Reports to: Director of Operations
General Description/Position Summary: The Warehouse Manager is responsible for all warehouse operations, including the assignment of pick-ups and deliveries.
Essential Job Duties: 1. Provide excellent customer service ensuring that food donors and agencies are served promptly, efficiently, equitably and courteously.2. Ensure prompt receipting, invoicing, transport, evaluation, storage and distribution procedures for all incoming and outgoing product.3. Ensure that proper inventory control procedures are in place, including daily tracking, weekly, monthly and annual inventory counts.4. Supervise maintenance and sanitation of the facility in accordance with Feeding America, USDA and other applicable food handling standards including freezers and coolers. 5. Observe and enforce safety practices of staff and volunteers while in the warehouse as well as operating warehouse equipment including, but not limited to, the forklift and motorized pallet jacks.6. Prepare and verify all reports and record-keeping pertaining to warehouse branch operations. This includes shipping & receiving, inventory control, transfers, salvage, storage, rotation, sanitation, dump, safety, pest control, building maintenance and other warehouse related documentation, including but not limited to time & attendance, disciplinary actions, training, reviews, and recruitment.7. Supervise drivers and warehouse workers and perform performance counseling and annual reviews.8. Supervise evaluation and ensure proper sorting and storage of all incoming products.
Other Job Duties: 1. Provide support to other branches and departments. 2. Participates in the organization and implementation of special projects as directed. 3. Assist in the development of relationships with local food donors and agencies. 4. Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Operations Director.
Application Qualifications: 1. Three years of experience in general management and direct supervision. 2. Bachelor’s degree. 3. Supervisory management skills including development and discipline of subordinates. 4. Knowledge of warehouse operations including inventory control, health and safety, record keeping, and safety regulations. 5. Skills in operation and maintenance of warehouse equipment including pallet jacks, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, coolers, freezers, electronic scales, etc. 6. Forklift Certification and Material Handling Equipment. 7. Knowledge of Safe Food Handling Procedures. 8. Ability to effectively apply creative problem-solving skills. 9. Ability to effectively practice conflict resolution. 10. Ability to effectively develop, organize and implement programs. 11. Ability to relate to people in an open, friendly, accepting manner; showing sincere interest in others and their concerns. 12. Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks. 13. Ability to make oral presentations. 14. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. 15. Capable of working under pressure, managing numerous activities simultaneously and meeting deadlines consistently. 16. Capable of monitoring the accuracy and reliability of work performed by staff and volunteers. 17. Capable of motivating employees and volunteers. 18. Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision and take initiative in problem-solving. 19. Ability to interact with a wide variety of people. 20. Ability to motivate others and contribute toward team efforts. 21. Strong computer proficiency, including inventory control systems, database management and Microsoft Office applications. 22. Must maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License and clean driving record. 23. Must pass pre-employment and random drug screening.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to contact listed below.
Full benefits available.
Established in Savannah in 1981, serves as the food safety net for tens of thousands of children, senior citizens, low-income families, and people with disabilities who are at-risk for hunger throughout southeastern Georgia. We work diligently to feed the hungry by distributing nutritious food to non-profit agencies and at-risk elderly and youth. Our programs include Brown Bag for the Elderly, Culinary Arts at Grace’s Kitchen, Kids Cafe, and Mobile Food Pantry. We partner with 300 churches and non-profit agencies to provide emergency food assistance across 21 counties of Coastal Georgia. Last year, Second Harvest Food Bank provided more than 8.1 million meals (more than 10 million pounds of food) to hungry people in our area.