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Warehouse Manager - Bookstore
Books Inc.

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Warehouse Manager - Bookstore
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Job Summary

Wage
$55k per year
Job Type
Full-time, Management
Job Last Posted
Job posted 16 days ago
Job Role
Warehouse Worker, Shipping & Receiving Manager
Employer's Industry
Retail
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

  Books Inc. is looking for a hardworking, self-driven Warehouse Manager to join our team. Books Inc. is composed of ten independent bookstores located throughout the Bay Area, with a central warehouse and office in San Francisco. The Warehouse Manager oversees distribution to all of our stores from this central warehouse, processing deliveries and returns both internally, as well as with many outside vendors.    

Overseeing a small team of warehouse staff, the Warehouse Manager must be a strong leader able to direct the workflow in the warehouse. Great communication is a necessity, both with warehouse/office staff, as well as with all of the stores.   

The ideal candidate would be highly organized, able to adjust to problems as they arise and adapt to situations on the fly. They should be able to make decisions independently while coordinating all of the moving parts of the warehouse. Multitasking is essential, as is efficient time-management. Although bookstore experience is not required, a love of books and bookstores is a must. Warehouse and shipping/receiving experience is also not required, but is preferred.   

Some of the duties of the Warehouse Manager include:   

  •  Overseeing all warehouse operations
  •  Leading a team of warehouse staff
  •  Shipping and receiving logistics & troubleshooting
  •  Consolidating and processing returns to vendors
  •  Ordering and distributing store supplies
  •  Maintaining cleanliness and organization of warehouse
  •  Back-up delivery driver in company van and 16’ truck (no special license required)
  •  Working with Book Fair team to coordinate drop-off/pick up at various schools
  •  Employee training
  •  Payroll processing for warehouse staff
  •  Maintaining great communication with store staff   
  • This is a fulltime salaried position. Benefits include Medical/Dental Insurance, 401K option, and an employee discount at all of our bookstores!      

Business Overview

Our Story

We are an independently owned and operated bookseller with 10 locations in California. We can trace our history back to 1851 making us The West's Oldest Independent Bookseller.

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