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Watco Companies L.L.C. Facility Manager - Harrisburg, PA in PA, United States

Facility Manager - Harrisburg, PA


Responsible for leading the receiving & distribution operations of a cross-dock type facility; overseeing the receipt, sortation & outbound transportation for the distribution of office products, boxed paper and other miscellaneous goods.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee transportation, distribution & maintenance operations performance

  • Lead transportation & warehouse staff to deliver cost efficiency and high levels of service

  • Setup warehouse layout & ensure efficient space utilization

  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies & procedures

  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements

  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security

  • Liaise with clients, vendors & independent contractor drivers

  • Plan work rotations, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results

  • Recruit, select, orient, coach & motivate employees

  • Produce reports & statistics regularly

Position Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a warehouse manager

  • Final Mile transportation experience

  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures & best practices

  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives

  • Leadership skills and ability to manage staff

  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • BS Degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration