US Foods Warehouse Manager in Iowa City, Iowa

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Responsible for the safe, accurate and timely receiving, storage, selection and loading of all products. Ensure security of the entire facility. Strive to make the warehouse operate in a profitable and safe manner. Drive continuous improvement through ‘hands on” approach.


Responsible for development of Warehouse Supervisors through training on policy & procedures, education by assisting in problem resolution when required and leading by example. Create a cohesive organization by keeping lines of communication open and directs workforce to insure efficient workflow.

Responsible for interview, hiring, review, discipline and termination process for warehouse personnel.

Develop production flow processes and identify process improvement and cost reduction strategies. Establish and maintain operational procedures for activities such as to verify incoming shipments, handling and disposition of product and warehouse inventory accuracy.

Develop operation plan for daily loads, communicate plan to supervisors and lead personnel and ensure that trucks are completed within timelines. Create load plans for individual trucks to ensure weight restrictions are met and special customer requests are accommodated.

Monitor a variety of operational data, including inventory losses, production goals and safety reports, identify problems, determine causes and recommend changes to the Director/VP of Operations to produce zero-error benchmark on accuracy and customer satisfaction.

Monitors and ensures integrity of our products and ensures that food safety standards are met. Ensure facility and the equipment is in constant compliance with all Federal and State OSHA and HACCP regulations and requirements.

In Union facilities, assists in interpreting the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status



Education/Training:High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred.

Related Experience: A minimum of five years experience in warehouse supervision required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Able to interpret financial and operational data; Basic computer skills; Familiarity with inventory control, OSHA, HAACP and other regulatory requirements; Strong leadership, communication and people development skills; broad knowledge of warehouse operations, methods and procedures. Must be flexible to work modified shifts to support division’s needs.

Physical Requirements:

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. SIT Occasionally2. STAND Frequent/Constant3. WALK Frequently4. DRIVEOccasionally item: Fork lift/pallet jackJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Occasionally2. 10-20 lbs (Light)Occasionally3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Occasionally4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Never5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Occasionally2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Occasionally4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Never5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy)NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. Push/pull OccasionallyItem: Pallet Jack Control, Mouse, doors, product2. Climb/balanceOccasionallyItem: on/off pallet jack3. Stoop/squatOccasionally4. Kneel/bendOccasionally5. BendOccasionally6. Reach above shoulderOccasionally7. Grasp objectsOccasionallyType: pens, telephone, mouse, paperwork, pallet jack controls, boxes 8. Manipulate objects Occasionally9. Twisting Occasionally

Primary Location: Iowa City-IA

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Warehouse

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No