First Supply

  • Warehouse Manager

    Location US-WI-Appleton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/15/2018 10:18 AM)
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    # Positions
    Warehouse (Shipping & Receiving)
  • Overview

    First Supply® is a leading main channel wholesale distributor providing industrial customers and building contractors with an extensive line of products and services. First Supply features manufacturer product lines in the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, builder, waterworks, pump/well & septic, industrial and municipal markets. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, First Supply has more than 600 employees in 29 operating facilities serving Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan UP. The company has over $50 million in inventory and over $250 million in annual sales.

    The Warehouse Manager oversees all warehouse operations, directly supervising warehouse personnel, drivers, and shipping/receiving employees. 


    • Supervision of all warehouse personnel, drivers and shipping/receiving employees
    • Ensure merchandise is received and stored in an efficient and economical manner, and maintain required records in conformance with company policy
    • Responsible for proper routing, loading and preparing orders for shipment and delivery in accordance with customer instructions
    • Review and fill back orders; maintain back order file
    • Supervise and schedule maintenance of company delivery vehicles
    • Maintain a preventive maintenance program
    • Recommend truck purchases, lifts, hoists, shelving and other warehouse equipment
    • Keep abreast of new methods of warehousing
    • Responsible for inventory accuracy
    • Ensure paperwork is complete for all inbound and outbound shipments
    • Responsible for safety, security and maintenance of the warehouse facility and the material and equipment contained therein
    • Keep all equipment in good working order
    • Develop and manage department budget
    • Actively assume responsibility in the hiring, development, evaluation, retention and dismissal of department personnel
    • Confer with department managers to insure coordination of warehouse activities with various departments
    • Attend staff meetings as scheduled
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the General Manager



    • 5+ years of progressive management experience
    • Warehouse experience
    • Extensive plumbing and heating product knowledge
    • Computer knowledge and skills and ability to learn First Supply LLC's business system

    First Supply LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  In order to be selected for the position, candidates must submit to a drug test with negative results on employment offer, the ability to be bonded as defined by First Supply LLC's fidelity bond insurance carrier, and have a valid driver’s license and a driving record which meets underwriting standards.


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