Warehouse Manager in Plainfield, IN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

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Job Description

Warehouse Manager LKQ Plainfield, Indiana

We are looking for the right candidate to join our management team as the Warehouse Manager reporting to the Operations Manager and General Manager of the facility.  This person will help us move our facility forward and into the future.  We are a three shift operation that operates on a 6-day schedule.

Job Summary: Responsible for all operational activities within the distribution center.
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Job Requirements

Essential Job Duties:

1. Oversees all inventory control policies and procedures to maintain inventory accuracy; including receiving of all products into system, control and audit vendor issues.

2. Maintains the physical condition of the warehouse facility to reflect cleanliness, efficiency and organization.

3. Supervises all warehouse personnel on a three shift operation with direct report Supervisors to manage 2nd and 3rd shifts., assigns tasks and duties on a daily basis, i.e., shipping and receiving of inventory and proper storage of parts.  Able to change shifts based upon operational needs of the building.

4. Monitors accuracy of bin maintenance, stocking and order pulling to insure customer satisfaction.

5. Monitors expense budgets for repair and maintenance of equipment and overall building expenses.

6. Communicates directly with purchasing department on shipment errors and inventory needs, and schedules all inbound overseas containers to be received.

7. Oversees recycling center to assure correct scheduling of product.

8. Responsible for training and development of all warehouse personnel, to include hiring and evaluating employees.

9. Works directly with satellite managers on maintaining accurate delivery of stock orders and sold product transfers delivered on a daily basis.

10. Comply with all safety standards and requirements to assure a safe and hazard-free workplace.

11. Initiate and support the continual improvement of LKQ Corporation quality improvement system.

12. Assumes other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent preferred. College coursework desired. 3-5 years related warehouse experience. At least 5 years’ supervisory experience preferred. Additional computer training desired.

 KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Should possess special skills in the operation of a forklift in negotiating the lift in close quarters. Must be familiar with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures. Must be able to work in cooperation with others. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Must have the flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends. Must have the ability to communicate, give direction and monitor employee performance.

 MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE: Forklift, order selector, pallet jack, tow motor, pull cart, ladder, telephone, copier, fax machine, computer, and Microsoft Office software.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating machinery or performing supervisory responsibilities. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights. They must be able to stand for long periods, sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb, and be able to move/lift up to 75 pounds regularly. They must be able to climb ladders, stairs, and withstand heights of more than 15 feet.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.

Criminal background check required.

LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.


*The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!
We offer:

• Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
• Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
• Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
• Tuition Reimbursement
• A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career


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