The Warehouse Manager provides support and assistance to the Operations Manager and Director of Operations. The Warehouse Manager manages a team of warehouse associates and oversees the daily operations in all areas of the warehouse, including receiving, shipping, inventory, safety, and facilities management.
• Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
• Provide direct supervision of warehouse team members including training employees, planning, assigning and directing work.
• Provide regular training to staff in order to uphold quality assurance and safety standards.
• Provide updates and reports to the Operations Director and/or other senior staff members as requested.
• Develop and foster positive working relationships with FTB internal department leadership personnel to streamline communication and effectiveness.
• Maintains warehouse team effectiveness by coaching and counseling employees.
• Ensure warehouse layout and organizations support the flow of traffic, reduces stock losses and boosts overall efficiency.
• Develop and implement process improvements to increase warehouse efficiencies and productivity.
• Develop, review, implement and maintain SOPs to ensure compliance.
• Attend scheduled meetings and synchronization efforts to promote interdepartmental cohesiveness.
• Ensure that the warehouse is clean and organized at all times.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
• Inventory Control:
• Implement and maintain inventory control procedures to ensure that all product received, stored and distributed is properly accounted for.
• Ensure all product adheres to the Food Bank’s quality control standards and any product that does not meet those standards are properly accounted and disposed of.
• Ensure product rotation procedures (including first in/first out method) are implemented and followed.
• Provide assistance with inventory cyclic counts for inventory control purposes.
• Ensure most efficient flow of product working closely with the Inventory Manager and other leadership team members as needed.
• Facility and Equipment Management:
• Ensure warehouse operations is in compliance with Feeding America, AIB, donor, OSHA, Health Department and USDA standards.
• Serves as 24-hour emergency contact in event of equipment failure, burglar alarms, etc.
• Maintain contracts with vendors in order to ensure that all warehouse best practices are maintained including pest control, janitorial, and others as needed.
• Supervise daily upkeep of all equipment and maintain maintenance logs for equipment including refrigeration, forklifts, and pallet jacks.
• Ensure the Food Bank’s facility and surrounding grounds are well-maintained address any deficiencies in a prompt and professional manner.
• Food Safety:
• Maintenance of a food safety culture within the warehouse.
• Maintains current Food Safety Handlers certification.
• Inspect product donations to assure that safety and sanitation standards are met.
• Monitor and maintain SOP’s for food safety.
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, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Two-year college degree or at least 4 years related experience.
• 3 years experience required in supervising, warehousing, shipping, receiving, and or inventory control desirable.
• May be required to work some weekends and/or adjust work.
• Forklift operator certification. Ability to operate a hand truck, pallet jack, forklift and other mechanized warehouse equipment.
• Valid Driver’s license and good driving record.
• Certified to utilize forklifts, electrically powered pallet jacks, and other warehouse equipment or the willingness to obtain certification within 30-days of employment.
• Food safety certification is required; or the willingness to complete within 30-days of employment.
• Lift, lower, push, pull, and carry items weighing up to 50lb.
• Able to bend, stoop, crouch, climb, stand, sit, walk and turn/pivot throughout an 8-hour shift.
• Varying shifts which may require day, evening, and weekend work.
• Commitment to FTB’s goal of ending hunger.
Focused on uplifting our neighbors toward long-term sustainability, Feeding Tampa Bay nourishes human potential by providing access to food and then leveraging that access to connect those we serve with empowering resources. With a commitment to end hunger in our region by 2025, our work is driven by the desire to create health and capability in every family, child and senior we serve.
At Feeding Tampa Bay, we are on a united path to transform our community. We thoughtfully drive change while embracing and celebrating our collective impact, as well as the impact of each individual. Through our Grow Code we strive to honor all, conquer together, be an imaginist, speak with truth, and stay rooted in the mission of Feeding Tampa Bay.
If you would like to learn how you can make an impact as part of our dedicated team in the Transportation Manager role, we want to hear from you!