Manager, Warehouse

Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title:        Manager, Warehouse     

Location:        South Chesterfield, VA (Richmond, VA)           


What we are looking for:


We are seeking an experienced Warehouse Manager to oversee the end-to-end process of receiving, storing and timely issuing of material to the shop floor in support of the production schedule.  He / She will be responsible for managing and developing a team of supervisors and hourly associates.


What you will be responsible for in this role:


  • Supporting inventory control functions by ensuring proper receipt, storage, rotation and tracking of material.
  • Overseeing cycle counting program ensure compliance to all applicable SOPs and financial policies.
  • Conducting safety reporting, investigation, safety audits, process review and continuous improvement activities.
  • Developing and implementing employee training programs to ensure success in specific job functions as well as company processes and procedures.
  • Ensuring proper transactions are executed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Optimizing the arrangement of material within the warehouse to ensure efficient use of both space and manpower.
  • Ensuring proper equipment and staffing are in place to support all safety and production requirements. 
  • Managing warehouse needs in terms of space, material flow, and labor required.
  • Partnering with key cross-functional leaders to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Implementing cost, stock, and lead-time reduction projects
  • Addressing performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  • Tracking and analyzing key performance metrics to determine corrective actions where needed.
  • Working with supplier quality and purchasing to identify and address supplier shipment, labeling or packaging errors.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing direct reports.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, or logistics environment.


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • APICS/ISM Certification



To be a great fit for the role:


  • Experience working in an ERP system.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate level or above Excel skills.
  • Experience working in a WMS.
  • Experience with AS400.
  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or similar Analytics platform.
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrated strong and effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated negotiation and facilitation ability.


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays








The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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