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Warehouse Manager

Silgan Containers

Silgan Containers

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Position Summary:

In the Warehouse Manager role, you will be responsible for the overall operation of multiple warehousing facilities.

This is to include, but not limited to, safety, quality, and cost efficiency. You would be responsible for the hiring, training and progress tracking of all warehouse employees, maintenance and building upkeep, budgeting, and performance tracking.

What we offer you:

  • Fair and competitive salary.
  • A stable, reliable, and environmentally conscious company.
  • Continuing education with opportunities for advancement.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan.
  • Paid time off.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Add-on benefits include pet insurance, telemedicine, and specialty programs to treat diabetes, hypertension, and more.
  • Choice of several plant locations where you can work.

What you’ll do:

  • Accomplishes warehouse human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Drives teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met.
  • Oversight of salaried supervisors at multiple locations.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Meets warehouse operational standards by contributing warehouse information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying warehouse system improvements.
  • Meets warehouse financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.
  • Maintains functional locations by organizing floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements.
  • Maintains inventory by conducting monthly physical counts, and reconciling variances.
  • Keeps equipment operating by enforcing operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; requiring preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Participates in technological implementation for the warehouse operation.
  • Drives continuous improvement for the warehouse operation.
  • Constantly models safe behaviors and compassion for your peers.

We need you to have:

  • Associates degree, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in Warehousing, Receiving, Inventory control, or Materials Management
  • 2+ years’ working as a supervisor in a manufacturing/warehouse environment.

Who we are:

  • The largest subsidiary of Silgan Holdings and a prominent manufacturer of metal food containers in the US.
  • A company that strives toward sustainability by reducing our carbon footprint, selecting like-minded suppliers, and providing recyclable products.


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.