Warehouse Manager

Regular, Full-Time

Location: Institute, WV

Job summary/overview

Position is responsible for overseeing day-to-day shipping and receiving operations at the warehouse. This includes ensuring that planning and implementation activities related to stock levels, inventory accuracy, procurement, and control functions are processed correctly, and that the internal operations of the warehouse are managed effectively.

Essential job functions

  • Receive and count stock items, and record data manually or using computer.
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms, warehouses, or storage yards.
  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors.
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Mark stock items using identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools, or other labeling equipment.
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities.
  • Keep records on the use and/or damage of stock or stock handling equipment.
  • Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors.
  • Provide assistance or direction to other stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard workers.
  • Manage and develop staff, monitor and assist in any oversight.
  • Present a professional image at all times to clients and vendors and maintain a positive reputation of the company.
  • Follow all relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.



  • None required.


  • High School Diploma Required and
  • 5 Years of experience supporting Warehouse operations with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance/Accounting, Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or other related field
  • OR, 15 Years of experience in a Warehouse environment and 5+ years holding a management position


  • Safety, Health, & Environmental – knowledgeable of the concepts, procedures, and regulations affecting the effective safety of a facility.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Multi-limb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Special requirements


  • Computer
  • Copy Machine
  • Scanner
  • Telephone system


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook required.


  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged amounts of time required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate through various means required.


  • Work is performed within a warehouse environment, including industrial equipment – such as loaders, forklifts, and other machinery.
  • Work is performed in the “field”, requiring proper safety equipment.
  • Noise levels are typically moderate-to-loud.


  • Monday – Friday between 8:00am – 4:30pm.
  • May work longer hours to meet deadlines as necessary.



This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skill, tasks, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, US Methanol LLC reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as business needs arise.

  • Less than 10% of the time.