Manager, Warehouse Operations 2nd Shift

Ref#: 32181
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Riverside, NJ, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

Summary of Position: The Operations Manager is responsible for directing, delegating, coordinating and overseeing the workflow for the 2nd shift



  • Manages three supervisors who direct a total of approx. 60 employees

  • Delegates and oversees daily work flow including: coordination of workflow, order pick commitment, stock replenishment, and warehouse inventory for 2nd  shift

  • Interviews, hires, trains/retrains, tracks performance, rewards, disciplines, addresses department complaints and quickly resolves employee concerns

  • Coordinates activities of distribution warehouse with other departments as needed

  • Attends and participates in daily department meetings

  • Adheres to all CBS Company policies and procedures

  • Supports the commitment to safety and follows all safety protocol

  • Utilizes  WMS, Oracle, MS Office Suite programs daily as required by  workload  and company communication



  • BS Degree (exp. in lieu of education)

  • Able to manage staff and lead employees to successfully meet daily commitments

  • Able to maintain positive leadership while completing daily work goals in a busy environment

  • Able to prioritize and re-prioritize workflow according to work needs

  • Able to analyze reports and implement work flow to meet daily commitments to reach goals, notifies Director when in need of an alternate plan

  • Able to complete projects on time and within budget

  • Able to work as a team: contributing to brain storming sessions and accepting others input

  • Able to delegate work to direct reports

  • Able to take initiative

  • Able to suggest and implement process improvements

  • Able to deal with frequent change and/or unexpected events

  • Able to follow instructions

  • Able to commit to long hours of work when necessary

  • Flexible concerning work hours including both duration and shift

  • Able to work in a warehouse environment: walking and standing most of the day, lift up to 50 lbs., and support physical work demands as needed 

  • Excellent Computer/Technical skills  (WMS, MS Office Suite)

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills: able to resolve problems in a timely manner, use team resources to reach best solution, treat employees with respect, inspire trust in them and use good judgment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

SCHEDULED WORK HOURS:  2nd shift position Monday through Friday 1pm to 9:30pm


EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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