Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Operations Champaign, Illinois


The Warehouse Manager is responsible for directing and engaging employees and Warehouse Supervisors in CJ Logistics', Logistics Center to achieve productivity goals. The Warehouse Manager will manage Warehouse Supervisors and will spend most of the time coaching and leading the operations team to efficiently and safely achieve production and quality goals. The role will collaborate with various CJ Logistics teams on implementing initiatives and coordinating resources to implement solutions and training. 
Salary range: $65,000 - $90,000 

Position Responsibilities
Provide Leadership  
  • Communicate clear expectations
  • Motivate and empower the team
  • Deliver on our promise to customers and employees
  • Collaborate with the Customer Operations and Operations Optimization leaders to drive efficiency and consistency
Manage Workforce Warehouse Supervisors  
  • Train warehouse supervisors and hold them accountable for performance
  • Ensure team leaders are observing, training, and coaching operations employees to drive performance
  • Conduct daily team meetings
  • Monitor operations on the floor and create a strong presence in the logistics center
  • Provide consistent messaging and communications
  • Connect employees to CJ Logistics and the Customer business objectives
Deliver Exceptional Performance (including Safety, Quality, Productivity & Customer Requirements)  
  • Implement and manage action plans to drive positive results
  • Manage staffing plans
  • Review employee & shift performance with warehouse supervisor
  • Drive cost-reduction initiatives and continuous-improvement activity
  • Support team leader efforts to improve operational performance
Oversee the Workplace Environment  
  • Ensure the building is clean and safe
  • Address and manage product cases and damage response
  • Troubleshoot problems and remove obstacles so that warehouse supervisors can properly manage their shifts
  • Ensure systems are set up appropriately and enforce process compliance
  • Manage the environment to ensure throughput and system efficiency
Liaison with O2 and CO functions Job  

Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equal work history
  • 3-5 years of experience supervising employees and managing leaders
  • Skills in leadership, organization, communication and cross functional teamwork
  • Understanding of warehousing operations with experience in a distribution and/or manufacturing environment
  • Emphasis on safety is extremely important
  • Familiarity with MHE
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with warehouse management systems or Red Prairie WMS is a plus
  • Ability shift priorities easily, and multi-task in a highly transactional environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to engage with the workforce and leadership teams and create a positive environment and culture


CJ Logistics America About Statement:  
CJ Logistics America delivers integrated and multimodal logistics services, connecting every corner of the world via air, sea and land. As a lead logistics partner (LLP), third-party logistics provider (3PL) and supply chain consultant, we help customers leverage supply chain management as a competitive advantage, reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service and facilitating growth and change. With a focus on social responsibility and sustainability through growth with customers and communities, we prioritize the wellbeing of the end consumer, our customers and our employees. CJ Logistics America is responsible for the North America region, specializing in solutions for regulated industries such as food and beverage, consumer-packaged goods, healthcare and medical supplies, and tire and automotive.  
CJ Logistics America is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, CJ Logistics America participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.  
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.