Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Manager manages all warehouse activities. Oversees all receiving and distribution operations. Being a Warehouse Manager plans and monitors optimal space utilization and efficient inventory flow. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Warehouse Manager typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Warehouse Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Warehouse Manager typically requires 5-7 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor.

Warehouse Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Warehouse Manager to join our team.


  • Overseeing receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations;
  • Leads the team in line with the values and leadership behaviours of the company;
  • Lead and role model a culture of zero harm through effective risk management and consultation with your team regarding all health and safety matters;
  • Delivery of process improvement project savings;
  • Ensure the management of House Keeping and all process activity waste and ensures its appropriate disposal according to site guidelines;
  • Review action plan, dispatching and receiving of product, every 2 hours;
  • Strategically managing warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision;
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilisation;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security;
  • Conduct regular inventory and stock checks;
  • Plan, manage and prioritise a warehouse with oversized and standardized freight;
  • Recruiting and training employees;
  • Monitor freight charges;
  • Receiving and actioning feedback and monitor the quality of services provided.


  • The leadership of all the warehouse staff – this includes their individual development and performance management;
  • Pallet Management;
  • Ensuring that customer order times are meeting target;
  • Forklift License. LF and LO;
  • Demonstrated record of getting results through a motivated and engaged team;
  • Coordination and management of the national stocktake process;
  • Knowledge of sap is essential;
  • Introduction of SOP’s / JSA;
  • Knowledge of ISO certification;
  • Ability to take full ownership for improvement towards best practice output;
  • Be well organised;
  • Professional and well presented;
  • Current forklift and drivers licence;
  • Strong Planning and Organisational capability, Multitasking and Problem Solving skills;
  • Warehouse Management experience required.