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Posted October 28th

Warehouse Distribution Operations Manager





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Posted October 28th

Warehouse Distribution Operations Manager


Supply Chain/Logistics




Full Time

DISCOVER WHAT'S NEXT for your career!

We connect farms to families. And now, you can be a part of that. As a Warehouse Operations Manager, you matter. You aren't just responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the shipping/receiving activities of the Warehouse, you are doing the work that nourishes millions. We are excited about what we do and we want people who can get excited with us.

• Competitive pay & benefits.

• Growth and professional development opportunities.

• We're committed to listening and responding to feedback.

• Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.

• Full-time employment opportunity.

POSITION PURPOSE: Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the shipping/receiving activities of the Warehouse. Responsible for enforcing productivity and quality rates, reviews/pay adjustments, ETime (payroll), and any other related issues to ensure that the daily workload is completed efficiently and accurately. Responsible for keeping the shift staffed and disciplined at a level where the work will be completed in an efficient manner. Ensure Warehouse operations are in accordance with established procedures and policies. Keeps management well informed of significant problems and area activities.


• Manages all the day-to day activities surrounding inbound, inventory control, AND/OR outbound warehouse operations.

• Monitors, researches and implements solutions regarding issues related to damaged product, mis-shipped product, and missing product.

• Assists in developing / adjusting of policies and procedures for warehouse operations.

• Manages equipment needs and suggests investments for capital improvements.

• Ensures that Warehouse materials are rotated and stored properly.

• Assumes responsibility for the maintenance of Warehouse facilities. Ensures that both the inside and outside of the facilities are clean and orderly.

• Works to develop and maintain productive business relations with internal and external customers.

• Provides leadership to direct reports while focusing on process improvements, and creating a high performance supervisory team.

• Manages labor needs to ensure business needs are met in an efficient manner.

• Fosters positive employee relations, while ensuring Company vision and mission are active.

• Manages performance of direct reports and also ensuring accountability at all levels within dept. Ensures operations meet or exceed Company metrics.

• Partners with Human Resources to find and retain talent.

• Ensures all company policies are followed and implements proper solutions when needed.

• Maintains or develops reports to understand the state of operations, or where to make improvements. • Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor's degree in business or related field

• Additional related facility management training preferred


• Five or more years of related experience, with at least two or more years of supervisory experience

• 3 - 5 years warehouse management and/or logistics management experience in a complex, service-driven organization

• Experience in shipping/receiving is preferred

• System Implementation Preferred


• Must have strong knowledge of all warehouse procedures and functions

• Knowledge of budgeting, supply contracts, and shipping requirements


• Excellent leadership abilities

• Keen eye for quality; detail oriented with excellent analytical skills

• Able to organize, coordinate, and direct team activities

• Strong problem-solving skills

• Strong communication skills and ability to motivate

• Ability to work in a team environment

• Must be flexible

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

• Ability to understand Accounting, HR and Payroll activities/practices

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
New York