Warehouse Manager

Location: Playa Vista, CA
Date Posted: 03-30-2017
***Bilingual Spanish Required***

Job Summary
Irwin Naturals, a leading distributor of nutritional supplements to retailers both big and small, is searching for an experienced Warehouse Manager to manage the pickers and packers, coordinate with freight vendors, operational equipment safety, and department efficiency.
Primary Duties:
  • Maintains shipping, warehousing, and distribution operations by coordinating and enforcing department procedures.
  • Maintains physical condition and organization of warehouse by inspecting storage areas, equipment and issuing work orders for repairs.
  • Understands the concepts of material handling, GMP requirements.
  • Ensures proper warehousing of finished goods using lot #s
  • Coordinates inbound drop offs, outbound pickups, and unloading/loading of freight.
  • Ensure the safety of all employees in the operation of equipment through proper training, enforcement of safety rules, documentation, and following proper procedures Safety and GMP protocols.
  • Safely operates all lifting devices.
  • BA degree, preferred
  • Must have demonstrated leadership experience in a fast-paced, high-volume shipping environment, preferably distributing packaged health, beauty or food products to large and small retailers across the country.
  • Must have a successful track record of increasing levels of supervisory and management responsibilities.
  • Must be comfortable organizing and prioritizing daily operational work flow.
  • Must be adept at analyzing problems, reaching sound decisions, following through and then following up.
  • Must be a process-oriented thinker with the ability to communicate concepts, enlist broad-based support and smoothly implement changes in the status quo.
  • Must be demanding but fair in dealing with people throughout the company as well as customers and vendors
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel.
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