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Shipping and Receiving Lead in Fullerton, CA at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number
SHIPP01113
Title
Shipping and Receiving Lead
City
Fullerton
State

Description
The Shipping/Receiving Lead is  provides supervisory and technical guidance and assistance as the resident expert for troubleshooting and training. Participate in performance metrics and tracking, provide input regarding employee performance.  Drive continuous improvement efforts, and lead sustainment.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide input and assistance to employees and management team on technical issues, problems and potential resolution(s) in a timely manner
  • Help associates understand technical and mechanical trouble-shooting
  • Teach associates tools and techniques to increase technical and mechanical knowledge and familiarity to enable them to successfully resolve shipping and recieving problems
  • Helps Resolve employee relations issues with the assistance of the management and HR staff.
  • Conduct training on subjects such as safety, SOPs, and standard work.  Follow up to ensure it’s being followed.
  • Participate in Root Cause Countermeasure activities to identify areas where improvement is needed and put a plan in motion to address those areas
  • Cascade critical information such as new techniques, procedures, practices, and guidelines to appropriate individuals
  • Able to learn company specialized software and perform tasks within the system
  • Receives, inventories and distributes raw material and supplies used in the production operations.
  • Looks for alternative means to fulfill the requirements of a production job when the requested materials are not available
  • Verifies clerical computations against physical count of stock and adjusts erros in computation or count, or investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies.
  • Weighs, bands, and/or shrink-wraps orders or other items for shipment.
  • Restocks finished goods from production, pulling finished goods from stock for shipment.
  • Checks shipments; labels and makes packing list and applies as necessary.
  • Stacks boxes and cores and stocks items received in appropriate areas.
  • Following 6S: labels items for easy identification, keeps warehouse clean and organized, etc.
  • Maintains Kan Ban programs
  • Performs semi-annual physical inventory.
  • Ship miscellaneous items, dies, material etc.
  • Receive and deliver UPS/FED EX.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Keep skid and carton area clean and organized, replenishing or remving items as necessary.
  • Able to learn inventory process for staging areas, Work in Progress, Kan Ban items and finished goods
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required or assigned by supervisor
 
Duties may be changed or additional duties assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  At least one year of lead experience in a shipping department preferred. Three to five years years of shipping/receiving or warehouse experience preferred. 
 
Preferred Skills:
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and coordinate priorities simultaneously; good time management, planning and organizing skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to facilitate conversations with co-workers, management, sales, and/or vendors.
  • Promote a working environment that encourages employee involvement to achieve operational excellence.
  • Ability to make independent and sound decisions based on available information.
  • Experience with critical thinking, creative problem solving and strong influential skills is highly desired.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn company specialized software programs
  • Must be a team-oriented employee with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible in relations with others and able to adjust to continuous change.
  • Able to lift up to 40 lbs. May be required to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts.
  • Experience working with computerized inventory systems preferred.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, demanding business environment.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Able to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions in English, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Strong initiative, problem solving and resourcefulness
 
Physical Demands:
Works in a manufacturing environment and will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in a manufacturing setting.  May, on a continuous basis, stand for a long period of time and stoop and kneel frequently.  Some walking and lifting and/or move up to 40 lbs. may be required.  Vision: close vision, distance and color vision to distinguish color variations, peripheral and depth perception as well as the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually medium to loud.  Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Must be able to work overtime as required by workload and customer mandated deadlines. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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