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Assistant Warehouse Manager

Chicago, IL (Sauk Village)

We are hiring for an Assistant Manager to assist in distribution operations by ensuring operational and employee procedures are followed.  This position will report to the Warehouse Manager and may occasionally require weekends, and holidays.

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Duties and Accountabilties

  • Keep warehouse up to code and safe, by reviewing safety codes, design layouts, and security procedures.
  • Manages all safety related documents and trainings required for each employee and the area covered.
  • Responsible for building maintenance inspections, and day-to-day concerns.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements and regulatory ordinances by following protocols and SOPs.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops and learning from other locations.
  • Cultivate and build the LEAN culture through process improvements and measurements.
  • Assist in recruiting and selectin new candidates, as needed, to ensure warehouse team staffing levels.
  • Oversee new hire orientation content for all employees and keep employee training up-to-date.
  • Work with Operations Supervisor to ensure coverage on the floor through break times and scheduling.
  • Maintains communication with the team by coaching employees and that work assignments are completed.

Preferred Knowledge and Experience

  • Basic math, reading, and writing skills to ensure accurate documentation.
  • Understanding of technology equipment including Radio Frequency (RF) Scanners.
  • Previous knowledge or a desire to learn about the product being handled.
  • Ability to promote a team environment and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, both verbally and written.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associate of Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years previous leadership experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in warehouse environment.

Physical Capabilities and Requirements

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of in an office, yet walk the warehouse floor to speak with the team.
  • Ability to use hands for computer keyboarding, answer phones, and writing.
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and uniforms that are provided by the company.

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