Owens & Minor Warehouse Manager in Hanover, Maryland

The key operations leader within the distribution center. Provides direction for all operations teammates in a complex, fast-moving and demanding distribution environment. Interfaces with customers as well as business partners.

Responsible for coordinating and managing all warehouse activities on a daily basis including the receiving, warehousing, shipping and delivery of product in a manner consistent with company service and cost objectives.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervises and coordinates the unloading of inbound shipments, orderly stacking of product, and the picking and staging of outbound shipments.
  2. Verifies required inbound/outbound paperwork with drivers, ensuring that all products are properly counted.
  3. Manages the divisional transportation fleet.
  4. Ensures the efficient and safe operation of all materials handling equipment.
  5. Participates in establishing work schedules and ensures that the schedules are correctly implemented and that jobs are assigned effectively and completed properly.
  6. Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area and assists in maintaining the security and safety of the warehouse.
  7. Ensures total adherence to all Federal statutes regarding warehouse operation including DEA and OSHA regulations.
  8. Moves products to storage areas with proper equipment and efficiently stacks and stores the merchandise in the appropriate area.
  9. Coordinates and/or checks in product returns and updates inventory balances on hand.
  10. Inspects physical condition of warehouse and equipment and prepares work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement of equipment.
  11. Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with such activities as production, sales, records control, and purchasing.
  12. Participates in planning personnel safety and warehouse protection activities.
  13. Directs salvage of damaged or used material.
  14. Ensures the accuracy of all shipping documents - gathers and maintains all data records relative to shipping activities.
  15. Screens and hires warehouse personnel and issues work assignments. Provides training for new warehouse teammates.
  16. Confers with drivers to ensure delivery of products in a manner consistent with company service and cost objectives.
  17. Coordinates all preparation and distribution of documentation pertaining to worker accidents.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. May pick orders for shipment and assemble various types of merchandise to be shipped.
  2. May load and unload freight from trucks in an efficient and safe manner.
  3. May be responsible for off-site warehouse and equipment leasing.
  4. May be responsible for night picking/packing operations including JIT packing, labeling, cart packing, etc.
  5. Performs additional duties as directed.

STRENGTH REQUIREMENT:

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

TYPE OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Acuity, far

Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more.

Acuity, near

Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less

Field of Vision

Observing and area that can be seen up and in a given point. This factor is important when job performance requires seeing a large area while keeping the eyes fixed.

TYPES OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Continued)

Accommodation

Adjustment of lens of eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This item is especially important when doing near-point work at varying distances from eye.

Climbing

Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps poles, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

Stooping

Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Crouching

Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching

Extending hands(s) and arm(s) in any direction

Handling

Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are in extension of the hand.

Talking

Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work. Talking is important for those activities in which workers must impart oral information to clients or to the publics, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Hearing

Perceiving the nature of sounds. Hearing is important for those activities which require ability to receive detailed information through oral communications, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines.

Smelling

Distinguishing, with a degree of accuracy, differences or similarities in intensity or quality of flavors and/or odors, or recognizing particular flavors and/or odors, using tongue and/or noise.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING:

Broad knowledge of a discipline such as chemical, electrical, or mechanical engineering,

behavior science, finance or business administration.Equal to a complete 4 year college

or university education.

B. WORK EXPERIENCE:

Over three years up to an including five years.

C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Supervisory experience is preferred.

EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS:

Handtruck, catalogs, charts, forms, inventories, manuals, pen, pencil, CRT, handbooks, forklift, ruler, reference books, lift trucks, and pallet jack.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

Inside working conditions.

No environmental hazards indicated for this classification.

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Category: Field Operations