Warehouse - Inbound Manager in Florence, AL at AWBC

Date Posted: 11/14/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to the Inbound Senior Manager, the Inbound Manager provides leadership and direction for all receiving and stocking activities.  Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams including, merchandising, finance, inventory control and warehouse operations to meet established business objectives. The Inbound manager is an important member of the AWBC leadership team.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the execution of all aspects of receiving stocking by providing effective leadership, planning, and achieving department Key Performance Indicators
  • Plan, organize and monitor the receiving and stocking of all items received from suppliers
  • Organize workflow to meet priorities, specifications and deadlines based on local operation and merchandising input
  • Lead, manage, coach, and develop a team of inbound associates; provide daily communication
  • Prioritize receiving of inbound freight from both domestic and international freight forwarders and carriers
  • Create and maintain all receiving and stocking reports including inbound schedule – appointments plus details
  • Leverages operational reports and data to ensure items are consistently located and distributed properly in warehouse
  • Provide daily department performance metrics
  • Maintains productive working relationships with all cross-functional areas, particularly Merchandising, Warehouse Operations, Inventory Control, and Finance
  • Champions communication and continuous improvement and best practices with all levels of the organization
  • Work collaboratively with Vendor Compliance Coordinator on receiving and compliance issues, ASN vendors and ASN opportunities, shortage claims, and product issues.
  • Work collaboratively with Logistics Analyst on incoming freight imports and containers, hot titles, on sale date titles, merchant requests and needs, and shortage claims investigations.
  • Recruit and select talent for the department in conjunction with HR
  • Promotes safety culture within the department
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma, associates or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years of related experience in a warehouse environment, including leadership experience
  • A combination of education and experience will be considered.


  • Ability to monitor and provide coaching on individual associate performance and department productivity
  • Strategic thinker and planner, ability to critically evaluate work processes and develop solutions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with AS/400 systems preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and be able to establish priorities and set high expectations
  • high level of interpersonal skills to handle internal and external customers
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills with knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Outlook
  • PIT Equipment certified or ability to become certified

    Physical and Environmental Requirements

    • Sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time
    • Stand for long periods of time, up to 4 continuous hours and up to 8 – 12 hours during a shift
    • Frequent walking through the department/building
    • Use hands/arms to operate required equipment and repetitive motion activities
    • Lift objects up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
    • Communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device
    • Bend, stoop, or crouch while performing daily activities of the job
    • Operate power equipment
    • Effective verbal and written communications skills
    • Ability to work in a noisy environment
    Ability to work in an environment with fluctuating temperatures


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