Warehouse Manager

Food Bank
Little Rock
Warehouse Manager

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Manager who under the direction of the Operations Director, plans, organizes, and monitors the safe receipt, storage, and retrieval of goods. 

End date
Opportunity type
Warehouse / Supply Chain / Drivers
Job responsibilities

Ensures workplace health and safety requirements are met. They ensure productivity targets are met and maintain computerized storage and retrieval systems. They manage personnel issues such as the recruitment, training, and discipline of staff. This is a safety-sensitive position. The Warehouse Manager will report to the Operations Director and have the following essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate, implement and monitor appropriate activities within the warehouse in accordance with regulations, applicable laws, and AF policies and procedures.
  • Perform and oversee warehouse inventory control of incoming and outgoing products.
  • Ensure that monthly inventory and cycle counts are conducted and recorded.
  • Maintains warehouse in a manner that ensures compliance with external regulatory bodies, including, but not limited to OSHA regulations, and guarantees integrity and accountability of inventory.
  • Supervise warehouse operations staff and ensures their certification and training relative to their duties and assignments.
  • Assist with implementation and oversee a warehouse safety program and conduct regular monthly meetings.
  • Supervise warehouse operations staff and ensures their certification and training relative to their duties and assignments.
  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all warehouse equipment including refrigeration and dry storage equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, racks, etc.
  • Develop standard operating procedures and ensure proper training of warehouse staff.
  • Ensure the overall cleanliness, organization, and operation of the warehouse and assigned areas.
  • Direct the loading and unloading of trucks and the proper recording of load conditions, weight, case counts, and descriptions. Ensure security of building and inventory.
  • Assure maintenance of warehouse equipment and machinery of the Foodbank.
  • Oversee and provide event coordination.
  • Ensure proper scheduling of set up and take down for meetings, events, and otherwise as directed.
  • Interview, select, coach, train, and manage the performance of supervisory personnel.
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with AF staff.
  • Problems solve, negotiate, and address staff challenges.
  • Comply with the requirements as set forth by local, state, and national regulatory agencies.
  • Comply with the standards set forth by Feeding America.
Application qualifications
  • High School or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Five years’ experience in Warehousing, Receiving, Inventory Control, or Materials Management.
  • 3 years of warehouse supervisory experience involving a multi-temperature environment.
  • Experience with regulatory agencies in the areas of food safety, sanitation, OSHA, etc.
  • 3 years forklift experience. Certification preferred.
How to apply

Applications must be submitted through the careers website in order to be considered for all open positions. https://arkansasfoodbank.org/about-us/arkansas-rice-depot-info/careers-…

About the organization

Arkansas is consistently among the states with the highest rates of food insecurity in the U.S., with 19.7% of Arkansans not knowing where their next meal is coming from. The Arkansas Foodbank is the state’s largest non-governmental provider of emergency food aid. The Foodbank provides high quality, safe, healthy food to a network of about 300 food pantries and other hunger relief agencies in 33 counties in central and south Arkansas. Of the 280,000 clients we serve; 33% are children under age 18 and 11% are seniors over age 60. We distribute enough food for 67,000 meals a day and 2.1 million visits a year.