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Lead Warehouse Worker - 1st shift

Company: Penske
Location: Livonia
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:



Position Summary:

Penske Logistics is looking for warehouse associates to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant, outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment. Provides support and some supervision to regular and temporary warehouse associate functions. Works closely with Operations Supervisors to ensure employee productivity expectations are met. Provides a variety of responsibilities to meet the supervisors expectations.

Shift: Monday thru Thursday 5am - 3:30pm

Pay: $22.50/hour

Major Responsibilities:

Job requirements may include the following where applicable:
Stage and sort products for loading
Loads and unloads trailers
Executes & provides process & project visibility to Operations Supervisor
Expert in warehouse functions
Leads & complies with Safety and Well Being efforts on assigned shift
Opens and closes dock doors
Maintain a clean and safe work area
Sorts and places parts in racks or other designated areas
Pulling of manual dock chain
Stacks cardboard boxes and pallets
Move materials within the warehouse
Package or kit finished product for shipping (shrink wrapping, boxing, labeling)
Electronically scan products using a warehouse management system
Quality control
Ensure damaged products are sent out and identify damaged products when received
Complete daily logs
Communicate with associates from other shifts
Attach identifying tags to containers, or mark them with identifying information
Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs
Record numbers of units handled and moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets
Assemble product containers and crates, using hand tools and precut lumber
Pack containers and re-pack damaged containers
Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
Sorts and stores perishable goods in refrigerated rooms
Fills requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes items to production workers or assembly line
Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department
Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards
Uses computer to enter records
Prepares parcels for mailing
Maintains inventory records
Operate forklifts, pallet jacks and a variety of warehouse mechanical equipment (where applicable)
Operate forklifts or pallet jacks to transport stored items from warehouse to plant or to pick up items from several locations for shipment (where applicable)
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:
4 years of warehouse experience required
2 years of inventory or materials management experience preferred
2 years of supervisory experience preferred
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Prior forklift certification preferred
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint preferred
Ability to learn and use proprietary software required
Flexible to work overtime preferred
Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions
Ability to lead a small team, ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexibility required, excellent with numbers, time management, and ability to execute are required.
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

This position is designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information.
-The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate .
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The associate must be able to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms, medical codes or alarms).
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

Keywords: Penske, Livonia , Lead Warehouse Worker - 1st shift, Professions , Livonia, Michigan

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