Senior Manager of Warehouse Distribution

Senior Manager of Warehouse and Distribution

Greenlight Crew – Garden Grove, CA

Full Time | Salary



A bottling company in the cannabis industry is seeking a Senior Manager of Warehouse and Distribution. This individual will be responsible for the regional management and optimization of all daily warehouse and distribution operations. This position will manage several areas within the warehouse including order management, inventory control, product storage/rotation, receiving/put away/picking/shipping operations, logistics and warehouse special projects. The key role of this position is to drive efficiency and lower costs while meeting the needs of the internal and external customers in a safe environment.



  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Productivity and leadership

  • Manage warehouse daily operations: Identify and implement productivity opportunities in operations, logistics and warehouse footprint

  • Develop measurements and monitor performance of warehouses in terms of inventory accuracy, shipment accuracy, and delivery performance

  • Lead, coach and develop/train employees to meet/exceed business goals & objectives

  • Allocate resources, establish and maintain a teamwork environment

  • Coordinate and process all customer shipments with focus on response time and accuracy

  • Understand and meet business requirements in cost, delivery, responsiveness and on-time delivery

  • Continuous improvement

  • Address issues with root cause, corrective action and implement long term solutions

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required with internal and cross-functional teams

  • Deploy Lean methodology to simplify and improve operation: evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of warehouse layouts, processes, procedures, and daily workflow.

  • Support, develop, and manage work instructions, documentation, and corrective action plans as part of continuous improvement model

  • Project management

  • Manage all warehouse project activity and enhance operational performance efficiency: Automation, implement process improvement techniques and expansion/relocation

  • Create ROI and cost benefit analysis for implementation of initiatives and expenditures to improve processes.

  • Utilize a Warehouse Management System (WMS) to manage the physical and information workflow through the warehouse.

  • Administrative operations

  • Lead / manage warehouse, tooling, system, suppliers and contractor's issues for on-going operations

  • Follow EHS guidance provided by Facilities/HR department for a safe work environment, driving a safety and compliance

  • Oversee the coordination of warehouse/building space allocation and layout expansion



  • Education/training/experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of Warehouse Management, Enterprise Resource Planning system (Oracle preferred) transactional & fulfillment experience (consumer goods, parts, manufacturing, logistics etc.)

  • Experience with Manhattan Associates WMS or related software preferred

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate well with all levels of the organization

  • English and Spanish required

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

  • Established project management skills

  • Adaptable / Flexible - being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances


Knowledge of:

  • Document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • Lean Experience, Kaizens, Workouts, Process mapping, improved productivity

  • Team value and has ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change

  • Organizational skills, with ability to manage competing priorities

  • Safety, OSHA and EHS experience

  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills


Physical Standards:

  • This position requires frequently sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and handling/grasping of materials in manufacturing. Must have finger dexterity, ability to use keyboard/ten key

  • Able to periodically participate in the inspection of company machinery and operations

  • Reach, stoop and lift office files, records or reports, typically weighing 20 pounds or less

  • Reasonable accommodations will be considered which would allow the employee to perform the essential functions of this job

  • Constantly sitting, standing, walking, and operating a computer workstation



  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time

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