Warehouse Manager - Pritchard

Suddath Companies Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 months ago

The Suddath Companies is a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services.

Job Summary: The Warehouse Manager schedules and coordinates daily warehouse activity. The manager requests staff from operations and schedules the order, flow, and priority of work. The manager oversees the security, layout, cleanliness, and maintenance of the warehouse facility and the material handling equipment used in the facility. Responsible for providing proactive and excellent customer service to assigned account(s), assisting with scheduling inbound and outbound shipments with Customer's Carrier's (including LTL and TL shipments) if applicable, and managing all Warehouse Customer's invoices and billing documents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Scheduling and Documentation:

  • Schedule work to be completed including priority and timing

  • Coordinate with the Warehouse Supervisor and the Branch Dispatcher to assign needed crew based on workload

  • Schedule work to minimize overtime expense and to meet accepted productivity standards

  • Assure that approvals have been received for all incoming and outgoing shipments

  • Assure that documentation is prepared and available for all warehouse activity

  • Assure the completeness and accuracy of documentation produced by the warehouse crew

  • Monitor the timeliness and accuracy of the warehouse management system and locator system (WMS)

Safety:

  • Monitor certifications for material handling equipment operators

  • Maintain records of daily inspections, repair and maintenance of Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT), and other material handling equipment, ladders, dock levelers, etc.

  • Assure that all people in the warehouse are equipped with the proper apparel, visibility items, and safety equipment

  • Communicate and enforce all OSHA safety standards and Suddath safety policies

  • Hold regularly scheduled safety meetings and beginning of day briefings specific to warehouse safety

Facilities and Equipment:

  • Assure the maintenance of cleanliness and order in the warehouse and facility grounds

  • Review space utilization and initiate changes to improve utilization rates and increase capacity

  • Regularly review equipment and assets and dispose of excess or obsolete items

  • Monitor building and grounds, equipment, and tools for needed maintenance and repairs

  • Establish and monitor equipment and tool check-out and check-in control processes

  • Complete facilities inspections as scheduled, and accompany outside parties such as military or fire inspectors on their facility inspections

  • Monitor security systems such as locks, fences, surveillance systems, and lock up procedures

Quality and Claims Prevention:

  • Assure that all warehousemen have completed required training such as Quality Labor Training

  • Monitor vaulting standards and racking processes for safe handling and minimizing loss

  • Audit record keeping and WMS entries to assure accuracy

  • Communicate loss and damage results and implement best practices and continuous improvement processes

Capacity

  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, performance reviews and retention of employees

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Associate Degree (A.A.) from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates and Licenses:

Certified license of powered material handling equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises warehouse employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Physical/Environmental Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Activity Level:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, see clearly and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 49 pounds unassisted. The employee must be able to carry and climb a ladder. Must be capable of standing and walking for extended periods. Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis. Must be able to use hands and feet simultaneously and for repetitive movements.

Working Conditions:

Outdoors and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation. Exposure to vibration, improperly illuminated or awkward and confining work spaces. Working above ground level where the possibility of falling exists. Frequent lifting and carrying of items. Loud noises typical.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,

national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Use your current and previous experience to find new opportunities on the road to success. At Suddath, we're committed to helping our employees flourish and reach new heights.


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