• Warehouse Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Vacaville
    Job ID
    2018-1146
    Category
    Operations
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Updike Distribution Logistics provides innovative, cost-effective logistics services across virtually all realms of the supply chain spectrum. We have a unique capability to offer a full array of integrated, in-house logistics solutions, and we have the demonstrated skills to perform. Whether it involves public or contract warehousing, direct-to-store or direct-to-consumer order fulfillment, dedicated or line-haul transportation, and even residential delivery services, you can count on us. You can expect us to execute with a fundamental focus on efficiency and value, utilizing the principles of integrity and responsibility, in all that we do. At the end of the day, we exist to merely be an extension of our customers, and, as your entrusted partner, we stand resolute in achieving total success together.

     

    Our people help make up that success. Our team of extraordinary people has enabled us to grow and expand our reach, year after year, by making the collective, unwavering commitment to exceed the expectations of our customers each and every day. Simply put, our culture is purely one of service excellence.

     

    We are a team of highly motivated, fun, goal-oriented, bright individuals who continuously strive to offer our customers services to help meet their business goals and work toward building long-term partnerships. We need more people who share in that same philosophy. If you do, please continue to read about the awesome opportunity we have to offer another bright, fun, motivated individual.

     

    Responsibilities

    Updike Distribution Logistics is currently seeking a Warehouse Manager to oversee a wide variety of warehouse activities including inbound/outbound loads, P&L oversight, inventory maintenance, safety training, and a sharp customer centric mindsight. . In addition, the Warehouse Manager is included in the recruiting and hiring of warehouse personnel, labor planning, and workload allocation, conducting performance appraisals, addressing performance issues and resolving problems.

     

    IMPORTANT: The ideal candidate must have proven warehouse and inventory management oversight along with running a 24/7 facility. This role will be have up to 3 supervisors as direct reports.

     

    Most of your day will be:

     

    To LEAD. We need someone who supports the team, creates a respectful and professional working environment, and inspires the team to work hard and care about their job.

    To act as a working manager, this is a hands-on job that will require you to work alongside the team.

    To maintain inventory accuracy - our customers rely on us to protect their product; from damage, loss/theft, and always work in a safe manner.

    To establish, maintain, and promote high standards of customer service. We are in the business of not telling our customers no, we need employees to think creatively and outside-of-the-box to accommodate their requests and always be professional under any circumstances.

    To recommend measures to improve the quality of service, increase efficiency, and recommend cost-cutting measures.

    To work collaboratively with our transportation carriers, internal and external to meet customers expectations.

    To interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations.

    To have a flexible schedule in order to accommodate our customers, this is a position that requires off hours commitment.

    Qualifications

    We'd love if you had prior experience in:

     

    Working in a 3PL environment (or warehouse)

    Maintaining a relentless focus on customer service

    Overseeing a team of warehouse professionals and CSR's (this job will have multiple direct reports - employees and temporary workers) - at least 7-10 years experience is preferred, but not required

    Inventory, cycle counting, working with data, and computer systems

    Prior P&L responsibility - understand the metrics and KPI's of what it takes for a warehouse facility to be successful

    Forklift use - this is a working manager position (all of our management level employees are expected to know and perform each role under them)

    Delegating work to teams and most of all prioritizing

    Establishing and maintaining customer relationships, this is key to ones success in our company

    Holding the team accountable to their actions (or inactions for that matter)

    Any type of continuous education after high school is strongly preferred, we want our people to never stop learning and growing

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