Sr. Warehouse Manager (Nights) - Allentown

US Foods

4.6

(86)

Allentown, PA

Why you should apply for a job to US Foods:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022
  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 88% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 93% would recommend this company to other women
  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through training, mentoring, on-the-job development and professional development opportunities, we help our associates learn and grow.
  • Ongoing listening sessions between ERGs and Executive Leadership Team allow for open dialogue and the identification of new opportunities.
  • 39% of our new or open leadership roles were filled by women or people of color
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    Position summary

    ensure the safety and security of the entire facility.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Achieve all safety, service, and cost targets in the warehouse. Lead with a safety mindset that ensures that every US Foods associate remains injury free, always. Champion safety procedures, processes and training to create and maintain a safety-first culture in the warehouse.
    • Oversee and develop Warehouse Managers through one-on-one coaching, training on policy and procedures, assisting in problem resolution when required, and leading by example.
    • Oversee and develop all warehouse associates by discussing performance with Warehouse Managers and creating plans to address gaps. Drive associate engagement and retention, and create a culture that embodies US Foods values.
    • Create a cohesive organization by keeping lines of communication open and directing workforce to ensure efficient workflow.
    • Build high-performing teams by reviewing staffing requirements and monitoring the interviewing and hiring of warehouse personnel. Review performance, coach to achieve productivity and safety targets, and deliver disciplinary action.
    • Develop production flow processes and identify process improvement and cost reduction strategies. Establish and maintain operational procedures for activities such as verifying incoming shipments, handling and disposition of product, warehouse inventory accuracy, and selecting and loading shipments.
    • Identify and stop waste, and improve processes to complete work more safely and efficiently.
    • Approve operation plan for daily loads in conjunction with Warehouse Managers, and ensure that trucks are completed within timelines. Ensure that load plans meet weight restrictions and that special customer requests are consistently accommodated.
    • Monitor operational data, including inventory losses, production goals and safety reports. Identify problems, determine causes and recommend changes to the VP of Operations to produce zero-error benchmark on accuracy and customer satisfaction.
    • Monitor and ensure integrity of our products and ensure that food safety standards are met.
    • Oversee the maintenance of the physical condition of the warehouse and its equipment in compliance with OSHA requirements.
    • In union facilities, assist HR and the VP Operations in interpreting the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement, administering appropriate discipline, settling routine grievances and participating in arbitrations as required.
    • Other duties assigned by manager.

    SUPERVISION:
    • Direct: Warehouse Managers, union and/or non-union warehouse clerical staff (Operations Clerks, Warehouse Clerks, Will Call Clerks, Slotting Clerks, Truck Builders, etc.)
    • Indirect: Union and/or non-union warehouse on-floor associates (Loaders, Selectors, Receivers, Forklift drivers, etc.)

    RELATIONSHIPS
    • Internal: Warehouse leaders and coworkers; Transportation leaders; Internal customers across departments (e.g., Sales)
    • External: Vendors

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    • The work takes place in normal warehouse environments as well as in cooler and freezer areas where temperatures may be as low as -5 degrees.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Related Experience/Requirements:
    • Minimum of five years of experience in warehouse supervision required.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Broad knowledge of warehouse operations, methods and procedures.
    • Strong leadership, communication and people development skills.
    • Ability to openly and effectively communicate with all associates/departments within the company.
    • Familiarity with inventory control, OSHA, HACCP and other regulatory requirements.
    • Ability to interpret financial and operational data.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.).
    • Experience with warehouse management systems (WMS) and inventory control systems a plus.

    Education/Training:
    • High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Licenses/Certifications:
    • HACCP certification a plus.
    • PCQI certification a plus.

    PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS
    • Must be able to perform the following physical activities for described length of time:

    OCCASIONALLY: 1% - 33 / FREQUENTLY: 34% - 66% / CONTINUOUSLY: 67% - 100% or NEVER

    JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO: FREQUENCY:
    STAND FREQUENTLY

    WALK FREQUENTLY

    DRIVE VEHICLE OCCASIONALLY

    SIT OCCASIONALLY

    LIFT
    1-10 lbs (Sedentary) OCCASIONALLY

    11-20 lbs (Light) OCCASIONALLY

    21-50 lbs (Medium) OCCASIONALLY

    51-100 lbs (Heavy) OCCASIONALLY

    Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) NEVER

    CARRY
    1-10 lbs (Sedentary) OCCASIONALLY

    11-20 lbs (Light) OCCASIONALLY

    21-50 lbs (Medium) OCCASIONALLY

    51-100 lbs (Heavy) OCCASIONALLY

    Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) NEVER

    PUSH/PULL OCCASIONALLY

    CLIMB/BALANCE OCCASIONALLY

    STOOP/SQUAT OCCASIONALLY

    KNEEL OCCASIONALLY

    BEND OCCASIONALLY

    REACH ABOVE SHOULDER OCCASIONALLY

    TWIST OCCASIONALLY

    GRASP OBJECTS OCCASIONALLY

    MANIPULATE OBJECTS OCCASIONALLY

    MANUAL DEXTERITY OCCASIONALLY

    EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status

    Why you should apply for a job to US Foods:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022
  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 88% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 93% would recommend this company to other women
  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through training, mentoring, on-the-job development and professional development opportunities, we help our associates learn and grow.
  • Ongoing listening sessions between ERGs and Executive Leadership Team allow for open dialogue and the identification of new opportunities.
  • 39% of our new or open leadership roles were filled by women or people of color