Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

TWW Hayward ? Oakland Warehouse Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 7:56 AM)
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID

Company Overview

Nashville, Tennessee - based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.


The Warehouse Manager is responsible for: shipping and receiving; administration; warehousing; and safety and security of the TWW branch. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Monitors volume of business and determines appropriate work schedule.
  • Sets productivity and establishes necessary controls to ensure objectives are met.
  • Monitors condition and maintenance of operating / material handling equipment.
  • Constantly monitors the efficient handling of shipments and receipts to create an error free culture.
  • Reviews the loading and unloading schedules to maximize efficiencies and reduce expenses.
  • Coordinates shipping and receiving schedules with the support of TWW sales to ensure third party logistic contractors are meeting appointment schedules at lowest cost. Takes corrective action when necessary.
  • Prioritizes inbound shipments to ensure proper inventory levels and warehouse schedules.
  • Coordinates outbound shipments with Branch Manager to meet branch delivery goals and exceed customer expectations. Administration:
  • Investigates shipping discrepancies and takes appropriate corrective action. Coordinates any necessary records or invoice corrections.
  • Communicates Company and departmental policies and procedures to material handlers, drivers and third party logistic contractors. Ensures these policies & procedures are properly communicated and enforced.
  • Responsible for providing appropriate training, performance analysis, and special projects to material handlers, drivers and dedicated logistic contractors. Ensures teammates are also cross-trained in various job functions.
  • Manages the coordination of daily warehouse activity.
  • Schedules & manages vacation time for material handlers by using TWW weekly work schedule.
  • Determines the distribution and coordination of work assignments & schedules.
  • Manages, investigates and resolves concerns/issues of warehouse personnel.
  • Recommends overtime as necessary, striving to keep it to a minimum.
  • Communicates and trains material handlers, drivers and third party logistic contractors on safety guidelines. Takes appropriate action to ensure a safe, clean work environment for all teammates.
  • Manages, investigates and reviews accidents/incidents. Communicates to TWW Region and Branch Manager.
  • Monitors teammate attendance with the support of the Branch Manager and takes corrective action when appropriate.
  • Conducts or provides input regarding performance appraisals with Material Handlers, Working Supervisor and dedicated logistic contractors to identify strengths, monitor performance and takes action for areas for improvement


  1. Education / Experience
  2. BS Degree in Logistics/Business Administration or related plus 2 years Logistics supervisory experience.


  1. High School graduate or equivalent with 8 years progressive responsibility in logistics environment including 2 years supervisory experience and 2 years warehousing experience.
  2. Must pass a Mobile Equipment Operation (MEO) Physical. (Every two years)
  3. Possess great interpersonal skills, excellent computer skills and take charge leadership skills.


Physical Requirements:


Must be able to physically lift up to 50 lbs on a daily basis.

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