Centerplate
  • 13-Oct-2021 to 12-Dec-2021 (PST)
  • Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full-Time Salary Year Round

We are seeking a Warehouse Manager for the E. Morial Convention Center, located in New Orleans, LA.

The freshly renovated New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is an essential component of what makes the city's major business events so successful. With 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space, the Convention Center is the sixth largest convention facility in the nation, and it consistently ranks in the country's top ten of facilities that hold the most conventions and tradeshows annually.

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has been selected as one of the city's Top Workplaces by The Times-Picayune, The Advocate. This is the fourth time the Convention Center has received the prestigious honor


Principal Function:

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for directing all aspects of warehouse operations, to include purchasing, receiving, inventory management and distribution. They will support Sodexo live! goal to be #1 in Event Hospitality through the performance of a variety of activities geared toward ensuring smooth and efficient procurement, storage and delivery of supplies and equipment. They will work closely with other department heads to plan and prepare in advance of games or events to ensure supply needs are met, and will assign tasks and delegate responsibilities to warehouse staff. A top priority will be to ensure that the highest levels of cleanliness and sanitation are maintained.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implement cost and inventory controls and direct day to day warehouse operations activities to maximize efficiency and profitability.
    • Provide leadership to warehouse staff.
    • Ensure that all standards for safety and sanitation are maintained.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelors degree and/or appropriate combination of education and experience to support on-the-job effectiveness.
  • A minimum of 3 years of previous warehouse management experience within a food and beverage operations environment, to include management of a staff and focus on exceptional client and customer service.
  • Strong working knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and general workplace safety standards with knowledge of Health Department requirements.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen; P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is highly desirable.
  • Technologically savvy, with high proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Demonstrated success in interfacing with a variety of organizational functions and divisions to accomplish tasks.
  • Flexibility, ability to work extended or irregular hours to include nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management; Ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on several tasks/projects simultaneously, and who can contribute to functional areas of the business outside of retail operations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management; Ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on several tasks/projects simultaneously, and who can contribute to functional areas of the business outside of retail operations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.

Other requirements include but are not limited to:

Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Centerplate. While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Sodexo live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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