Warehouse Manager in Southern Buffalo/Rochester Area, NY NY, OH, PA

KCO Resource Management
Warehouse Manager
Job ID: 
Southern Buffalo/Rochester Area, NY NY, OH, PA
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Job Types:
Distribution/Whrse. Suprvs., Distribution/Wrhse. Mgr., Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.

Warehouse Manager

We are working on a Warehouse Manager role with a well-known & growing food manufacturer in a very exciting part of the food industry. They are located in Western NY State, not far from the Rochester/Buffalo NY area.  They are looking for a talented Warehouse Manager to run the warehouse in their large plant.  The ideal candidate will have a solid background working in food and/or dairy manufacturing and previous warehouse, distribution or supply chain supervisory experience. Please apply if interested!  

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Responsible for the direct supervision and management of Warehouse/Shipping employees
  • Organize the daily activities of personnel to effectively manage and ensure the flow of the department
  • Plan and coordinate the activities of the shipping department that are in compliance with the company’s policies, OSHA and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinates schedule with distribution and outside contractors to ensure the timely and accurate shipping and receiving of all products
  • Responsible for expense management and control
  • Monitors inventory codes of all products to ensure proper rotation and tracking of all items
  • Ensures full compliance with all Quality Assurance standards
  • Actively support internal and external audits
  • Coach, train, discipline, evaluate & review all warehouse/shipping employees
  • Ensure & complete all transactions & required reports properly and accurately
  • Collaborates with other managers to coordinate activities of departments
  • Ensure that the established policy rules, regulations, and procedures are followed
  • Plan, prioritize & organize work to ensure all deadlines are met in a high-pressure environment
  • Performs other duties and/or assignments as directed


Required Skills/Qualifications (including but not limited to):

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related work experience
  • Must have 2+ years of warehouse, distribution or supply chain supervisory experience in a food manufacturing facility
  • A solid background working in food manufacturing is required; experience in dairy manufacturing is strongly preferred
  • Ability to select, train, develop, engage & retain a team of employees is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Needs to be experienced and proficient with Microsoft Office and its programs, as well as WMS, SAP preferred
  • Must be familiar with GMP
  • Needs to be able to plan, prioritize & organize work while effectively handling multiple projects at one time with track record of successfully completing them
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced ever-changing work environment
  • Must be a positive team player who will work effectively with everyone
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment background, drug and criminal screens

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