Stern Produce

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Night Warehouse Manager
  2. Location: Phoenix, AZ
  3. Number: 10424
  4. Post Date: 8/21/2018
Job description

Join the Stern Family!

Are you passionate about leading people, process improvement, and productivity? Do you have a thorough understanding of distribution management, inventory, and general warehousing? Would you like to be a part of a successful family-owned business that has proudly served the Arizona community for 100 years and people still MATTER? Then join our team as our NIGHT WAREHOUSE MANGER.

Medical Benefits - Dental Benefits - Vision Benefits - 401k - Life Insurance - Vacation Time

We are seeking a Night Warehouse Manager to run the day-to-day operation of our produce warehouse. Our warehouse supervisors are essential to fulfilling our mission of delivering a first-class customer experience and supplying the freshest fruits, vegetables, specialty food products, and meats to our clients. This leader is accountable for all facets of the evening & overnight warehouse processes, as well as motivating and developing the staff members within their department to maintain an efficient & profitable operating unit.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, & Competencies:

Proven track record of success in the following:

  • Delivering & maximizing results
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Communication & Listening
  • Teambuilding & fostering a positive winning culture
  • Project management and multi-tasking
  • Driving positive change
  • Being customer-focused at all times

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Train & supervise night warehouse personnel
  • Manage night warehouse achievement-based compensation program
  • Develop and implement plans/schedules to efficiently utilize manpower to increase productivity levels.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all warehouse personnel adhere to safety protocols and company policies.
  • Continually review warehouse procedures, modifying and revising operations to create a more efficient and productive operation.
  • Prepare productivity and manpower reports for senior leadership as needed.
  • Communicate daily with Site Lead regarding day warehouse responsibilities.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, managing and instructing the night warehouse staff.
  • Responsible for applying progressive discipline process within the operating units, through department managers and supervisors with the guidance of HR.
  • Assist employees, if short staffed, drive forklift, ship trucks, load trucks, pull orders and clean the warehouse.
  • Ensure that operating expenses are kept at a minimum (i.e. overtime, etc.)
  • Review the inventory and manage all facets of inventory.
  • Assist transportation as need with routing and stop sequencing to best meet customer delivery windows while ensuring minimal fleet expense is incurred.
  • Communicate to the sales, purchasing, and operations departments any customer-related issues and offer solutions
  • Responsible for the daily upkeep of power equipment, including battery charging, pre/post shift inspections etc.
  • Responsible for creating daily transfers to ensure proper inventory levels.
  • Responsible for managing all facets of quality assurance to ensure customer expectations are exceeded.
  • Responsible for food safety coordination.
  • Responsible for clean up at the end of the shift (entire warehouse).
  • Communicate with the oncoming manager all information necessary to make a smooth change of shifts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by COO and Distribution Manager.

Basic Requirements:

  • 3-5 years minimum warehouse operations management experience in a mid-size facility.
  • Extensive working knowledge of shipping, receiving, fleet, security, and maintenance management.
  • Understanding of budget preparation, operational efficiency metrics, and performance data management.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be available to work overtime, nights, weekends and holidays (as needed).
  • Ability to move 50 lbs. frequently, and up to 80 lbs. occasionally.
  • Frequent bending, stooping and pulling.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Military experience
  • Secondary education in appropriate discipline.
  • Basic knowledge of produce.
  • Fluent Spanish speaker.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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