• Warehouse Manager

    Location US-MD-Halethorpe
    Posted Date 1 month ago(09/18/2018 12:59 PM)
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  • Overview





    GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 4,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We create some of the most incredible events in the world – think traveling entertainment exhibitions, global user groups, sales conferences, holiday extravaganzas and exhibitions of all sizes. From initial strategy to show-stopping audio visual, accommodations to insightful measurement – and every detail in between – we bring brands to life!


    Our mission is to create memorable event experiences, and we count on our talented employees around the world help us do it. We are looking for team members who can dream up the impossible and deliver it.


    Proactively manage, coordinate and develop operational aspects of all Warehouse Operations inclusive of Freight, Decorating, GEM, and other departments. The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the delivery of the highest level of customer service in the most efficient manner possible.


    • Financial responsibility to manage departmental overhead cost at or below plan.
    • Financial responsibility to manage show warehouse labor budget at or below plan.
    • Implement established Best Practices, the Integrated Implementation-Plan process.
    • Ensure TEAM (COUNTDOWN) program so that the company’s goals are met in revenues, cost controls, profitability, and customer service.
    • Ensure the participation of warehouse department supervisors in the COUNTDOWN process.
    • Development and contribution to productivity improvement and service plans.
    • Implements GES SOP and Best Practices and pro actively develop, test and share process improvements.
    • Ensure compliance with OHSA, DOT and Safety Requirements.
    • Ensure Damage and Loss reports are documented in adherence with company practices.
    • Review and approve all labor calls to ensure they are fact based, and in alignment with show budgets, and departmental overhead budgets.
    • Obtain and disseminate labor reports to departmental supervisors. Make labor adjustments as appropriate to ensure departmental overhead budgets, and plan show budgets are maintained or exceeded.
    • Provide weekly reports to the Director of account management that quantifies individual account managers performance in relationship to work orders and production planners.
    • Manage annual capital and expendable inventory counts to ensure compliance with corporate policy.
    • Manage expendable inventory needs to maximize cash flow, and provide adequate on shelf inventory for warehouse and show-site operational needs.
    • Research and provide recommendations for capital equipment related to operating inventory, and leasehold investment.
    • Provide for maintenance for the facility, to include management of facility repair, regular preventive maintenance, and janitorial services. 
    • Manage all operations involving union personnel within the guidelines and spirit of the current contract.
    • In coordination with the Business Manager, develop and maintain Emergency Action Plans for each location identifying key personnel and responsibilities for emergency situations.
    • In coordination with the Business Manager, monitor the availability and condition of fire fighting and safety equipment in the facility and at show-site. Act as a liaison between GES and the servicing companies.
    • Chair monthly loss prevention/safety meetings-conduct applicable training programs in association with corporate directives and applicable standards, ensure compliance in association with company policies.  Maintain an ‘Excellent’ Warehouse Safety Program.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Asst. General Manager.
    • Focus on meeting/exceeding specific Company goals for minimizing General Liability and Workers Comp Claims within the warehouse
    • Manage warehouse logistics in accordance with Service Delivery Network guidelines.
    • Partner/Collaborate with the NJ operations and warehouse teams to maximize available resources.
    • Heavy production season requires long hours which includes working some weekends.


    • Three (3) to Five (5) years in an operational-warehouse environment
    • College degree preferred
    • Experience which is inclusive of management/supervisory functions directly over both Union & Non-Union labor
    • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Integrity and Trust
    • Ability to Influence Others
    • Managing Systems
    • Internal and External Customer Focus
    • Heavy production season requires long hours which includes working some weekend

    Work Environment


    Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

    • Competitive salaries
    • 401K with company match
    • Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
    • Wellness benefits
    • Career development program
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Vacation time
    • Community involvement opportunities
    • Team activities

    And much more……



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