Warehouse Manager

Date: Jun 20, 2024

Location: MACEDONIA, OH, US, 44056-2259

Company: Grainger Businesses


Work Location Type: Onsite 


As a leading industrial distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom, We Keep The World Working® by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with products delivered through innovative technology and deep customer relationships. With 2023 sales of $16.5 billion, we’re dedicated to providing value for customers, fostering an engaging culture for team members and driving strong financial results.


Our welcoming workplace enables you to learn, grow and make a difference by keeping businesses running and their people safe. As a 2024 Glassdoor Best Place to Work and a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company, we’re looking for passionate people to join our team as we continue leading the industry over our next 100 years.



Position Details:


You will oversee operations in a high volume, order fulfillment, multi shift distribution center. You will lead up to 4 salaried supervisors and provide indirect leadership for up to 100 non-exempt team members. You will manage a function to ensure accurate product receipt, order fulfillment and the optimization of resources and processes resulting in products provided to customers on time and operating costs and process efficiencies are met. Manage processes to ensure compliance with procedures, identify process improvements, and promote employee programs to create and promote an environment where employees are engaged and empowered.


You will report to a Senior Manager, Distribution Operations at our Macedonia, OH location.


You Will:


  • Use production, safety, quality, cycle time, financial and other key metrics to analyze performance and identify process variations or exceptions resulting in lower-than-expected performance and communicate issues to leadership
  • Support Distribution Center wide projects and help ensure all deliverables are completed on time
  • Create a welcoming workplace fostering positive team member experiences by developing engagement and recognition programs and ensuring all team members are treated fairly and with respect
  • Manage the development process for salaried supervisors, including interviewing and training, assigning and directing work, supporting development goals, recognition and performance management
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement using LEAN, DMAIC, Six Sigma principles
  • Emphasize training and implement audit systems to eliminate process variation or discrepancies and to ensure compliance with Company, and other governmental agencies (e.g. OSHA, DOT, and EPA) 


You Have:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, and Operations or equivalent experience
  • 3+ management experiences with increasing responsibility in a high volume, multi-shift operation dealing with large employee populations.


Rewards and Benefits:


With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger


  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.