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BUNZL Warehouse Manager - Chicago in Romeoville, Illinois


The Warehouse Manager will provide leadership to the branch and manage a variety of general warehouse activities in an accurate, efficient and cost-effective manner.

Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future.

At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.


  • Responsible for daily shipping activities

  • Transportation & logistics experience a must

  • Analyze and propose methods of sustained productivity increases

  • Maintain a clean, orderly, and organized warehouse

  • Ensure safe working conditions including properly training employees on proper safety methods, assists Human Resources with the management of worker compensation claim

  • Audit various paperwork and postings for accuracy and compliance with appropriate local, state and federal laws, statutes and company policies

  • Effectively counsel and manage employees on attendance, performance and/or misconduct; continuous employee training and development

  • Experience with AS 400 database for the purpose of measuring the pick accuracy and performance of employees (cycle count, bin walk, etc)

  • Manage the maintenance and repairs of all warehouse-related equipment

  • Additional tasks as assigned


  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Five years' related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 5 years' experience in Warehouse Department management in a manufacturing atmosphere

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal OSHA safety regulations

  • Experience in forklift certification and inspection, hazmat certification, operating various warehouse equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks, stock pickers, etc.)

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (occasionally between 60-75 lbs) with or without reasonable accommodation for an entire shift

  • Must be able to work regularly at a height of up to 26 feet above the ground (with provided safety equipment/processes/training)

  • Must have strong leadership and organizations skills

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule with a "hands-on" management style

  • Must be detail orientated and a team player; Excellent oral and written skills; excellent organizational skills and driven to excel

  • Leadership and decision-making skillsBasic computer skills

  • Experience with retail accounts that have compliance/routing guides

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)