Warehouse Manager

Position: Warehouse Manager
Location: Elk Grove Village, Il.
Subsidiary: Röhlig USA, LLC
Country: United States
Start: asap



  • Equipment
    • Conduct Daily Forklift inspection
    • Conduct Forklift driver evaluations
    • Conduct Forklift training
  • Training
    • ​​​​​​​​​​Conduct Haz Material Training to warehouse staff
  • Cargo Handling
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Contract temporaries if needed
    • Make sure that all unknown cargo is identified within 24 hours of arrival
    • Make sure warehouse is organized and presentable
    • Make sure that all inspections required are conducted in timely manner and in accordance to the request received
    • Make sure that photos are taken when required and that the same will reflect the needed information
    • Make sure all warehouse services are performed within the time frame requested by our internal or external customer
  • Documentation Handling
    • ​​​​​​​Make sure that all documentation is scanned in our system within the time frame stipulated in our WMR
    • Make sure that all documentation is properly marked in case of exceptions (SED is Required, DG Goods, Damage Cargo, No Documents)
    • Make sure that warehouse receipt is entered in the Access system within 30 minutes upon receipt of goods
    • Be able to produce needed reports when required via our operational system or via other software
    • Be able to prepare Warehousing Standard Operations Procedures for internal or external customers and/or specific, Key Trade Lanes
  • Profit/Cost Center
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Be able to understand warehouse costs (segregation/personnel, supplies, photos)
    • Optimize costs per segregation
    • Control warehouse supplies and inventory
    • Coordinate time of operation (opening and closing hours)
    • Make sure that all segregation and warehouse services are properly invoiced
  • Loadings
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Coordinate trucking with operational team (FCL, Groupages)
    • Coordinate FCL Segregation with warehouse staff
    • Coordinate ULD/Airline pallet loading
  • Compliance
    • ​​​​​​​Make sure that ID Check/SSI Cargo Acceptance Sheet is performed for all drivers and that the same is kept in file by date in accordance to TSA Regulation
    • Make sure drivers are properly signed up
    • Make sure all Temp works have gone thru appropriate training in accordance to TSA regulation and also HAZ Training
    • Make sure that all Temp workers must have a visitors badge in accordance to TSA regulation
    • Make sure all emails are replied as per company policy
    • Be able to lodge claims in accordance to company policy for damage and loss cargo
    • Hold daily meetings (8:30am) with Staff and make sure these meetings are properly reported in our QM system
    • Hold weekly meetings with Management and make sure these meetings are properly reported in our QM system
    • Resolves discrepancies, while keeping record of discrepancies via the Innovations and Incidents Management (IIM) to ensure compliance
  • General requirements
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
    • Must be able to understand, follow orders, communicate, read and write English
    • Perform duties that may be assigned by the Branch Manager
    • Able to communicate efficiently written and verbally in English
    • Able to communicate efficiently with employees at all levels
    • Must have experience and knowledge of Outlook, Fed Ex, UPS software
    • Forklift experience
    • Forklift experience and certification (on site certification available)
    • Must be TSA and HAZ certified


Skills required

  • Be able to attend to all requirements mentioned in our Warehouse Minimum Standards
  • Demonstrates good interdepartmental, suppliers and overseas agent’s relationships
  • Works productively despite setbacks, obstacles and work pressures, while  remaining optimistic and focused
  • Shows initiative when handling complex problems and regularly reviews reported discrepancies and complaints in a timely manner in order to refine and improve customer processes
  • Adhere to the minimum standard to which  Rohlig USA is committed (Quality ISO 9001:2015, Environmental ISO 14001:2015), and implementation of  Rohlig USA Procedures, financial and quality objectives
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Familiar with basic freight forwarding procedures
  • At least five years of previous warehouse related experience preferred
  • Experience supervising a warehouse
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Basic Math skills
  • Team work

  • Coordination, Organization, Planning, Time Management

  • Reporting Skills, Inventory Control, Documentation Skills

  • Equipment Maintenance, Data Entry Skills, Dependability


What you can expect?

Play a vital role in this process. Flat hierarchies, a pleasant and friendly work environment, considerable opportunities for personal development and long-term career planning provide the basis for your success.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and motivation letter to:


Mrs. Kim Keck
Human Resources Manager

Rohlig USA, LLC | 1601 Estes Avenue | Elk Grove Village IL 600007
United States