Reporting directly to the District Manager, the Warehouse Manager works in support of all field sales activities. Additionally, the Warehouse Manager will provide functional coverage as required in the areas of route order fulfillment, weekly warehouse orders, inventory management and general warehouse organization/cleanliness.
The Warehouse Manager position is a full-time, non-exempt position.
In partnership with DSD field sales, Inventory Accounting and Peet’s supply
chain, the Warehouse Manager will have primary responsibility to manage dayto-
day warehouse functions including fulfilling/staging route orders related route
transfer orders, weekly warehouse stock replenishment, and warehouse
Maintaining warehouse housekeeping duties
Maintain warehouse to state and federal food storage standards
Cleanliness of restrooms
Keeping warehouse floor clean and free of debris
Manage removal of waste/pallet recycling
Manage product returns according to company standards (donation and/or
Power equipment maintenance and upkeep
Maintain warehouse to OSHA standards
Work with District Manager to identify opportunities to increase efficiency and
improve workflow/processes with Route Sales Representatives and develop
Provide back-up functional coverage to support field sales activities including
operating company/rental trucks, direct shipment to retail accounts and in-store
Responsible for the accuracy of route orders and warehouse inventory
Perform inventory tracking tasks as required.
Use computerized equipment such as HHC and/or desktop computers
Certified to operate heavy equipment such as powered forklifts and floor jacks.
Must be at least 18 years old
Grocery and/or DSD experience recommended
Ability to read and follow written instructions accurately in English
Must be willing and able to work overtime as required, even on short notice
Proficient in safety procedures
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Must have clean DMV record
Strong interpersonal savvy; ability to relate well to all levels and backgrounds.
Computer proficiency within Microsoft suite as well as Peet’s HHCs.
Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently. Organized and able to handle
multiple tasks. Self-directed able to work autonomously
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Continuous standing/walking in a warehouse environment throughout the shift
Frequent push, pull, squat, bend and reach to stack, carry, lift and pick product
throughout the shift
Continuous lifting of 20 lbs., frequent lifting of 25-40 lbs. and occasional lifting
of 50 lbs. or more
Frequent stacking of pallets and empty displays (20-50 lbs.) up to 6 feet fall
Frequent lifting above the shoulders
Frequent picking and packing of bags of coffee up to 3 lbs.
Operating manual pallet jacks and power equipment