+ Warehouse Manager - Houston, TX

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer in the state of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of Texas, Denver, and Colorado Springs. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service. At Freedom Solar, our mission is to empower everyone to get clean, affordable, and reliable energy from the sun. We take great pride in living by these 6 principals every day:

  • Pride in Quality Craftmanship

  • Go Above and Beyond

  • Put People First

  • Have a Humble Heart

  • Give a Damn

  • Shoot Straight

Our mission is the heart of who we are! It’s part of why we’ve been voted Best Places to Work in 2019 and 2020 by the Austin Business Journal!

We are experiencing rapid growth! In the past year, we have added over 100 new jobs throughout Texas and opened two brand new locations in Colorado! We are spreading the Solar Revolution!

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for a high level of safety, communication, and delegation to the warehouse team. The Warehouse Manager also is to ensure effective and efficient execution of all daily warehouse operations, duties and tasks as assigned while maintaining a respectable level of leadership and teamwork. Other duties include but is not limited to:

  • Sustains and follows all standard operation procedures of the warehouse

  • Manages departmental communication and coordination with Warehouse, Regional Operation Manager, Purchasing, and Scheduling teams.

  • Places non-standard items orders for Installation

  • Ensures all kits are ready for installation and are properly loaded

  • Solves any issues regarding inventory, jobs kits, and material requests

  • Monitors stock levels of inventory and non-inventory items

  • Maintains responsibility for any VMI and PPI overages and shortages

  • Operates various equipment and machines including forklift, pallet jack and vehicles.

  • Ensures that the warehouse is clean, organized, secure and safe per compliance

  • Holds responsibility for warehouse team performance management including disciplinary action

  • Trains warehouse employees on processes and procedures

  • Enforces operating instruction and safety policies

  • Assists with other duties as assigned by Regional Operations Manager

Requirements

  • 2 years of warehouse or manufacturing experience

  • Prior warehouse supervisory experience strongly preferred

  • Solar or electrical industry experience strongly preferred

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Must have prior experience with operating a Forklift

  • Must have prior Excel experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic warehouse safety regulations and procedures

  • Knowledge of warehouse, logistics and supply chain management

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong organizations skills and attention to detail

  • Forklift Operator experience preferred

  • Solar and electrical product knowledge

  • General computer (Microsoft), Excel email skills and basic data entry

  • Building collaborative relationships

  • Self-leadership and team player

  • Sounds decision making and problem-solving abilities

  • Result driven and self-motivated

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs.

  • Must be able to bend, strength and lift.

  • Ability to work in 100 degree as well as 30 to 40-degree weather in wet and dry conditions.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting and standing

What we offer our employees

Freedom Solar recognizes that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, upward mobility, and an exciting fast paced culture. For this reason, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and 100% company sponsored Short Term Disability. Freedom Solar also contributes $250 per month towards employees cost of premiums

  • 401K employer matching

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 3 weeks PTO

  • 8+ Paid Holidays

  • Team Building!