Warehouse Manager

KF Valves
Houston, TX
30+ days ago

Job Description



A warehouse manager oversees operations at the warehouse to ensure that all incoming and outgoing inventory is processed and transacted in the ERP system accurately and on-time. Their duties include hiring, training, and assigning work to warehouse staff including order pullers, shipper/receivers, and cycle counters. Warehouse manager is responsible for ensuring compliance with company, state, and federal safety regulations applicable to their area.

Principal Activities

  • Set overall warehouse and functional area goals in collaboration with management and report daily and weekly progress on KPIs.
  • Improve warehouse productivity by defining and implementing robust written processes for each warehouse function and then coaching and mentoring employees to achieve performance targets.
  • Resolve performance issues among warehouse staff, maintain a safe work environment and ensure that employees are following all rules and regulations.
  • Work closely with planning, production, quality, and inside sales to deliver production and shipping targets.
  • Optimize logistics spend on inbound and outbound by on-boarding new carriers and manage current relationships. Support customers and suppliers in providing trade compliance document requirements when requested.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement and consumable supplies.
  • Controls inventory levels by implementing daily cycle count process and leads yearly physical count of entire inventory and reconciling with ERP system.
  • Ensures company documentation polices are followed to support management requests including customer support and audit requests.
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management
. Requirements:

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum of 5 years of production/warehouse management experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations or related strongly preferred
  • Firm understanding of inventory management processes; must have experience performing transactions and using ERP systems to retrieve and analyze data.
  • Must demonstrate analytical, root-cause-analysis, and decision-making abilities
  • Excellent people skills in mentoring, coaching/counseling, motivation, performance management, and employee relations.
  • Ability to identify improvement projects and lead them to completion while managing day to day execution.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other operations departments and support inside sales to resolve customer issues.
  • Previous experience dealing with logistics companies and freight forwarders is preferred.



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