Warehouse Manager

  • Full-time
  • Shift: 1st

Company Description

Valassis, a Vericast business, is a premier marketing solutions company that accelerates profitable revenue growth for the 100,000 businesses it serves directly by influencing consumer purchasing and transaction behavior at scale while engaging with over 120 million households daily.  We are recognized as leading providers of incentives, advertising, marketing services, transaction solutions, customer data and cross-channel campaign management, and intelligent media delivery that create millions of customer touch points annually for their clients.  For more information, visit http://www.vericast.com or follow Vericast on LinkedIn

Job Description

The Warehouse Manager ensures the accurate and timely receipt, storage and distribution of all materials and finished product in an efficient and safe manner.  Supervises, trains, inspects, and manages personnel and projects as required.  Keeps Director of Manufacturing and staff apprised of work schedules and progress on activities; relates any pertinent information which affects productivity and/or effectiveness of operations.  Participates in strategic planning to help develop programs and short and long-term goals which maximize future growth and profitability. 


  • Establish, implement, support, and fully understand processes, policies and regulations that relate to the warehouse function. Ensure all processes are documented and employees are well trained on them. Develop and implement corrective steps to ensure all areas achieve quality, cost, and productivity goals. This includes the timely and accurate receipt and storage of materials, providing production with accurate quantities and/or proper picking and ship-outs.  Position may also include accountability for accurate weight verifications and the pulling of samples.  Effectively manage change throughout the area of supervision and demonstrate continuous improvement concepts, ideas, and processes within the department.
  • Set, monitor, and communicate department and individual goals to ensure all employees are aware of the department’s performance.  Provide timely and consistent feedback, coach and motivate associates to exceed expectations. Administer corrective action and authorize terminations when appropriate.   Complete performance evaluations in an effective and timely manner. Manage hiring and headcount.  Identify department training needs and implement career development goals for employee growth.  Assign staffing and work hours to complete daily workload schedules efficiently. Responsible for reconciliation of hours for payroll and tracking of attendance.  Enforce in a firm and equal manner company policies and established rules.
  • Manage inbound and/or outbound freight and communicate with production management and, as needed, assist with production’s scheduling of work. Manage shipping and/or distribution areas to ensure jobs or materials are received and shipped within pre-determined time frames.  Oversee the follow-up on all internal, customer or vendor questions regarding receipt of goods and/or delivery performance.  Maintain good relationships with all vendors. Take action necessary for proper resolution.
  • Ensure all inventory management processes are followed so standard and customer-owned product system counts accurately reflect physical on-hand quantities. Accountable for the Inventory Control database and troubleshooting system failures; monitor to address good or bad trends in department performance.
  • Accountable for safety and cleanliness of department. Ensure that all departments’ areas are kept clean orderly and maintained in the most functional manner. Maintain sound 5S practices throughout the entire area of supervision.   This includes the efficient storage of materials, the effective set up of all work areas and periodic cleaning of floors, workstations and equipment. Ensure certification of all employees utilizing material handling equipment.  Report accidents and any safety concerns to manufacturing and Human Resources.
  • Ensure proper material disposition, disposal and recycling of excess.  Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by management to achieve overall objectives of the organization.



  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field. (Or equivalent related work experience.)


  • 3 - 5 years experience in transportation, warehouse management and inventory control utilizing current technology and processes or related managerial experience. (Required)


  • Preferred Certifications/Licensures: (Forklift Driver Certified)


  • Knowledge of warehouse management and transportation/distribution logistics and methods preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication skills to perform training and lead a department.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Must be proficient with physical counts and reconciliation.
  • Ability to become certified on material handling equipment and proficient on various types of warehouse equipment.
  • Ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Bilingual preferred (if applicable).


  • Microsoft Office Suite and various Warehouse/Transportation/Inventory systems.


•             Informs leaders and other internal clients of pertinent information and communicates to other departments as necessary.
•             Communicates with external clients and vendors as needed.
•             Effectively communicates with team and at all levels within the organization.


•             Accept or reject incoming materials and advise on conditions that may cause late delivery.
•             Determine when to involve other departments in issues and involved in determining outcome.
•             Truck load-out decisions such as splitting loads or when to hold or send a truck.
•             Scheduling of employee hours.
•             Evaluate and make purchasing recommendations relative to needs, availability, and cost.
•             Recommend material handling equipment purchases based on testing, performance and costs.
•             Continual evaluation and modification of work priorities.
•             Measures and monitors department metrics to focus on continued improvement of warehouse and delivery processes and systems.


•             May function as a member of emergency response team providing equipment and utility shut down and assistance to emergency personnel as required.

Additional Information


Base Salary: Minimum $75,000- Maximum $90,000


Position is eligible for a 7% annual bonus incentive program.

The ultimate compensation offered for the position will depend upon several factors such as skill level, cost of living, experience, and responsibilities.

Vericast offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!

At Vericast, we don’t just accept differences - we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our community. As an Equal Opportunity employer, Vericast considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law. Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]. EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

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