Doherty Staffing Solutions

Assistant Warehouse Director

Golden Valley, Minnesota
Depending on Qualifications
May 11, 2017
Jun 13, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Doherty Career Solutions has partnered with the leading provider of interior finish building materials to directly hire an Assistant Warehouse Director. Our client is a family owned business located in the Minneapolis, MN area since 1975 that operates on the four core values of safety, integrity, service and passion.

The Assistant Warehouse Director works closely with the Warehouse Director to ensure safe, accurate and efficient distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational and personnel policies and procedures. The right person will have passion to promote company values which contribute to the success of individual employees, the team and the company.

Assistant Warehouse Director Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Safety - all branches
  • GVS Safety program-Risk management
  • Manage Safety committee and committee projects
  • Safety compliance; OSHA, DOT, FMCSA, Labor Law
Customer service
  • Maintains product and technical knowledge to assist customers
  • Answers customer calls and processes customer requests
  • Product identification, sales orders, order processing
Paperwork flow
  • Ensure accurate and efficient warehouse paperwork flow
Route deliveries
  • Load planning; calculate weights on deliveries
  • Check driver loads for accuracy
Warehouse meetings
  • Work with Warehouse Director to plan warehouse meetings and participate in meeting presentations
  • Develop and present additional training for current staff
Employee training
  • Coordinate and participate in orienting and training new warehouse and delivery driver employees
  • Coordinate three year forklift re-certifications
Vehicle fleet, forklift and equipment
  • Purchasing vehicles and equipment
  • Fleet and equipment maintenance scheduled and coordinated
  • Records retained complying with federal and state requirements
Building maintenance
  • Fire sprinkler, Fire extinguisher, Heaters, Fans
  • Docks and dock equipment
  • Maintains physical condition of building interior and exterior
Supply ordering
  • Inventory physical count
  • Participate in cycle and bi-annual inventory physical counts
  • Work with Accounting team on physical count audit reconciliation

Special projects assigned

Assistant Warehouse Director Key Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Previous warehouse experience necessary
  • Team attitude and the ability to work closely with all levels of team members and management
  • Proven track record of high level of quality customer service
  • Dependable, accurate, detailed and ability to be quick thinking
  • Ability and willingness to be hands on with all aspects of responsibilities
  • Excellent verbal, written, computer communication, and technical presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage priorities and multiply projects at the same time
  • Valid driver's license in good standing, issued by resident state required


To submit yourself for the Assistant Warehouse Director opportunity, please first apply online at then call our Doherty Career Solutions office at 952-832-8390. You may also submit a resume directly to #EngineeringCareers

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