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WAREHOUSE MANAGER

SUMMARY:

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for managing a warehouse. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Supervises a small to medium-sized administrative support, supply, and/or service maintenance staff by interviewing, hiring, training, making work assignments and evaluating the performance of incumbents.

Prepares specifications, purchase merchandise, determines necessary quantities of products and best prices, provides users with updated stock list, adds new items to warehouse as needed, assigns stock numbers, and returns materials to vendor not meeting specifications.

Coordinates activities concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, inventorying, and issuing supplies, tools, equipment, and parts. Verifies incoming supplies to ensure correct shipment.

Coordinates the storage of supplies and equipment in a centralized storage area, develops policies and procedures for receiving and distributing products, and plans allocation of storage space.

Determines priorities for delivering items, disburses supplies through central supply, coordinates deliveries and repairs of merchandise, and directs maintenance of storage facility.

Maintains inventory records by posting issued and returned materials to inventory databases, updates activities property book and document registers, and conducts inventory. Researches and resolves any discrepancies between inventory and stock control records.

  Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:

Occasional heavy lifting is required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Knowledge of inventory control and warehouse management procedures and practices. Knowledge of state purchasing and budgeting regulations and procedures. Ability to plan acquisition, storage, distribution, and inventory of supplies and equipment. Ability to prepare written documents and reports Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on motor vehicles, forklifts, and power pallet jacks.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of experience in supply operations, logistics, warehousing, or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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