Warehouse Foreman Job Description

Warehouse Foreman Job Description

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Warehouse foreman provides expertise on the shipping/receiving processes, inventory control, motor transportation (via trucks), and warehouse distribution.
Warehouse Foreman Job Description

Warehouse Foreman Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Plans, coordinates and supervises work activities and operations related to area(s) of responsibility
Communicates, implements and monitors safety programs and procedures, participates in and/or conducts safety meeting
Supervises a small sized workforce comprised of hourly employees, performing activities in warehouse and loading/unloading of trucks
Works directly with management to plan, coordinate and supervise work activities and operations related to area(s) of responsibility
Involvement in a variety of site projects as assigned
Balancing oversight of direct report responsibilities with individual work requirements
Ensure inventory is accurate with a primary emphasis on the dry goods
Work closely with the production control team to address all inventory inquiries and or discrepancies
Oversee and communicate all operational issues pertaining to lift trucks and batteries to the supervisor and 3rd party maintenance
Responsible for compliance with CBI sustainability policies and practices which are economically viable, socially acceptable and environmentally sound

Warehouse Foreman Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Foreman

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CACI

Education for Warehouse Foreman

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse foreman job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in Education, General Education, Department of Education, Construction, Supervision, Associates, Supply Chain Management, Leadership, Computer, Directing

Skills for Warehouse Foreman

Desired skills for warehouse foreman include:

Asset management
Distribution administration
Warehouse processes
Defense Transportation System reports
Quality control
Traffic management functions
Ground transportation
Products and materials
Storage and distribution
Basic math

Desired experience for warehouse foreman includes:

Must be proficient in using CMOS and TIPs in a Shipping/Redistribution Point environment
Must be able to provide a strong level of customer service
Must be able to transport supplies and mail in excess of 50 lbs
Must possess extensive knowledge of Excel, Word and Power Point applications
Must be a team player with positive attitude, and applied common sense
Requires the ability to get and maintain HAZ 12(Technical Transportation of Hazardous Materials)and HAZ 15 (Europeon HAZMAT Certification for Road/Rail) certifications

