MAKE SURE YOUR INVENTORY KEEPS MOVING WITH ONE OF RICHMOND STAFFING’S WAREHOUSE MANAGER CANDIDATES
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.
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.