Nestle Warehouse Manager in Elmsford, New York

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestle Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestle Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestle . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

ReadyRefresh by Nestle is one of the most visible parts of the Nestle Waters business, delivering healthy hydration to customers where they need it most. It s another example of how we are committed to helping people maintain a healthy lifestyle. You ve no doubt seen our trucks on the road, on their way to bring our water and tea products to thirsty consumers. By joining this fast-growing area of our organization you ll have the opportunity to share in our mission with a real sense of ownership and the freedom to succeed in your role. It s a chance to apply your skills and experience to work that s as challenging as it is rewarding. Whether collaborating as team to deliver superior customer service or making a lasting impact with your individual accomplishments, you ll be an essential and valuable element of our success. We ll make sure you receive the support, benefits and development you need to build the perfect career.

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Manager to be located in Elmsford, NY and report to the Customer Operations Manager . The primary responsibilities will include manage all Warehouse functions for 1-3 RR locations including inventory and truck loading/unloading, hands-on supervision, training, coaching and developing the overnight Warehouse Team (as well as day time Inventory Specialists). Activities to accomplish this include: work-withs, observations, goal setting, measures and objectives, performance tracking, and support for the execution of Warehouse Daily Debriefs (WDD s).

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Drive customer (internal and external) satisfaction through the ownership of all truck loading and unloading activities.

  • Own execution and adherence to standards for all Warehouse processes related to inventory and warehousing.

  • Uphold frontline employee safety through the regulation of safety policy compliance, behaviors, and the identification and execution of safety improvement opportunities.

  • Execute all Warehouse management related tasks, including but not limited to: day-to-day warehouse planning/scheduling (including headcount, labor allocation and job assignment determination), establishing team norms and collaborating with Route Operations.

  • Lead/manage/develop frontline employees (Forklift Operators and Inventory Specialists) by hiring qualified team members, assigning team responsibilities, timely addressing of attendance/conduct/performance issues, and conducting mid-year and year-end Performance Evaluations.

  • Own compliance to facility standards, to include routine auditing of housekeeping schedules, facility inspections, security/environmental/general compliance requirements.

  • Uphold and execute all Warehouse productivity and quality goals, including equipment return procedures.

  • Ensure product supply meets customer demand through management of inventory processes.


Key qualifications include:

  • 1-2 years previous supervisory experience, preferred

  • Demonstrates confidence and influence in achieving productivity goals

  • Skilled communicator (in groups and 1-on-1), who can set clear expectations

  • Ability to hold direct reports accountable, quantitatively and qualitatively

  • Ability to provide training and development for direct reports

  • Demonstrates excellent role model and peer leadership behaviors and influence

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to handle physical requirements, including, but not limited to, repeated bending, stretching, twisting, and lifting up to 60 pounds

  • Able to conduct regular inventory audits

  • Able to safely use various warehouse equipment, including a forklift

  • Valid driver s license

  • College degree preferred / High School diploma or equivalent required

  • PC experience preferred (RMS, Excel, etc.)

Nestle Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestle Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier, Acqua Panna. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestle Waters?

The Nestle Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Management, Supply Chain, Nestle Waters

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran