Northwest Cosmetic Labs

Picture of global shipping at Northwest Cosmetic Labs, the global formulation of color cosmetics, the formulation of skin care products, and the formulation of OTC products.Packaging specialist onsite makes Northwest Cosmetic Labs a viable option for customer contract skin care manufacturing and filling, color cosmetic manufacturing and filling, OTC manufacturing and filling and Medical device manufacturing and filling.

Warehouse Manager

Employment Status: Full-Time/Regular
Reports To: Director of Supply Chain
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Day

Job Summary:

Manages all the departments of the warehouse---Inventory, Material Handling, Receiving & Shipping. Will oversee the safe receipt, storage, retrieval and timely dispatch of goods.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Ensures workplace health and safety requirements are met.
  • Establishes operational procedures for activities, such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
  • o Which includes weekly cycle counting of Company and Customer owned inventory.
  • Researches inventory discrepancies and makes adjustments on MRP system as necessary.
  • Inspects physical condition of warehouse and equipment and prepares work order for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment.
  • Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities, such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing.
  • Screens and hires warehouse personnel and issues work assignments.
  • Directs salvage of damaged or used material.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct threat to the individual or others.
  • Prepare and maintain Logistic related SOPs
  • Create reports relating to delivery dates of purchase orders and parts production.
  • Negotiation of freight rates & services with carriers.
  • Identify operational reporting needs and supply periodic analytics to management.
  • Research and resolve issues regarding freight and customs billings.
  • Create and update container loading instructions
  • Plan and arrange routing of international loads with freight forwarder and domestic freight
  • Ensure timely arrival of products to various locations throughout the world at competitive rates
  • Complete analysis and incorporate improvements as processes change and/or new tools are developed.
  • Consolidate freight by location
  • Manage costs for expedited freight
  • Maintain freight system
  • Maintain delivered cost/load amounts for each inventory item in our MRP system
  • Educate employees on the best rates for parcel
  • Review freight spend periodically with each department to identify areas of improvement
  • Manage pickup timing so materials arrive no sooner than the longest lead time item in a customer’s order
  • Determine the appropriate pickup frequency for each lane based on order volume and freight cost for the lane
  • Determine when it is appropriate to insure shipments, and the value for which they should be insured
  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed for this job.


  • Minimum of Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree desired or 2-3 years experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers; Microsoft Word and Excel software.
  • Experience using freight optimization software is preferred.
  • Strong analytical understanding and capacity to perform analytical functions.
  • Understanding of Supply chain management in a wholesale distribution environment.
  • Ability to work well with internal and external customers.
  • Fork-lift certified.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately and safely.

Equipment Operated:

  • Equipment including, but not limited to:
  •  Ten key
  •  Personal computer
  •  Fork lift
  •  Pallet wrapper
  •  Pallet jack
  •  Strapping tools
  •  Calculator
  •  Scales

Why Northwest Cosmetic Labs?

Northwest Cosmetic Labs offers a competitive benefits package to all of its full-time employees. Some of the excellent benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, bereavement, 401k options, health benefits, bonuses, company-sponsored family events, competitive pay, and much more.

Northwest Cosmetic Labs (NCL) was founded in 1995 in a small, rented office located near Channing Way in Idaho Falls. NCL, in its 21 years of business, has become a powerhouse in the cosmetic manufacturing arena, working with some of today's top prestigious cosmetic brands. NCL is known for their unique process that brings a concept to customers. This process, dubbed the Cosmovation Process™, infuses innovation into every step, helping to successfully bring cosmetics into the hands of the customer.

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Northwest Cosmetic Labs

200 Technology Drive

Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401

P: 208.522.6723