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Team Lead, Warehouse (1st Shift) - Chester NY

  • APL Logistics
  • 03/11/21
  • Chester, NY
  • 10918
  • $16.50 / Hourly
  • Full-Time

The Warehouse Team Lead assigns work to warehouse personnel, provides on the job training and feedback, champions safety awareness and ensures jobs are completed correctly and efficiently. In addition, the team lead brings excellent performers and those requiring correction to the attention of management, assists in scheduling and reporting by planning and organizing work schedules to ensure jobs are assigned correctly and efficiently.

Coordinates unloading/loading of inbound/outbound shipments in accordance with procedures, and ensures inventory controls are maintained. Provides warehouse services assigned through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Loading & Unloading, Inventory Control

Coordinate unloading/loading of inbound/outbound shipments and staging in accordance with procedures
Responsible for Inventory Control and Storage thru cycle counts and physical audits.
Provide support to team involving product damage, quality and safety issues.
Planning and Organizing

Plan and organize work schedules and ensure jobs are assigned correctly and efficiently.
Provide support for the Shipping and Receiving Clerk.
Lead employees on a team basis.
Ability to cover shift responsibilities in Supervisors absence.

Performs job functions of a Material Handler 2 or 3 as directed by the supervisor.
Provide other services such as housekeeping activities, assembling crates to contain products and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by supervisor.
Provide hands on training for associates in all tasks in the department.

Responsible for safety, sanitation and security through awareness programs, meetings, inspections and preventative measures.

Complete activity and statistical reports as assigned by supervisor.
Assist in physical inventories ensuring facility and contents are secure.
Responsible for reports to management outlining results of these essential functions.
Key Result Areas:

Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.
Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.
sition requires the incumbents performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and customer service.



High school diploma or equivalent required
1-2 years warehouse or related work experience required
2 years Fork Truck/Tow motor operational/material handling skills required
Equipment Certification required
Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures
Ability to write legibly
Must have basic math, computer and data entry skills
Ability to make decisions on customer acceptance based on past experience and fitness for use
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Ability to lead others to complete work requirements
Solid command of English, both written and verbal
Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
Must be a Team Player
Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

1-2 years of Team Lead or related work experience preferred
Spanish speaking a plus
Action Oriented
Results Driven
Teamwork - showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration
Respect - extending dignity and respect to all people
Integrity - fostering trust and a positive work environment
Innovation - bringing creativity to the workplace
Customer Focus - achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus

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