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Material Handler Lead

Company Name:
Con-way, Inc.
Title: Material Handler Lead
Location: North Dakota-Bismarck
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Summary:
Performs and participates in the day-to-day leadership of department processes and resources to meet organizational objectives. Promotes teamwork to perform daily functions within safety guidelines and established work procedures. Under the direction of a
supervisor
, lead a group of associates within a department or function to successfully complete assigned duties and tasks. This
position
would also provide training new associates on department processes. This position is responsible for leading a team of Material Handlers in the day to day operations of a department. The Material Handler Lead will participate and direct a team using a Lean Warehousing. This position is responsible for performing department processes and safely operating equipment to complete duties.
Essential Functions:
Material handler leads must ensure material handlers in work group are completing task timely and accurately
May provide on-the-job training to new team members
Ensure a safe working environment
Participate in start-up activities with cross functional teams
Applies a range of experience and/or skills to meet established productivity standards
Responsible for immediately reporting to management any damage noticed, including the following: freight, office equipment, forklift equipment, and building amenities
Supports management's decision to install Teamwork and Quality in all areas of the operation
Support management in the Quality Training, development and education of all associates
Assist in the security of the building
Adhere to all Site Work Rules and General Housekeeping guidelines
Must ensure customer's needs are meet (no damage product or pallets loaded on trucks)
Completes moderately complex tasks following well-defined procedures; may involve a variety of work routines
Other duties assigned by management
Scope and Accountability:
Completes moderately complex tasks following well-defined procedures; may involve a variety of work routines. Applies a range of experience and/or skills. Selects the appropriate alternatives from a variety of defined options. May provide on-the-job training to new team members.
Qualification Requirements:
Knowledge:. HS Diploma, or equivalent.
Skills:
Individual must be able to read and comprehend English to understand work instructions and must have the ability to work well with others with little supervision.
Must have experience in operating material handling equipment and using a RF gun.
Must portray personal accountability and be a positive citizen.
Must have team orientation and portray a commitment to task(s).
Warehouse Knowledge
o Material handling equipment and storage medium
o Security & Safety
Planning - Strategic and/or Tactical
Quality Management System Knowledge
o LEAN warehousing
o Systems process / orientation

computer
Skills
o Experience in Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Access
o Knowledge of ERP systems
o Experience in computer based WMS technology
Communication
Leadership
o Personal ownership and accountability
o Positive corporate citizen
Decision Making & Problem Solving
o Able to use systematic approach in decision-making
Team Orientation
o Commitment to task
Experience: 3-5 years in a warehouse environment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee
is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand or walk for extended periods of time, use hand and fingers to handle or feel tools or equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus and see color. Must be capable to understand and follow procedures for loading of trucks. The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and a warehouse environment, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office equipment and warehouse equipment. May require extended hours in order to meet customer's needs. Travel may be required to customer locations.
Work Environment: The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and a light industrial environment, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office equipment and industrial equipment.
Proud Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer of Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans
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