Warehouse Manager

Rexel USA

Job Description

We are seeking a Warehouse Manager to join our Rexel USA team in Naperville, IL!


  • Lead the warehouse operation in order to meet all Safety, Inventory, and Productivity KPI’s. 
  • Manage inventory to provide more efficient warehouse flow and ensure accurate receiving and order filling processes.  Supervise and coordinate the annual cycle count process and physical inventory counting and recording.
  • Manage warehouse personnel and their activity, including recruiting, hiring, terminating, reviewing performance, and coaching employees.
  • Ensure compliance with DOT and safety legislation and related company policy by ensuring proper training, maintaining warehouse vehicles and equipment, verifying employee driver’s licenses and permits are current and maintained. 
  • Implement business strategies set forth by senior management and participate in improving the business by administering and evaluating short- and long-term objectives for the warehouse as well as offering potential alternatives to existing methods.
  • Assist CSC & Logistics Area Manager with development of the warehouse budget and routinely analyze and control expenditures to meet budget requirements.
  • Serve as Primary contact between warehouse operation and other managers.  Communicate with customers and company personnel to resolve customer problems and expedite customer deliveries when necessary.  
  • Evaluate shipping and delivery via common carriers; perform cost analyses and negotiate pricing for shipping services and common carriers.
  • Evaluate and negotiate to price for warehouse equipment, maintenance contracts, packing supplies, and other warehousing expenses.  
  • Participate in training classes to enhance and maintain necessary business knowledge. 
  • Supervises a staff of 5 to 30 people and 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.

Essential Responsibilities 

  • A thorough knowledge of warehousing principles, practices, and procedures is required. 
  • A minimum of 7 years of progressive warehouse management experience with at least 5 years of supervisory or team leadership experience is required.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills are required.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Organization and time management skills, detail-oriented, prioritizing in a multi-tasking environment, and ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines. 

Skills, Knowledge, and Education

  • Knowledge in Lean and Process Flow Layout in Warehouses. 
  • In-depth knowledge of the business ERP 
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, especially MS Excel. 
  • 5-10 years of leadership experience. 


Job Requirements