Job ID 5090 Company: Midwest Veterinary Supply, Inc. Job Location Sun Prairie, WI
Warehouse Manager (Sun Prairie, Wisconsin)
Job RequirementsMidwest Veterinary Supply is seeking a Warehouse Manager for our Sun Prairie, Wisconsin warehouse.
The primary objective of the Warehouse Manager is to ensure that customer service levels are high by minimizing shipping/receiving errors and making sure that orders are fulfilled within shipping cutoffs. The objective will be met by providing the tools, directives, and motivation to all positions within the Pulling, Shipping, and Receiving departments so that they function at maximum efficiency and represent the Company as it relates to corporate policies and procedures.
Job Requirements & Qualifications:
Must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily
A High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
Specialized warehouse management training of at least two years is preferred.
A minimum of two years of experience as a supervisor within a distribution setting is preferred
A minimum of two years of experience within the veterinary industry is preferred
Ability to read, write and speak English
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedural manuals
Ability to perform general building maintenance
Basic computer skills, ability to operate a Windows-based computer and data entry
Ability to differentiate details related to product codes and descriptions (such as verifying a string of numbers)
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages.
Good listening and verbal communication skills to include the ability to demonstrate diplomacy and professionalism
Strong organizational skills
Ability to manage, delegate to, and lead employees to ensure ultimate performance levels
Ability to work well with others and independently
The ability make quick decisions based on sound business logic
Ability to work with Corporate office to achieve mutual goals
Ability to remain flexible and open minded
Job DescriptionEssential Job Functions:
Serve as a supervisor for the Pulling, Shipping, and Receiving departments. Provide the tools, directive, and motivation necessary for employees to perform at maximum efficiency, but also be available to perform any of the warehouse functions on an as needed basis.
Ensure timely resolutions of outstanding warehouse tasks including; order waves, replenishments, cycle counts, receipts, put-aways, and immediate needs.
Perform supervisory functions including recruitment, employee training, employee scheduling, performance evaluations, progressive discipline, and employee problem resolution. Work with Branch Manager on all hiring and termination decisions.
Provide training of new staff and ongoing training of existing staff for their relevant work duties regarding policy and procedure updates or revisions.
Ensure facilities and MVS property (including forklifts, delivery vehicles, Coolers, Freezers, HVAC units, and other equipment) are being maintained on the proper schedules and remain in working order. Work with the Branch Manager on maintenance and repair costs.
Ensure compliance of safety policies and procedures.
Answer questions related to products, policies, and procedures. Assist in the resolution of problems that may arise related to order processing and managing inventory control.
Utilize records of employee errors to provide re-training and guidance in order to reduce error frequency.
Maintain proper levels of necessary facility supplies including shipping materials, safety supplies, and other required housekeeping goods.
Work with Branch Manager and Human Resources department on employee matters to include payroll/timekeeping, hiring, disciplinary action, terminations, and employee benefits.
The Warehouse Manager supervises Production Supervisors, Team Leaders, Pullers, Shipping Clerks, Receiving Clerks, and Delivery Drivers.
Mental & Physical Demands:
Attention to detail critical to ensure accuracy and completion of objectives
Regular interaction with people, team-player
Fast pace of work which requires multi-tasking and ability to work under pressure
Vision: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Repetitive motion: reaching, grasping, pushing, pulling, carrying
Regularly lift/move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 70 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 100 pounds
Ability to climb ladders/stairs, balance, stand/walk on concrete floor for extended periods
Bending, twisting, kneeling, crouching
Ability to work long hours as needs arise
Frequent use of a telephone-listening and speaking
Ability to work at a desk throughout the day
Frequent use of hands for writing and computer keyboard
Job duties and requirements may be subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of education, experience and skills required to perform the essential functions of this job. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Midwest Veterinary Supply reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
Windows based computer, tape gun, safety knife, 2-way radio, safety equipment, markers, label equipment, packaging materials, ladders, box cutter, forklift, pallet jack
Work will be performed indoors in a relatively temperature controlled climate where moderate heat, cold or humidity may be experienced. Moderate exposure to dust and dirt may also be expected. Occasional travel may be required.
We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including Medical and Dental insurance, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance, a 401k plan, paid holidays, and Paid Time Off (PTO). Our work environment is business casual and we like to have fun with weekly relaxed dress days and regular events like holiday contests, cookouts, and employee appreciation celebrations.
Midwest Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MVS) has provided quality service and merchandise to the veterinary profession since 1961. Our products are distributed from seven branches located in key geographic locations within our trade area. We take great pride in getting our orders out the same day as called in and having the product in the customer's hand the next day. MVS carries products and equipment from most major manufacturers. As we continue to grow, our goal will be, as it has always been, to provide the veterinary profession the very best in service along with quality merchandise at fair and competitive prices.
Midwest Veterinary Supply believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and will not violate any law prohibiting discrimination for or against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of any characteristic protected under local, state, or federal statute, ordinance, or regulation.
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