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Warehouse Manager

Oversees the warehouse shipping and receiving functions and prticipates in planning personnel safety and plant protection activities. Carries out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Elk Grove Village, IL

(On Site)


Full Time
(Non-Union Role)

What You’ll Do

  • Establishes operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling, and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.

  • Manage warehouse associates, monitoring work and ensuring the safe use of warehouse equipment.

  • Inspects physical condition of warehouse and equipment. 

  • Prepares work order for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment. 

  • Communicate with other departments to ensure products are shipped in a timely manner.

  • Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing.

  • Directs salvage of damaged or used material.

  • Work with Logistic Specialist for performance of freight vendors and carriers.

  • Knowledge of domestic and international shipping.

  • Monitor workplace performance and lead training initiatives to improve employees.

  • Keep up to date on the latest federal and state safety regulations.

  • Audit and report inventory while making recommendations on which items to order and restock.

  • Establish warehouse practices and protocols to achieve an efficient warehouse.

  • Set warehouse and team goals in collaboration with executive management and other team leaders.

Other Responsibilities

  • Establish key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to warehouses. 

  • Measure actual performance against goals on regular basis and present results to senior management. 

  • Apply expertise to specify system functionality. 

  • Utilizes the MRP in the most efficient, cost-effective manner.

  • Analyzes and collaborates with executive and departmental managers to determine and monitor the budget of the warehouse department.

  • Collaborates with executive and senior management teams to identify potential areas of improvement to achieve internal process efficiencies and/or internal/external cost reductions.

  • Develops a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service.

  • Recruits and maintains suppliers that provide high quality products and services at a better price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.

  • Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications.

  • Documents cost savings, vendor quality and delivery ratings.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Essential Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent required. Advanced education from college or technical school desirable. 

  • 5+ years experience.

  • Knowledge and experience in MS Office Suit

  • Proficiency with Excel and other analytical required 

  • Experience working with ERP.

Job Benefits

  • Insurance

    • Health Coverage​

    • Company paid life insurance

    • Company paid AD&D

    • Company paid short term disability

    • Voluntary Dental

    • Vision

  • Earnings Growth

    • Competitive Salary​

    • Annual Increases

    • Direct Deposit

    • Scholarship opportunities for college enrolled children of employees

  • Recognition & Engagement​

    • Holiday Events

    • Team-building events

  • Holidays & PTO

    • Vacation Time​

    • Holiday Pay

    • Personal Days

    • Paid maternity leave

    • Bereavement leave

  • Retirement Planning​

    • 401(k) match​

  • Training & Development

    • Safety Training

    • Leadership Training

    • Continued education opportunities​​

  • Wellness

    • Employer-paid employee assistance program

    • Healthy meals (COOKED)
      (Employer-paid discount)​​

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