Warehouse manager job description

May 11, 2010 | By More

Warehouse manager Job Profile and Description

A warehouse manager is responsible of planning, organizing and controlling of a warehouse’s over-all operations; he organizes activities & assigns jobs accordingly to the staff. He also has to manage stock control, the receipt, storage, retrieval and ensure the timely delivery of goods. In most cases, the manager also has to supervise shipment loading & transferring and keep records of documents by entering data into the system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • He has to plan out all warehouse resources and activities in keeping with the company’s objectives and targets
  • He also makes plans for the development of the staff by organising training sessions
  • He has to ensure that all the health and safety requirements are met and also has to take responsibility for the security of the building and stock
  • He has to maintain and issue inventory report, entry and exit status report, dead stock report, goods age report, consumption report, manpower status report to the logistics manager
  • He should also find out and implement cost reduction measures in all aspects of warehouse transactions and activities
  • He may also have to write and enter daily bank deposits
  • He must also create daily work logs and do audit of daily labor and billing reports
  • He should suggest measures of improvement and development of the warehouse
  • He must also motivate his staff to make an effective and efficient team
  • He also has to negotiate rates with common carrier representatives

Skills and Specifications

  • He must have good leadership skills and take charge of the warehouse operations
  • He should be organised and systematic
  • He should motivate his staff and be good with numbers

Education and Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in commerce or management degree may be required. On the job training is also provided at some companies.

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