STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: ASSISTANT WAREHOUSE SUPERINTENDENT
Class Code: 0690-17 Date Established: 07-01-59
Occupational Code: 5-3-9 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To supervise and provide administrative support in the receipt, storage and distribution of merchandise and operating supplies in a large central warehouse.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Schedules work assignments of warehouse personnel in the receipt, storage, and distribution of warehouse merchandise.
· Maintains stock records on all items stored in the warehouse, and prepares related reports.
· Determines most efficient shipping schedules of merchandise from central warehouse to numerous retail stores statewide.
· Schedules warehouse vehicle maintenance and periodic inventory counts.
· Maintains and completes control forms and reports.
· Audits the receipt of merchandise with actual goods received.
· Coordinates the receipt and storage of merchandise via truck and railroad transportation.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.
Communication: Requires summarizing data, preparing reports and making recommendations based on findings which contribute to solving problems and achieving work objectives. This level also requires presenting information for use by administrative-level managers in making decisions.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Associate's degree from a recognized college or technical institute with major study in business administration or accounting. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Three years' experience in a large warehouse performing work concerned with the keeping of inventory records and reports, with at least one year in a supervisory capacity. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: None required.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Considerable knowledge of storekeeping methods and procedures. Working knowledge of transportation agencies and shipment methods. Ability to keep perpetual inventory records. Ability to supervise and instruct employees in the overall operations of a large warehouse, including record keeping, storage, receiving and shipping merchandise and operating supplies. Thorough knowledge of purchase requisitions and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and subordinates. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 05/10/02