Warehouse Leader

  • 004411

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, purchases supplies, materials and equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures; and perform related duties as assigned. Supervises Stores Clerks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Receives and analyzes requisitions for materials, supplies and equipment.
  2. Places orders with authorized vendors.
  3. Consults with department personnel on procurement needs.
  4. Contacts vendors regarding procurement needs, specifications, and prices.
  5. Expedites delivery, billing and receiving documents.
  6. Maintains daily purchase orders and logs.
  7. Maintains computer and other records and files associated with receipt, distribution, return, repair, maintenance and disposal of parts, supplies, and tires.
  8. Verifies departmental account numbers and budgets for fund availability.
  9. Obtains commodity information.
  10. Reconciles vendor statements, invoices and receipt of property.
  11. Supervises Parts Room staff.
  12. Reviews workloads and delegates accordingly.
  13. Issues and distributes parts, supplies, tires, and small equipment.
  14. Manages and participates in performing inventory on parts, supplies, tires, and small equipment.
  • Knowledge of proper business English, grammar and punctuation.
  • Knowledge of purchasing principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of material specification and terminology.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and practices governing purchasing.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of bar coding techniques.
  • Knowledge of legally required methods of handling parts room equipment.
  • Knowledge of computerized inventory management.
  • Skill in using computer and application software including use of Internet.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves light physical work in a parts room setting with exposure to moderate levels of noise. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma, GED, or vocational training and a minimum of one to three years experience in the automotive/heavy duty trucks parts market or related field including one (1) year of supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of Florida drivers license is required.

FLSA Code: N/E
Last Revision date: March 2008
Overtime: Yes
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