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Warehouse Worker Lead (Cordova) in Memphis, TN at Bunzl Distribution

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Memphis, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    8/29/2018

Job Description

The primary role of the Receiving Lead is to oversee all daily receiving activities in the warehouse and be able to work where needed in order to complete the demands of the day. The Lead Warehouse Worker will assist warehouse staff in the timely and accurate receipt of inventory from domestic and international sources. The lead will also direct the necessary daily activities to ensure a safe working environment for all employees. In addition, the lead will organize and focus on improved productivity levels in a manner that stresses effectiveness by improving processes as well as the efficiencies of department team members.

Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future. 

At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.    

Responsibilities:

  • Delegate workload to individual warehouse associates
  • Schedule, verify and check-in all inbound shipments
  • Receiving and scheduling deliveries
  • Maintain receiving logs and records
  • Warehouse management system a plus
  • Participate in physical inventories
  • Maintain a productive work environment
  • Analyze and run reports to promote production
  • Provide a professional environment with relation to fellow team members, other department members and external customers
  • Direct the necessary daily activities to ensure a safe working environment for all employees
  • Organize and focus on improved productivity levels in a manner that stresses effectiveness by improving processes as well as the efficiencies of department team members
  • Ensure company policies are communicated, applied and enforced (i.e. operational, safety, administrative, etc.)
  • Other duties as required and as assigned by Manager

 Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 2-3 year’s experience in warehousing required; previous lead experience preferred
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (occasionally between 60-75 lbs.) with or without reasonable accommodation for an entire shift)
  • Ability to drive a forklift when needed. Must be able to work regularly at a height of up to 26 feet above the ground (with provided safety equipment/processes/training)
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi task
  • Possess excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Capacity to effectively plan workload and staff assignments
  • Basic computer/data entry skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to delegate tasks and work well with others

 So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion.  Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.  Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.  

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