Warehouse Manager

Sussex, IL 53089

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Warehouse / Logistics Job Number: Ts635073726 Compensation: 95000

Job Description

Title: Warehouse Manager

Location: Sussex, WI



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

The Warehouse Manager provides leadership and direction to the warehouse / shipping / supply chain teams, areas of responsibility including administration, shipping/receiving, transportation, re-supply, customer service, scheduling employees, sanitation, quality, safety and environmental.  He/she works with Plant Manager and/or Operations Manager as the liaison between the Plant and other departments including Sales, Distribution, Transportation, Re-Supply, and local, state and federal regulatory agency representatives.

Job Duties:

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the distribution department in an organized, safe and sanitary work environment that is in compliance with the Company’s policies, OSHA, and regulatory requirements.
  • Forecasts and communicates the load-out schedules with in-house distribution teams and outside logistics contractors to ensure the timely and accurate load-out and receiving of all products.
  • Is responsible for P&L, expense management and control, labor, and overhead costs utilizing Continuous Improvement techniques and a Management Operating Structure (MOS). 
  • Monitors, on a daily basis, the inventory and codes of all products in the warehouse to ensure proper rotation and traceability of all items.
  • Ensures all transactions are recorded timely and accurately, to reflect a correct inventory position at any time.  These include shipments, donations, product loss, and damage.
  • Ensures full compliance with all quality assurance standards, especially good housekeeping and overall cleanliness of products and work areas.
  • Monitors and strives to achieve the successful attainment of the Sales to Service Metrics targeted.
  • Contains and/or reduces cost and drives productivity within the department.
  • Cooperates in a cross-functional manner as a change agent with all departments within the Company.
  • Actively support internal and external audits.
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, training, organizing, integrating, and delegating.
  • Provides employee leadership directly or through supervisors to ensure effective selection, retention, development, and performance management.  If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract-related activities and discussions.  
  • Trains, instructs, engages, and mentors employees in regard to work performed in shipping and warehouse.  Oversees instruction, implementation, and enforcement of policies as they relate to employees.


  • 3 to 5 years working in a manufacturing environment 
  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience preferably in production or shipping/receiving
  • Must be familiar with manufacturing control and scheduling software. 
  • Strong background in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Strong safety awareness
  • Good attendance is a must.
  • Basic understanding of OSHA and safety procedures.
  • Experience in forklift operations. 


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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