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Warehouse Manager
XPO Logistics | Houston, Texas
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Job Description

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L'Oréal and many others. We're growing worldwide. And we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Warehouse Manager is responsible for managing operations in the warehouse: shipping and receiving, unloading and loading of trucks, ensuring warehouse is accessible and safe for employees and customers, maintaining accurate inventory and inventory controls.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. These are the most significant job duties performed; other responsibilities or assignments not specifically mentioned may also be assigned

  • Manage and direct shipping and receiving; unloading and loading of trucks and vehicles; checking of merchandise and matching sales orders. 50%
  • Review customer orders, work orders, shipping orders and/or requisitions to determine items and merchandise to be moved, gathered and delivered/shipped. 20%
  • Ensuring merchandise and items are marked with identifying information using client specific documentation methods. 10%
  • Maintaining accurate listing and count of physical inventory. 15%
  • Ensuring the warehouse is accessible and safe for employee and customer traffic; coordinating necessary maintenance tasks. 5%


  • No Supervisory responsibilities.


  • This Job has decision-making responsibilities up to $500 amount..


  • Minimum Required Education: Associates Degree.
  • Minimum Required Experience: 2+ years of warehouse and supervisory experience.
  • Desirable Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree and 2+ years of warehouse management experience.


  • N/A

JOB RELATED COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical Skills -
    • Identifies and resolves problems.
    • Demonstrates attention to detail
    • Identifies opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources and develops/recommends/implements solutions.
  • Communication Skills –
    • Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar.
    • Presents organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience.
    • Utilizes variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes, or cultures.
  • Time Management Skills -
    • Demonstrates follow-up skills.
    • Provides timely and professional support to all internal/external customers and vendors.
    • Prioritizes regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects, allocating time and resources to ensure that work is completed accurately and efficiently within established time frame.
  • Leadership Skills (for Managers/Supervisor)– .
    • Strong business focus with demonstrated ability to act in partnership with management teams.
  • Other   -
    • Self-motivated.
    • Team-oriented. Consults with Team members and management as needed to complete assigned responsibilities.
    • Works with minimal supervision.
    • Establishes and maintains effective, collaborative work relationships both internally and externally.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality.

Technical Competencies

  • Basic Computer Skills  –
    • Basic knowledge user of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Accurately inputs information into and retrieves from the computer..
  • Other Technical / Computer Skills -
    • Thorough knowledge of internal company software applications applicable to position/business unit

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS- The Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Space

  • Office / warehouse work space with high noise level.

Hours of Work/Travel

  • Hours vary to cover nights and weekends.

Physical Activity

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Stands for majority of time


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

About XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics is a top ten global provider of transportation and logistics solutions. We provide services for truck brokerage and transportation, less-than-truckload, intermodal, highly-engineered supply chain solutions, contract logistics, last mile, expedite, global forwarding and managed transportation. XPO serves more than 50,000 customers with a highly integrated network of 1,469 locations in 32 countries. The bedrock of our company is our people: more than 84,000 employees operating as one cohesive organization with a single-minded focus on customer service. Many of the customers we serve are in the manufacturing, retail, e-commerce, industrial, technology, aerospace, chemical, life sciences and government sectors. You'll find that we're passionate about helping our customers operate their supply chains more effectively. Equally important are our qualitative resources: our zero-failure mentality, our deep experience in every service we offer, and our ability to provide integrated, end-to-end supply chain solutions to large accounts.

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