Inbound (Receiving) Team Lead
The Inbound Team Lead will be responsible for leading inbound team members with efficiency and ensuring Inbound meets company goals. The Inbound Team Lead will work with the warehouse manager to effectively manage the Inbound Department by applying Lean Six Sigma methodology in the warehouse environment. Efficiently and accurately coordinates, prioritizes, and receives purchase orders daily. Actively manages inventory, inventory discrepancies, and maintains bin prioritization system. Manages and maintains KPI numbers. Reports issues and areas of improvement to Warehouse Manager in an effective, solution-based manner. Maintains and promotes a high level of accuracy and productivity.
- Provide guidance and support to Inbound team members.
- Verify, count, and assign UPC codes to inbound products.
- Bin (stock) inbound products once received.
- Bin location assignment, maintenance, and optimization.
- Restock Go-Backs.
- Solve problem picks.
- Support picking, packing, down stocking, double clicks, and manifesting.
- Perform weekly cycle counts.
- Find and correct inventory discrepancies occurring on daily basis (not during cycle count).
- Help develop and maintain Inventory/receiving KPI numbers.
- Provide an environment of support and teamwork to achieve common goals.
- Conduct opening and closing building procedures.
- Complete other duties as assigned.
- Stand- remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a workstation without moving about 98% of the time.
- Walking- moving about on foot as needed.
- Lifting- raising or lowering an object from one level to another. This includes upward pulling of approximately 5 lbs. 75 lbs.
- Carrying- transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder.
- Pushing- exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force.
- Pulling- exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force.
- Climbing- ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles using feet and legs or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
- Balancing- maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching.
- Stooping/Crouching- bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
- Kneeling- bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
- Reaching- extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Handling- seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand for picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
- Feeling- perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
- Talking- expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
- Hearing- perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.
- Close Vision - Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
- Far Vision - Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more.
- Depth Perception- Three-dimensional vision. Ability to judge distances and spatial relationships to see objects where and as they are.
- Visual Accommodation- adjustment of the lens of the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This factor is required when doing near-point work at varying distances from the eye.
- Color Vision- ability to identify and distinguish colors.
- Field of Vision- observing an area that can be seen up and down or to right or left while eyes are fixed on a given point.
- Exposure to weather (extreme cold; extreme heat; atmospheric conditions wet and/or humid).
- High moving mechanical parts (pallet jacks and electric forklift).
Skills/Abilities We Look For
- Adaptability- demonstrates flexibility with change.
- Organization- effectively balances conflicting priorities to manage workflow, ensure completion of essential projects, and meets critical deadlines.
- Proactive Anticipation of Needs- utilizes analytical skills and broad understanding of the business to effectively address problems and acts to prevent them.
- Communication- listens to understand the needs; speaks with confidence using clear and concise language, produces well-thought-out professional correspondence that is free from grammatical and spelling errors.
- Service-Oriented- interacts professionally with leaders, customers, vendors, and team members. Promptly responds to requests with accuracy and a courteous demeanor.
- Team Player- works as a competent member of the team, willing to support others.
- Computer/Technical Savvy- Proficient in using standard office equipment. Demonstrates advanced proficiency by adapting to new technology and easily acquiring new technical skills.
- Judgment- exhibits sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction. Swiftly refers problems/issues to the appropriate person when necessary.
- Initiative- works effectively while asking for direction when needed.
- High School diploma required.
- Forklift/Order Picker Certifications.
- Strong leadership skills.
- 3-5 Years of experience working in a warehouse environment
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to multi-task.
- 2-5 Years of experience managing a team.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, in particular, Excel.
- Lean or Six Sigma experience is desired and considered a plus.
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