An Essential Piece Of Your Company’s Warehousing Operation

Whether the scale of your company’s warehousing is small, medium or extensive, warehouse managers are a must to keep your products moving smoothly and your storage organized.

Your warehouse manager will take responsibility for the safety of your product, manage warehouse staff, and ensure that goods are both shipped and stored in a timely fashion.

Doing the job effectively requires great multitasking and time-management ability, leadership skills, organization and the ability to think on one’s feet.

A great warehouse manager will let you rest easy knowing your product is in good hands, anticipate disruptions or issues before they arise, and independently oversee maintenance, sanitation, security, and administration in their warehouse.

Depending on your industry, your warehouse managers might require special skills, experience, or training.

For example, the proper storage of hazardous chemicals or goods requires special training and certifications.

How Richmond Staffing Helps


When your organization needs a great warehouse manager, Richmond Staffing is ready to help.

We’ll understand your industry, business and warehousing needs so that we can match you with the perfect candidate.

Once we have the profile of your ideal warehouse manager, we’ll connect you with several candidates for you to evaluate.

If you require candidates to hold specific skills or experience in a specific industry, we can focus our search accordingly.

Warehouse managers usually have responsibility over a large number of employees, and are crucial to keeping motivation high and your team on track.

We’ll make sure that your candidate will mesh well with your corporate culture and be a great fit for your organization.


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Specific Job Criteria:

While every role is unique, here are some of the common skills we look for in a warehouse manager candidate:

  • Strong grasp of proper warehouse management procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of inventory and inventory control procedures
  • Ability to operate forklift or other equipment proficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Problem solving ability; independent

Most warehouse managers are expected to carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the receiving, warehousing, and distribution of inventory
  • Monitoring use of warehouse equipment; identifying need for preventative maintenance
  • Monitoring use of warehouse vehicle fleet; identifying need for preventative maintenance
  • Ensuring a safe working environment in the warehouse
  • Ensuring warehouse security
  • Monitoring, supervising, and motivating staff
  • Implementing administrative, operational and other policies in the workplace.

While this is a basic profile, we know that different industries will have different requirements for their warehouse managers. Reach out today to start your search for the perfect candidate.

If your organization needs a warehouse manager, don’t delay