Oversees and directs the location’s warehousing function including receiving, stocking, load building, customer service and deliveries.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees and coordinates receiving of all incoming merchandise; insures all merchandise is accurately and efficiently counted, documented, unloaded and stored or distributed to proper location.
Oversees the safe and efficient handling of goods by employees operating forklifts or other machinery ensuring that employees receive the proper training and certification, if necessary.
Oversees and coordinates periodic inventory checks; prepares merchandise orders to ensure that identified stock levels meet merchandising requirements at all times; maintains record keeping system to provide immediate access to current stock information when needed.
Checks sales invoices and assigns yard or warehouse workers to assemble and load merchandise in customer’s vehicle, ensuring correct load building.
Performs similar work as other warehouse employees.
Ensures that warehouse areas are well organized kept neat and clean and scraps and warehouse debris are appropriately recycled or disposed; reports safety hazards and handles remedial action.
Understands and observes all safety procedures and practices and oversees the activities of other employees in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
Other duties may be assigned.
Working knowledge of yard and product activities on location including component or materials weights and methods of loading
Ability to plan and coordinate work processes to maintain and increase manpower and equipment efficiency
Advanced knowledge of operation and handling of all machinery and equipment used in the yard; maintains certification to operate such if required.
Communication skills sufficient to speak before teams and work groups to explain work rules, product standards and productivity goals
Ability to read and write work schedules and reports
Knowledge of basic math, counting and estimating
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and four (4) years experience performing and coordinating yard or warehousing activities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed primarily in an outdoor or warehouse environment, subject to variations in temperature and weather, equipment noise and dust.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently and on occasion up to 80 pounds.
May be required to perform specific tasks that involve climbing, lifting, pushing or kneeling.