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Warehouse Manager

Company Overview

Abatix has been in business for over 30 years with branch locations across the country. With the idea that success is based on building long lasting relationships; Abatix was founded on May 16th, 1983, when we began selling industrial safety supplies. Abatix has since grown into a nationally recognized supplier of safety, environmental, construction, janitorial, and industrial products carrying thousands of products and supporting customers across the nation.

Our team is our #1 asset. With a wealth of industry and product experience, our management team has an average of 20 plus years tenure with Abatix and the remainder of full time employees have an average of 7 plus years. Abatix takes pride that we have been able to attract and keep great employees which translates into the best possible support team for our customers. At Abatix, you are not just an employee, you are family.

Job Summary

The Warehouse Manager is accountable for all warehouse activities including storage and distribution of products. Supervises warehouse and delivery personnel. He/She shall be aligned with and support the overall goals and objectives of the entire company and actively provide input and support throughout the company. Strives for 100% of customers to Experience the Difference. Ensures Abatix is represented in a positive manner. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise the activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing, and shipping
  • Interview, select, and train warehouse personnel
  • Plan and implement warehouse safety and security programs and activities in accordance with company safety policies
  • Review workload and prioritize work to ensure delivery times, locations, and customer requirements are consistently met
  • Inspect physical condition of warehouse, vehicle fleets and equipment; order maintenance and repair as necessary
  • Maintain preventative maintenance program for vehicle fleets including trucks and forklifts
  • Schedule and monitor freight and parcel shipments in compliance with company preferred carrier program
  • Maintain adequate staffing level so warehouse, shipping, and receiving are conducted in an effective and efficient manner
  • Plan and coordinate work, train and motivate, monitor and evaluate performance of warehouse team; ensure their ability to safely operate material handling equipment
  • Provide appropriate equipment and racking to ensure safe transport and storage of all materials
  • Develop, counsel, document, and discipline staff as necessary within company culture and guidelines
  • Maintain accurate inventory records through adherence to receiving, shipping, and cycle counting policies and timely data entry
  • Resolve discrepancies regarding shipments, receipts, and all other transactions
  • Ensure materials are stored properly to conserve space, provide for efficient stocking and picking, and comply with company safety policies; oversee rotation of dated merchandise.
  • Evaluate and recommend continuous improvement projects to supervisor
  • Participate in various departmental and interdepartmental meetings or training as required
  • Other duties as necessary 

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school degree, diploma, or GED certificate from a certified institution preferred
  • warehouse management experience preferred 
  • Must be able to complete forklift training and maintain certification in compliance with company policy
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal & written English language skills are required
  • Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism
  • A team player who handles multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Exhibit leadership skills, motivation, dependability, punctuality, and organization skills
  • Display high sense of urgency
  • General office skills including proficient computer skills
  • Ability to compile & decipher information in spreadsheet format
  • Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra, geometry and general business math
  • Professional appearance

 

Benefits and Perks

  • Your choice of healthcare plans, plus dental insurance, and a vision discount program
  • ESOP and Company match 401(k) plan
  • Employer sponsored AD&D/life insurance, options for STD,  LTD, accident and critical illness insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
  • PTO starts on your first day and company paid holidays

 

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