Warehouse Manager

Kansas City, MO

Posted: 10/11/2019 Industry: Sales, Marketing and Advertising Job Number: EB-1357981229 Pay Rate: $70,000.00

Morgan Hunter is one of the oldest, largest, and most recognizable recruiting firms in the Kansas City Metro. We specialize in locating and evaluating high-performing professionals for direct-hire, temporary, and temp-to-hire positions on behalf of local and national organizations. The role listed below will be a direct-hire by our client.

One of my all-time favorite clients is seeking a Warehouse Manager to join their team. Our client is a mid-sized international CPG company that is hiring leaders for their growing organization, and they are truly a fantastic place to work. This person will manage a team overseeing a warehouse that ships millions of products each year.

Job Duties:

The ideal person will have leadership experience, as this leads a team of 6-8 people. Someone who loves to create best-in-class warehouses is desired. The is person must be a true leader, proficient in warehouse operations/leadership, supply chain, team building, and technical warehouse software programs. Our client is seeking someone who has ideas on how to improve the warehouse experience as they move from typical distribution to more eCommerce. You will be responsible for the daily operation of the warehouse with an emphasis on managing warehouse associates and implementing warehouse action plans. Daily job duties are:

  • Motivating, organizing and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met
  • Training staff and monitoring their performance and progress
  • Communicating with other departments, staff groups, and customers
  • Overseeing stock control and processing orders
  • Ensuring quality, delivery and budget objectives are met
  • Delivering and fulfilling objectives and directions from the sales staff
  • Responding to and dealing with customer communication by email, fax, and telephone
  • Keeping stock control systems up to date and planning future capacity requirements
  • Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly or monthly basis
  • Briefing team members on the issues for that particular day
  • Ensuring the health, safety, cleanliness, and security of the work environment
  • Overseeing the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery, and equipment
  • Direct and supervise all inbound and outbound shipments to ensure they are correct and carried out in a timely fashion
  • Interact with other departmental management to achieve goals
  • Assist in conducting physical inventories and cycle counts as required
Job Requirements

Expectations of you from your Manager:
  • Perform day to day duties with proficiency
  • Continuous daily improvement
  • Control labor, transportation, and material costs

Current position as viewed by your peers (dept heads):
  • Teamwork, honesty, communication, common goals, ownership, accountability
  • Fluid operation of the company
  • Be part of the solution, not the problem

Current position as viewed by the people you manage:
  • Training: So your team succeeds in their current positions
  • Motivation: Give your team a reason to love to come to work
  • Passion: Your team wants to work and perform at their best because of your leadership
  • Security: The team knows that all of your efforts will continue prosperity in the company

Ideal person must have:
  • 5+ years of Warehouse experience - they'd love someone from a CPG or Retail company
  • 3+ years of proven leadership experience - tell us why your teams love working for you
  • Desire and ability to ensure the warehouse is the smoothest running part of the organization
  • A passion for your teams, even if the teams don't report to you

Our client will provide you the opportunity to be successful. Everyone works as a cohesive team to ensure success for the entire organization. You will not only work with your warehouse team, but will work with teams in sales, marketing, operations, IT, and finance. If you want to grow your career, you will have the visibility to do so.

This position is a Morgan Hunter exclusive and not posted elsewhere, so reach out today for a confidential conversation to see if my client is a match for you.

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