Manager, Warehouse

J.M. Swank LLC

North Liberty, IA Executive & Management / Warehousing

JM Swank, LLC, headquartered in North Liberty, Iowa, is a leading food ingredients wholesaler and distributor serving a nationwide base of food and beverage marketers and manufacturers.  We are actively seeking a Manager, Warehouse in North Liberty, IA. This position will report to our Director, Warehouse.  Responsibilities include directing and coordinating all North Liberty warehouse functions to ensure effective daily operations.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Directs, supervises and schedules all daily activities of assigned warehouse personnel to insure the maximum utilization and efficient use of space and safety of the staff.
  • Coordinates and communicates all necessary operational daily planning activities of warehousing with Sales, Transportation, Purchasing, and other appropriate office personnel.
  • Coordinates all operational activities including assigning inbound and outbound order fulfillment to appropriate warehouse personnel. 
  • Controls for and maintains adequate sanitation levels for the facility and product integrity, inspection for sanitation and infestation problems, and assuring proper cleaning activities are executed as required. 
  • Responsible for all building and grounds maintenance.
  • Checks and maintains warehouse documents.
  • Insures for adequate inspection practices for all inbound and outbound products to certify that they meet proper quality and regulatory standards with regard to labeling, pest infestation, damage, age, consistency, etc.
  • Hires, trains, and evaluates the warehouse staff.  Coordinate with the Safety Director to insure compliance with all Company policies and procedures.  Performs evaluations and makes salary recommendations.
  • Acquires continuing education skills and training necessary to assure the Company is current with industry developments applicable to the operation.
  • Performs at all times in a manner consistent with Company policies, procedures, and practices to preserve the Company’s image and status for offering preferred customer service.
  • Responsible for duties associated with maintaining BRC standards and certification. 


 Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree in any related area such as Logistics, Transportation, and/or Warehousing is desirable.  A high school diploma or GED is minimally required.
  • Five years supervisory experience in the distribution, warehousing, or related industry desired, with a minimum of three years required.
  • Previous forklift, yard tractor, and/or over-the-road operational experience is desired.
  • Knowledge of food safety and defense, audits and inspections in the distribution industry is desirable.
  • Strong leadership attributes.
  • Effective computer, written and oral communication skills.
  • Adaptable to changing work environment.
  • Ability to perform in a team environment and work closely with all other service support staff and teams.  


Equal Opportunity Employment:

JM Swank, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g., U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunity laws.


Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done, which will ensure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the JM Swank, LLC companies.  Please contact JM Swank, LLC if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Job ID: 65525

Posted 19 days ago

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