+ 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
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
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
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