Nonconforming material

  • Take the lead role in all inventory functions especially annual physical inventory

  • Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented Safety programs. Follow all company safety rules

  • Responsible for coordinating 5S functions and integration and maintaining of the program throughout warehouse

  • Perform daily Performance dialogues with employees

  • Recommend equipment and method improvements and maintain liaison with public carriers as required

  • Responsible for maintenance of required logs, data, records, and/ or reports

  • Control costs through productivity of personnel and efficient usage of storage space

  • Directly supervise employees in the warehouse, batch weighing, and staging

  • Responsibilities:interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work;

  • appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.S.), technical degree preferred from a 4-year college or university

3-5 years related experience and/ or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Qualifications

Leadership Skills/ Training, Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Strong computer skills


  • Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self. Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and/or a Leader of the Business. These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the operator is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The associate is frequently required to walk. The associate is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear. The associate is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 55 lbs. Specific vision abilities may be required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. #LI-KF1

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Warehouse Manager

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