What does a Warehouse Manager do?

Warehouse managers supervise the receipt, dispatching, and storage of a company's incoming and outgoing goods and supplies. They are responsible for monitoring warehouse staff, vehicles, and other equipment and oversee the security, sanitation, and administrative functions of the warehouse where they are employed.

Warehouse managers are responsible for implementing the company’s operational policies and procedures and implement and oversee security operations in the day-to-day running of the warehouse. They ensure employees are conducting effective and safe use of the warehouse equipment in addition to ensuring safety of all staff. They are responsible for the motivation and discipline of staff and for maintaining documentation and keeping accurate records of warehouse activities. If needed, they assist with deliveries and the monitoring of the condition and location of the vehicle fleet. They will also meet with shipping carriers and sales representatives to place orders and maintain inventory objectives. Warehouse managers need a high school diploma or equivalency, such as the GED.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
1%
2 - 4
4%
5 - 7
1%
8+
94%

Common Skill Sets

WMS
Excellent Customer Service
Typing
Computer Literacy
Condition Reports
Strong WORK Ethic
Excellent Communication
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Warehouse Manager Seniority Levels

L2
Warehouse Manager
CA$58,569/yr
Operations Manager
28% made the transition
Manager
16% made the transition
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Warehouse Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

CA$58,569 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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CA$38k
Median: CA$59k
CA$90k
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