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Warehouse Operations Manager

Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: SAN JOSE, CA, US, 95131-1717

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger

Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers' operations running and their people safe. 

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone as an individual. Find your way at Grainger. 

Position Details

As a Warehouse Operations Manager, you will manage all service related and operational goals for a specific branch (store) and work closely with the Store Operations Manager. You will ensure execution of the Branch Network strategic vision and goals through demonstrated leadership in the areas of talent excellence, service, and cost to serve. You will report to the Manager, Branch Network or Sr District Manager.  This role is based out of our San Jose CA Branch which has a 110,000 sq. ft. warehouse to manage.

You Will

  • Oversee a team up to 8 employees with authority to hire and performance manage the team by ensuring goals are set and monitored. Create an environment where team members are engaged, empowered, enthusiastic, and committed to the success of the company by encouraging diverse thoughts and ideas. 

  • Balance operating expenses with higher level of service, while looking for ways to improve processes and remove non-value added activities. Monitor controllable expenses to achieve the assigned expense target. 

  • Understand competitive landscape. Create and employ appropriate growth, productivity, risk mitigation and governance strategies to address market, regulatory, and company-specific requirements. 

  • Communicate and implement a sound strategy to team members that embraces change management. 

  • Build partnerships and collaborate at all levels of the organization (up, across, and down) 

You Have

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience 

  • 1+ years of leadership experience  

  • Project management, planning, and facilitation skills. 

  • Warehouse or manufacturing experience.

  • Lean/Six Sigma experience highly preferred.

Rewards & 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 

  • Monday through Friday

DE&I Statement

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.