Lead Warehouse Associate

Distribution Bolingbrook, Illinois Bolingbrook, Alaska


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties as assigned):
• Responsible for scheduling of work within the assigned team and area. Creates work documents for picking, moving, and shipping of merchandise. Maintains records and assignment lists of tasks performed throughout the day to minimize down-time and to create a record for accountability. Reconciles completed work for administrative completeness and processes final documents in assigned area(s). Keeps records of work performed vs. time to create comparative metrics.
• Maintains a constant dock presence inspecting work in progress. Works alongside warehouse staff often performing the identical tasks while evaluating and demonstrating proper techniques and disciplines. May on any given day perform the tasks of 'other' warehouse areas working in combination with other Leads or Supervision.
• May have key and security access. May oversee the building at times. Responsible for maintaining security and following RDC procedures for security access.
• Maximizes productivity of personnel by proper training of new staff or those that are revealed to need additional training.

RDCs may have zero to as many as five people in this role depending on RDC size and complexity. Sub-areas include the Delivery process, receiving, Inventory/returns/repairs, and other unique areas like the non-RDC/fabric sets area present in one building. Buildings may have a stronger delineation depending on the number of people in this role but in almost every case there will be inter-play between assigned areas, especially to support rotating days off or weekends.Each of these people/departments will be assessed by the overall efficiency and minimal negative effects on customer accommodation and inventory.

• High School Diploma or GED with 0-2 years of relevant experience
• Forklift Operator Certification
• Travel Required: None

• Experience with performing at a Leadership level (no matter how small) is preferred and a distinct advantage. This position is not a Supervisor and does not have hiring or correction authority. The interest and ability to learn and utilize the depth of RMS is mandatory.


Nearly continuously to hear, listen and talking. Often required to sit, repetitive hand motion, standing and walking. Sometimes required to bend, stoop, climb stairs, climb ladders, kneel, squat, crouch, crawl, balance, reach overhead, pull, push, and lift up to 350 pounds. Not required to shovel.

Communicate Transparently
Lead the Team
Impact and Influence
Deliver Results
Coach and Develop

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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