Cincinnati, OH

Position Title: Warehouse/Operations Manager

Company Overview

Founded a century ago, from humble beginnings Keidel has grown into one of the largest locally owned distributor of commercial and residential plumbing products in the Cincinnati markets. We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally as they contribute to our growing organization.

Even though we have grown significantly, we have not lost the personal touch our customers seek. We pride ourselves on being customer focused and service oriented. We strive to provide exemplary service with a friendly, knowledgeable staff.

General position description

Primarily responsible for the distribution center operations which includes warehousing (receiving, storage, picking, shipment) and delivery functions. Responsible for managing and developing the staff, such as supervisors, warehouse associates and drivers. Responsible for the direction, processes, systems and material handling equipment required for an effective operation. Directly responsible to manage the fleet of vehicles and the company transportation expense. Manages the facilities function for Cincinnati and Westwood locations.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide superior customer service from the warehouse and delivery operation while maintaining cost effectiveness
  • Demonstrate strong team philosophy through willingness and ability to complete all necessary tasks in warehouse
  • Maintain, build, develop and improve staff by setting clear expectations, training, supervising and coaching
  • Maintain a positive and safety-first work environment by ensuring consistent communication, feedback, follow-up and recognition
  • Able to lead projects of moderate complexity
  • Supervise production: receiving, put away, picking, packing, shipping, etc
  • Utilize effective inventory control procedures
  • Oversee and ensure Keidel’s quality standards are being met regarding operations
  • Accomplishes warehouse and organization’s mission by completing related tasks

Qualifications & Skills

  • At least 5 years of experience relating to warehouse, trucking, production or operations required
  • Supervisory experience of floor managers/supervisors required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  • Conflict resolution
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Physical Demands

While performing the duties required by this position, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, talk, hear, see and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job the employee may be required to lift up to 50 pounds of material, boxes, etc.


Keidel Supply offers a comprehensive total compensation package including competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, vision, disability insurance, paid time off, holidays and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional development, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

Keidel Supply Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Keidel Supply Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability of other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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