Warehouse Lead

Operations Columbus, Ohio


Description


About Optimas:

Optimas is a global distributor of integrated supply chain solutions, and engineering support focused on delivering fasteners, components, industrial and safety supplies to our diverse customers around the world. Our local, on-the-ground teams understand the nuances of every community we serve. This allows us to adapt with our customers and partners as needs evolve, leveraging our footprint to remain at your side while providing a highly personalized level of service and support no matter where you find yourself around the globe.

Position overview:

This position assists the Operations Manager and Warehouse Supervisor in handling daily operations of the receiving, shipping, inventory, pick-pack, etc.

Main responsibilities:

  • Train new team members; ensure team members are following business practices.
  • Ensure compliance with safety policies and procedures.
  • Unloading of goods delivered.
  • Check that goods advised match goods rec’d, check PO for qty’s and due date.
  • Book onto the system, batch each box as required, pass samples and paperwork to Inspection.
  • Put goods away to picking or pallet locations or transfer to boxing or subcontract operations.
  • Confirm receipt of any documentation accompanying the delivery e.g. material cert, test cert. etc.
  • Repackaging of bulk product into smaller quantities to comply with the companies or customer requirements.
  • To fill boxing machine hoppers as necessary (waste management).
  • Print labels as required (batch number).
  • Move boxed goods to designated storage locations.
  • Produce dispatch notes, picking lists and labels, as necessary.
  • Resolve discrepancies noted when picking.
  • Advise line manger of potential stock outs.
  • Confirm items picked correspond to the items described on the note.
  • Pack items to ensure they remain secure and undamaged to their destination.
  • Arrange for the issue of certification as detailed on the picking note.
  • Load goods for dispatch onto transport within deadlines
  • Continually check for damaged labels and request replacements as necessary.
  • Cover for envoys as and when required, subject to relevant licenses held.
  • Assist Warehouse Supervisor with additional tasks as required.

Key Competencies:

The ideal candidate must have the following competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Results focused
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Working as part of a team
  • Problem solving

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-5 years relevant warehouse experience required.
  • Ability to read, understand and maintain records as required.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Leadership: positive attitude with ability to motivate a team.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Proficient with PC.
  • Forklift experience preferred.


Optimas' DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Policy 

Optimas strives to foster a company culture that places diversity, equity and inclusion at the forefront of our mission and values. We believe that a healthy working environment which encourages community will help us achieve our objectives to provide exceptional quality and service in global supply chain and manufacturing. Our THREAD values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Excellence, Accountability and Drive only come to life when we embrace our diverse employees and make inclusivity a priority.  

Optimas is proud of its diverse staff that span the globe. We are committed to acknowledging all our employees' perspectives and experiences, which allows us to leverage the expansive knowledge and experience of our team.