Warehouse Manager

  • Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Retail Corporate
  • Full-Time

Who You’ll Work For

REEF’s mission is to connect the world to your block. 

We transform underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood hubs that connect people to locally curated goods, services, and experiences.

With an ecosystem of 4,500 locations and a team of 15,000 people, REEF is the largest operator of mobility, logistics hubs, and neighborhood kitchens in United States, Canada, and has a growing presence in Europe.

Together we are leveraging the power of proximity to keep our communities moving forward in a sustainable and thoughtful way.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage receiving, processing and distribution operations in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Responsible for the daily overall safety, quality, performance, and customer experience
  • Implement operational policies and procedures in accordance with the company’s guidelines
  • Ensure safe and effective use of warehouse equipment and staff Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to maintain standards of health, hygiene, and safety. Requiring 100% adherence at all-times while on warehouse premise
  • Accountable for meeting and exceeding performance goals and objectives to achieve customer demand while ensuring accuracy and upholding quality control standards
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization
  • Maintain documentation and keep accurate records of warehouse activities by producing daily and weekly reports and statistics on the operation
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of condition and location of fleet vehicles
  • In charge of proper training and development of warehouse staff, providing employees with the resources needed to perform their job duties
  • Coach and motivate employees through recognition and reward programs. Manage performance of employees by providing constructive feedback and taking disciplinary actions as needed
  • Perform duties as assigned by management which could include but are not limited to strategic planning and forecasting; identifying and resolving operational bottlenecks, deficiencies, and problems; and addressing staffing needs

What We Want From You:

  • 5+ years of proven work experience as a warehouse manager or similar
  • Knowledge of warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives and deliver results
  • Proficient knowledge of inventory and inventory controls
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Proficient computer skills. Added plus for hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
  • Outstanding leadership, organizational, multitasking and problem-solving skills

How You’ll Stand Out:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related field
  • Lean Six Sigma knowledge/certification(s)
  • Proven ability to manage teams of more than 10
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Outstanding leadership, organizational, multitasking and problem-solving skills

What We’ll Provide

Medical
Dental
Vision

Life and Disability
401K
Paid Time Off (PTO)

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.

  • Frequently operate small office equipment such as a computer, tablet, and copier/printer, telephone.
  • Work is performed in a professional office environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is performed indoors for extended periods of time including up to the entire duration of shift.

REEF Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. REEF does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. REEF complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.