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Warehouse Manager

Requisition ID 27160
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function General Management/Senior Executive 
Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where You'll Work

Our Affton, MO location is part of our Sweet Division and creates all kinds of tasty treats! In this confectionery site, we make chocolate and cocoa coated sweets, and fillings for other bakery products. Our team prides itself on being collaborative and having a healthy culture where working hard and doing a good job is recognized and appreciated.


What You'll Do

Manages and Coordinates activities of shipping and receiving associates concerned with shipping, receiving, and storing materials in a first-in and first-out manner. Create a work environment that is positive for co-workers as well as beneficial to Kerry Ingredients and all parties concerned.

Essential Functions and Duties:

1. Manage outbound shipments to ensure a timely and accurate delivery to our customers.

2. Planning the work schedules of warehouse staff to ensure hours are efficient and productive for the company.

3. Oversee that all inbound freight is properly documented as well as delivered in a way that conforms to Kerry Ingredients standards.

4. Perform routine audits on forklifts to ensure they are working properly. Monitor forklift inspection sheets to ensure they are being signed off correctly.

5. Serve as a resource to answer customer complaints.

6. To work closely with the Quality Control Department to ensure that all product has proper documentation before departure.

7. Assure inventory accuracy by keeping warehouse organized and clean. Work closely with purchasing agent to maintain inventory accuracy.

8. Manage all warehouse employees to ensure GMP’s, safety rules, food safety and other company guidelines are followed. Ensure employees are properly trained and certified to execute their duties. Hold monthly meetings with employees to ensure good communication.

9. Lead and direct team members. Be in constant communication with management to ensure an efficient flow in the warehouse in relation to all other departments.

10. Ensure all required Kip’s are met regarding facilities goals on safety, production, quality, and costs.

11. Coordinate transportation carriers and performance through utilization of TMS. Ensure all scheduled appointments are timely and in support of production and customer requirements.

12. Be certified to drive a forklift.

What You'll Do

Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience in manufacturing warehouse management.

•Previous experience within a food manufacturing and distribution environment preferred.

•A minimum of 5 years experience in manufacturing warehouse and distribution leadership role with demonstrated ability to lead change

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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