Assistant Warehouse Manager

16 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

EcoBuilding Bargains is looking for an Assistant Warehouse Manager to oversee warehouse and materials handling operations at CET’s EcoBuilding Bargains store, the largest reclaimed building materials store in New England. EcoBuilding Bargains is a non-profit with the environmental mission of diverting usable materials from the landfill and providing them to customers everywhere at great prices. The Assistant Warehouse Manager leads the warehouse and trucking teams and oversees the safety, quality, and efficiency of warehouse and trucking operations. The Assistant Manager assists with training the warehouse and trucking teams on store procedures, materials, and usage and guiding the teams to work effectively to maximize efficiency and materials control. This is a working manager position, performing duties as an active member of the warehouse team in shipping, receiving, inventory processing, and other daily activities. The Assistant Warehouse Manager acts as backup to the other managers, providing oversight of retail and administrative staff when needed, and performs key holder and cash management responsibilities when the Retail Operations Manager is not on site. Acts a backup driver for the box truck when needed.

CET is committed to racial justice and inclusion. Our staff and Board have been formally co-creating and implementing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Framework since 2020 that spans all internal and external policies, practices, and services. The candidates we seek share this commitment to equity and find fulfillment building an inclusive culture in a collaborative and continuous learning environment. As a leader, you will:

  • Promote DEI awareness and competency on your team and throughout the organization.
  • Cultivate your DEI competencies to develop as a leader through study, reflection, and participation in DEI initiatives.
  • Ensure meetings, one-on-ones, and customer relationships support an inclusive environment.

Why work at EcoBuilding Bargains? This position provides:

  • Benefits! Health insurance for all budgets, dental and vision insurance; $20,000 of company paid life insurance; a retirement plan with a company match, and more.
  • Time off! 13 paid holidays and the store closes for 9 of them (the others you can use as extra vacation when you want). You will also accrue 2 weeks paid vacation and 9 days of sick/personal time.
  • Safety!: We pay attention to safety. We found a way to stay open during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic without compromising the health of our employees.
  • A friendly, supportive atmosphere with great coworkers and customers.

We are looking for someone who can bring new insights, life experience, and diversity to the CET team. This is critical to support our mission impact in historically underserved communities and our success mitigating climate change. If you have enthusiasm for the non-profit mission of CET and feel energized by what you read here, please apply even if you aren't sure you meet every qualification! You may be the right person to grow with us and help us achieve our critical mission impact goals.

Who should apply?

  • You have experience working as a lead in the warehouse of a retail store, with home construction, renovation, or design preferred.
  • You work hard, can work independently, and have a great attitude towards people and our mission.
  • You have great communication skills and we love it if you speak another language; Spanish language desirable.
  • Experience with MS Office software and inventory/database software/systems.
  • You must have the ability to lift up to 75 lbs. occasionally, and repeatedly lift 50 lbs. You must be able to stand and walk throughout the day. Please be aware that most of our materials are non-standard and this is a hands-on heavy-lifting warehouse position.
  • You will have experience or will be able to learn to drive a forklift.
  • You have or will be able to achieve your DOT license (non-CDL) and be able to drive the 26' box truck.

EcoBuilding Bargains is an enterprise of the Center for EcoTechnology (CET). We work on the front lines of tackling climate change with a unique blend of programmatic work resulting in daily, incremental change in people’s homes and businesses. We track and measure our impact, so you can join us in taking pride in the collective efforts that contribute toward our mission impact goals. EcoBuilding Bargains keeps waste out of the landfills and supports our community by providing quality used materials and affordable prices. 

CET is an equal opportunity employer and provider. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. You may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis. 

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