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Warehouse Manager in Portland, OR at Velocitel

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the daily management and reconciliation of owned or consigned inventory stored in the field locations. This position oversees materials, equipment, and supplies by directing and receiving, warehousing, and distribution services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Maintain receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures
  • Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system
  • Completes weekly reporting to reflect material requisitions and usage
  • Receive and verify accuracy of incoming shipments and oversee the maintenance of an accurate inventory log
  • Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
  • Maintain service schedule of fleet for the assigned location; Fills out truck maintenance log on a weekly basis
  • Delegate to warehouse staff and/or pull and distribute materials, tools, or other stock items in order to fill requests
  • Delegate to warehouse staff and/or and place materials on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code. Marks materials with identifying information
  • Manage the daily tracking and management of equipment
  • Load and unload specific customer equipment on delivery truck when applicable
  • Fill requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes
  • Ensure that a clean work environment in the warehouse area is maintained
  • Collaborate with Risk and Safety to ensure the location is in compliance with all safety (OSHA) and injury reporting
  • Utilizes material handling equipment such as forklifts, etc.
  • Perform any other duties as required or assigned

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school or equivalent, plus three years related experience and/or training with minimum of two years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations 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.

 COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, notes, letters and memos. Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING
Activities with slight variation using a definite set of processes or directions with some degree of supervision. Choice of learned things in situations which conform to clearly established patterns and modes.

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS
Occasional use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, etc.)

PUBLIC CONTACT
Occasional routine contacts with persons outside the organization. This would include contacts with suppliers, mail service, etc.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Forklift certification required; DOT medical card required

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
Intermediate: Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing, Database, and Enterprise Resource Planning

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing, must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets Company requirements, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, and may be required to work long and unpredictable hours.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to stand, walk, talk or hear; regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; regularly required to sit, climb or balance.

The employee must continuously lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles; occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

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