Lead Material Handler

Job TitleLead Material Handler

Job Description

Your Challenge:

We challenge you to help lead our team from good to great in order to achieve World Class goals by having a passion for success and being dedicated to perform at the highest level.

Your Responsibilities:

As the Warehouse Lead you will be responsible for performing a combination of operational tasks associated with the warehouse. These tasks include and are not limited to;

  • Accurate storing, shipping, receiving, materials handling, of products while ensuring company standards of safety, security and productivity.
  • Perform and measure accurate weekly Cycle counts.
  • Lead any requested plant physical inventories. This will include scheduling, organizing and finalizing the inventory.
  • Perform shipping duties such as shipping & scheduling packages via Fed Ex, UPS or any additional Carriers.
  • Work overtime as requested for month end closing and other occasions as needed.
  • Perform inspections on the material handling equipment.
  • Maintain daily log, reports, and records as required.
  • Perform good housekeeping practices and observes all safety rules and regulations.
  • Temporarily perform some Warehouse Supervisor responsibilities as needed.
  • Work to written and/or oral instructions of supervisor.
  • Handle order fulfillment ensuring accuracy of quantity and type.
  • Unload in-bound shipments, check and accuracy count.
  • Operate the material handling equipment in the performance of order fulfillment and/or product receiving, ensuring safe and efficient use.
  • Prepare and process warehouse and shipping documentation.
  • Perform inspections on the material handling equipment.

We are looking for:

An experienced Lead Warehouse Person that can handle typical warehouse duties along with an aspiration to lead, communicate, coach and to explore continuous improve opportunities.

  • Associates degree preferred
  • Minimum of at least 2 years of work experience in distribution center order fulfillment, shipping, receiving and materials handling as a warehouse person.
  • Experience working as lead person preferred
  • Must be able to read, count accurately, do simple math, and write legibly
  • Must be able to prioritize and multitask
  • Must be capable of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time
  • Must have the ability to lift heavy material, (50 LBS or 70 LBS) and be able to drive/operate a forklift
  • Forklift certification required
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work non-standard hours
  • Lean Manufacturing or 5S experience is a plus
  • Must be able and willing to initiate Continuous Improvement activities
  • Understanding the import/export process would be a plus
  • Prepare and process warehouse and shipping documentation and conducting inventories
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Ability to use computer based management systems and proficient with Microsoft Office.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.


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