WAREHOUSE GENERAL MANAGER | JOB DESCRIPTION
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
At Magnolia, the Warehouse General Manager is responsible for driving efficiency, profitability, and guest satisfaction from the receipt of goods to order fulfillment. This position requires an individual with attention to detail and excellent communication skills to build relationships, drive productivity, and develop processes to achieve rigorous company goals. This position works from our Warehouse in Waco, Texas.
This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain.
This position has supervisory responsibilities.
Full-time salaried position = 40+ hours per week
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Uphold Magnolia’s mission, vision, and values
Establish operational procedures to ensure the safety of Magnolia employees and participate in planning personnel safety and plant protection activities
Protect and inspect physical condition of warehouse and equipment and advise improvement opportunities and follow-through to ensure safety of equipment, building, and staff
Communicate with warehouse department managers and direct supervisor(s) to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions such as production, online and retail store sales, and product records control
Achieve warehouse operational goals and objectives via recommendations; strategic planning and review; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; problem solving; and the identification of trends
Meet warehouse operations financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions
Develop warehouse operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, implementing, enforcing, and evaluating policies and procedures; developing processes for receiving, labeling, storing, replenishing, transferring, picking, packing, and shipping product via equipment utilization and inventory management
Strategize allocation of warehouse resources to meet weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly business objectives, such as labor allocation, process improvement, and equipment or system upgrades, while managing overall cost and employee experience
Develop warehouse design, layout, product flow, and product handling systems, as well as evaluate, make a business case for, and recommend new equipment
Develop warehouse operations system improvements by analyzing process work-flow, staff and space requirements, and equipment layout, and implementing requisite changes, as required
Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures while complying with all OSHA and legal regulations
Develop and train Warehouse staff to ensure continued growth, maximize productivity, and prepare individuals for leadership opportunities in the future
Secure property by developing protection and access policies and procedures, and coordinating patrols with security department, as needed
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and professional organizations, reading professional publications, and maintaining personal networks
Accomplish warehouse operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Experience with warehouse management software and databases
Excellent communication skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required; degree in Finance, MBA, and/or CPA designation preferred
10+ years in progressively responsible warehouse management, staff planning, inventory management, process improvement fleet management, and truck logistics
The physical demands described here 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description at any time.
To apply for this job please visit magnolia.com.