Warehouse Foreman Examples

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Warehouse Foreman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a warehouse foreman. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse foreman
  • Champion continual 6S improvements in raw materials storage, handling, and staging for production
  • Provide full functional backup for Production Manager and Purchasing Agent in terms of planning and procurement computer applications (AX, Concrete Vision, Piece Tracker)
  • Execute and improve on shipping and receiving processes Lead physical execution of cycle counts, tag inventory counts, min/max management
  • Supports the Company's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy including implementation of component Affirmative Action Plans
  • Ensures effective utilization of the Company's transportation modules are being used to create visibility into material movement across the region and provides a mechanism for forward planning and vendor performance management programs
  • Sets performance expectation for third party logistics providers and provides clarity for what work needs to be performed, by whom, and the expected results
  • Drives performance and work quality output from the third party logistics provider through an ongoing monitoring of work activities and audit processes
  • Acts as the key point of contact relating to all off-site receiving activities, delivery status, urgent freight 'hot shot' requirements and load scheduling
  • Oversees and maintains a quality warehouse inspection program and ensures record retention and compliance with all warehouse operations
  • Manages the movement of materials through the receiving and distribution centre to ensure priority allocation occurs, direct and stock order segregation is in place, Hazmat material identification exists and load planning and scheduling is communicated to Site(s)
Qualifications for warehouse foreman
  • An extensive knowledge and understanding of the chemical processes and operating equipment
  • A thorough understanding of the safety aspects of operating a chemical
  • Must have or be able to obtain a NAC-I
  • Previous warehouse and inventory control experience
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, vendors and customers
  • Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors under adverse weather conditions
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Warehouse Foreman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse foreman. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for warehouse foreman
  • Manages the day-to-day activities relating to receiving and distribution of materials and supplies to multiple sites or storage locations in accordance with business plans and performance objectives
  • Oversees the accuracy and timeliness of material de-stuffing, unloading, item piece counts, receipt transactions within ERP and delivery distribution to others
  • Facilitates transparent communications between Site(s), Logistics, Inventory Planning and the Sourcing and Procurement group to ensure alignment and understanding of receiving and distribution performance measurements, requirements and outputs
  • Monitors and evaluates the performance of third party logistics provider employees and assists by identifying areas and opportunity for improvement
  • Monitors third party logistics providers scheduled and unscheduled overtime based on the requirements to complete the workloads and deliver on performance expectation
  • Supervise/coordinate inspection and care of small tools, slings, hoists, as required
  • May be required to drive company vehicle and maintain any/all licences in good standing as required by location
  • Resolve issues of quality, count, part number, with incoming shipments and elevate those that are not resolved
  • Three to five years of experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, including prior supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of manufacturing procedures, safe practices and procedures and equipment maintenance
Qualifications for warehouse foreman
  • Ability to handle all types of building products
  • At least 1 year previous warehouse experience in a similar role
  • Managing industrial employees in a metal shop and warehouse environment with a focus on safety, quality, efficiency and continual improvement
  • Materials organization and management experience preferably utilizing Lean management tools
  • Willingness to take on physical tasks as needed to improve the business, and accommodate work load adjustments
  • Technical and manufacturing knowledge of metal fabrication is a plus
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Warehouse Foreman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of warehouse foreman. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse foreman
  • TSTI training will be conducted and documented at the start of each shift to include safety, security, hygiene and sanitation
  • Notify Food Service Supervisor, Sous Chef and Administrative Associate of any ration shortages and overstock items for proper menu planning
  • Conduct frequent “storage area walks, inside and outside of facility” throughout shift to check for adherence to standards, sanitation/litter issues, equipment problems and safety issues
  • Assure Temperature Checks are conducted three times daily and annotated on Temperature Log
  • Scheduling orders
  • Fork truck skills
  • Lock and close factory at night
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise work activities and operations related to area(s) of responsibility
  • Ensures availability of materials and supplies
  • Identifies and addresses performance issues and resolves problems
Qualifications for warehouse foreman
  • Knowledge of concrete and construction materials also a plus
  • Computer skill Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Site truck operation (clean driving record)
  • Warehouse management experience of at least 3 years
  • Strong skillset in people skills, must be able to communicate and enforce company policies, working conditions, ect
  • Willingness to jump in to other areas and help out when needed
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Warehouse Foreman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse foreman. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse foreman
  • The position is located in the Regional Office (Peru, Ghana, Australia, US -Nevada)
  • Manage all yard operations
  • Ensure accurate receiving of inventory / stock
  • Ensure safe handling of materials
  • Load and unload trucks safely, efficiently and accurately
  • Review all receiving paperwork
  • Perform general maintenance of warehouse
  • Hiring and training of new warehouse staff
  • Ensure customers are treated in a professional and timely manner
  • Responsible for implementing and supervising cycle counts
Qualifications for warehouse foreman
  • Background in an industrial warehouse is preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in warehousing, receiving, inventory control or materials management in a manufacturing environment, with 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Must have 5 – 10yrs verifiable experience in warehouse operation
  • Prefer six (6) years previous working experience in a Mining or Heavy Construction industry in a Stores and Warehousing capacity
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in a supervisory level role in the Warehousing Supply area
  • Certificate IV in Transport & Distribution (Warehousing & Storage) or similar is preferred
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Warehouse Foreman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse foreman. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for warehouse foreman
  • Ensures accuracy of all paperwork
  • Maximize the efficiency of the work force to meet shift requirements
  • Oversee delivery of incoming freight and food supplies to ensure proper receiving practices are followed
  • Maintain proper handling procedures for all inventory stored warehouse, cooler and freezer to ensure good inventory management practices are followed
  • Administer personnel policies and practices
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with district personnel and general public
  • Monitor trucks and material handling equipment
  • Work with Vehicle Maintenance and outside vendors to ensure equipment is in good operating condition
  • Oversee the issuance of food, supplies and small equipment for accuracy and completeness
  • Communicate applicable warehouse issues to schools
Qualifications for warehouse foreman
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, develop and performance manage direct reports
  • Must possess a strong ability to plan, prioritize and delegate work to others
  • Must have previous working experience in Leading Teams
  • Promotes Continuous Improvement and is able to promote and enforce established Safety Policies
  • Must be able and willing to completes tasks and take accountability for own actions
  • Valid Texas Driver's License (Class B)

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