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Assistant Warehouse Manager - Kinston Territory 1st Shift M-F
Title:Assistant Warehouse Manager - Kinston Territory 1st Shift M-F
Department:Warehouse Loaders 11
Location:Kinston, NC
Application:Now Open for Kinston Territory

Job Description


Job Title:  Assistant Warehouse Manager

Industry Code:  Wholesale Trade 424000 Non-Durable Goods

Job Code:  53-1031(11)

Reports To:  General Manager

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Department:  Warehouse Distribution


Summary:  Assists with directing warehousing activities for organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 


Oversee warehouse personnel schedules to best optimize performance.  This includes the control of excessive overtime.


Direct and train warehouse personnel on forklift and pallet jack requirements.


Daily count in and out of all trucks established by our standard operating procedures. 


Work with lead bulk delivery personnel on inventory count, review of overages/shortages, and administration of purchasing for warehouse replenishment.


Builds bulk delivery pallets for customers and loads them onto bulk delivery vehicles in proper order.


Daily shipping/receiving which includes unloading trucks, verifying correctness of shipments against bills and lading or other records, check for shortages, rejects damaged goods, shipping and dunnage, and routes merchandise to proper department or loading area.  Takes the initiative to verify accuracies and deliver shipments received to the proper department upon receipt.


Operates gas, propane or electric powered forklift trucks.  Collects and delivers variety of goods, materials and products in warehouse or loading docks.


Assist with general, routine maintenance of warehouse as assigned (replacing light bulbs, empting the garbage cans, and keeping shipping area clean and orderly, etc.)


Inspects products and equipment for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and plant standards.  Directs and performs cleaning of equipment in work areas.  Inspects premises for unsanitary practices and conditions.


Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.


Directs salvage of damaged or used material.


Participates in safety program and follows all company policies and procedures.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

Analytical - Designs work flows and procedures.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Written Communication - Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.

Leadership - Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue ; Conserves organizational resources.

Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Adaptability - Manages competing demands.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.                                                              



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory software.


Certificates and Licenses:

Forklift Operator and Class A/B CDL Preferred.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises "2" to "6" employees in the Distribution. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


Background Requirements:  Employee must pass background check, motor vehicle driver check, drug screen, and agility test.


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