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Warehouse Manager in Pecatonica, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 12/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Pecatonica

Job Type:

Supply Chain Logistics

Job Posting Title:

Warehouse Manager

Job Description:

Position Title:      Warehouse Manager

Location:  Pecatonica, IL

Reports To (title):  Plant Manager

Department:  Warehouse

Exempt/Nonexempt Status:             Exempt

Effective Date:     11/9/2017

Job Description:

Supervise, train and motivate warehouse employees and team to meet warehouse and transportation standards, goals, efficiencies and customer satisfaction.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Direct responsibility for all Pecatonica warehouse activities that assure the timely and efficient movement of product through the warehouse. Responsibility also includes governance and oversight of a satellite ware house in Laredo Texas run by a third party.
  • Enforce all company policies and plant rules, to include but not limited to problem solving, development & implementation of standard operating procedures.
  • Oversees shipping, receiving, production supply, inventory control and standard storage practices to maximize the flow of product through the facility to meet customer requirements, maximum fill rate, on time delivery and damage free shipments.
  • Recommend measures to improve warehousing methods and performance while adhering to company budget and financial metrics.
  • Direct responsibility to communicate and implement effective work schedules for all warehouse activities to ensure optimum operating results, timely inbound receiving to maximize order fill-rate and the timely shipment of customer orders to meet requested delivery date
  • Directly responsible to enforce established programs and procedures designed to achieve operating metric goals in the areas of customer service, productivity, safety, sanitation, inventory control and product damage.
  • Guides, coaches and develops employees in a worker-friendly team environment that rewards performance with respect and trust.  Administer discipline, corrective action and coaching as needed.
  • Communicate written and oral instructions to work team
  • Formulate and recommend improvements and changes within the operation to assist the Warehouse Team attain of all operational goals and standards
  • Drive and facilitate continuous improvement projects and assignments including but not limited to Kaizen Events.
  • Point of contact for offsite warehouse facility in Laredo, Texas.
  • Miscellaneous tasks and projects as assigned.
  • Position has a dotted line reporting to Sr. Director of Logistics, Sr. Director of Transportation, and Sr. Director of Warehouse Operations.

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Read, write and communicate in English
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Windows/Office and a strong knowledge of SAP programs
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Maintains a clean appearance including completing all housekeeping requirements and ensuring fork trucks are kept in a clean and sanitary condition
  • Works and communicates well in a team environment.


 Bachelor’s Degree Required – Business Administration or related field

Minimum Experience Preferred:

  • Three to four years logistics experience.
  • Three to four years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience in a union environment preferred. 
  • Prior experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred.
  • SAP knowledge required.                             

Travel Requirements:  Minimal

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.