Lead, Material Handling (Melrose Park)

Pay: $15/hr. with a $0.25 increase at 90 days and $1 increase at 1 year.

Hours: 4pm - midnight

The Material Handling Lead is responsible for supporting overall leadership of inbound and outbound functions. This position ensures quality and productivity goals and standards are achieved.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies, researches and solves problems and irregularities as they arise
  • Drives a lift truck
  • Develops associates
  • Communicates and prepares feedback to the Assistant Manager and Manager on the performance of associates
  • Assists with input on support associates' performance reviews (annual and mid-year)
  • Maintains department quality and productivity metrics
  • Attends management meetings
  • Participates in daily activities of shipping and receiving as needed
  • Supports inventory management
  • Assures efficient operations of all parts functions, including bin maintenance and cycle counts
  • Dispositions non-conformances in the system, and ensures status is updated
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to lead others to deliver business results
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work productively and effectively when faced with stressful situations, including maintaining effective interactions with

others

  • Ability to work well with others in a group, cooperate with others, offer to help when needed and foster a team climate that brings

out the best in team members

  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships with others to get the job done and deliver high performance results
  • Ability to generate alternative solutions when faced with a problem, and to evaluate the consequences of choosing each

alternative and select the most promising

  • Ability to apply appropriate use of safety procedures and equipment to protect the Company and customer assets, including

personal protective equipment (i.e., back belt, safety glasses)

  • Ability to work in a Distribution Center or Warehouse environment (non-air conditioned and limited heat)
  • Ability to work variable and flexible hours, including overtime
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Proficient skill in using computer systems and standard software applications
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Proficient analytical and quantitative skills
  • Detail oriented and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to be open to change, and effectively implement change quickly
  • Ability to frequently lift, carry, push, or pull up to 10 lbs.; occasionally up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently bend, reach outward, walk, and sit; and occasionally squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, crawl, reach above

shoulder, handle and finger objects, stand, and type using a keyboard

  • Ability to drive an automatic vehicle

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18 years of age or older

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet.


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Sears Holdings is a major retailer in the United States and Canada with over 2,500 retail stores across North America—including Sears, Kmart, and subsidiary stores. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer and provider of home services, as well as a sales leader in tools, lawn and garden products, fitness equipment, apparel, and home goods.


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