The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 08-Feb-2018 to 09-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Cook & Boardman, Charleston, SC
  • North Charleston, SC, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Warehouse Manager who will work in our Cook & Boardman office in Charleston, South Carolina.

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC ("C&B") is a privately-owned technical services business and specialty distributor. C&B is the nation's leading distributor of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building products for non-residential building applications throughout the United States.  C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supply, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized AP and RDL Supply. Today, C&B operates from 31 locations and serves customers throughout the United States.


The Warehouse Manager has overall responsibility for the efficient operation of warehouse and inventory flow. Included in this area of responsibility are receiving and shipping through the warehouse, fleet operations and deliveries, inventory activities and maintaining a safe and clean facility.

Essential Functions

  • Receives incoming material and assembles and marks shipments based on current frame, door and hardware schedule
  • Monitors material flow through warehouse, including receiving, shipping and storage, assuring accuracy and efficiency at all points
  • Follows up on any shipping or other warehouse errors; tracks errors and costs and alerts appropriate department
  • Monitors equipment maintenance, including vehicles, assuring that preventative maintenance is always current and equipment is in good working order
  • Assists in evaluation and purchasing any new equipment or vehicles needed
  • Conducts regular meetings with departmental staff to provide feedback on successes or receives information on problems that need a solution
  • Monitors qualification of warehouse employees, including driver's MVR records, to assure safe operations and maximum operating efficiency
  • Maintains high safety standards, assuring that equipment and facility is in good working order and that individual operators (trucks, forklifts, welding equipment, saws or other shop tools) are properly trained
  • Investigates any accidents, assuring proper reporting to Branch Manager for insurance carriers and follow-up to avoid any subsequent incidents
  • Influences decisions (along with sales and executive management) on stock items to be added or deleted from stock inventory
  • Supervises returned goods process, whether from salespersons' specific orders or from stock, assuring that returnable items are promptly sent to vendors, credit is received and properly applied and return charges are minimized.
  • Controls any obsolete or overstock material, summarizing same and preparing inventory reserve analysis on a semi-annual basis; disposes of obsolete inventory when appropriate
  • Assists in any book to physical inventory difference research that may be necessary following physical inventories

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Required
  • 4 Year College Degree in related field preferred
  • 1 – 2 years of warehouse related experience with direct supervision of staff required
  • Some knowledge of the door and hardware industry and products preferred
  • Experience using Comsense preferred
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Leadership skills required.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; stand; walk; and reach or lift using hands and arms.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Ability to lift 5-25 pounds frequently and ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Will require occasional driving for delivery and forklift operations.

Work Environment

This job operates in both a professional office and warehouse environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Conditions may include proximity to forklifts or other heavy machinery and using various tools and hardware. Worker is subject to possible heavy lifting.               

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting. 

EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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