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Building Lead

Allentown, PA

The mission of the lead is to ensure that the basic materials, equipment and supplies are provided and that training is complete in order to fulfill safely WSI’s mission of meeting customer service expectations on the shipment and receipt of product.

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Duties and Responsibilities

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Overseeing/Assisting in maintaining, receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by coordinating, enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies / procedures.
  • Maintains communication with the warehouse employees by working with, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees as necessary.
  • Ensures warehouse operational requirements are complete by checking on the schedules and specific assignments of employees; and following up on work results as needed.
  • Need to show good customer relation skills and be able to work with different types of cultures and personalities.
  • Need to be safety minded, be able to work under pressure, and meet changing deadlines.
  • Cultivates and helps to build the LEAN culture as WSI begins the journey through process improvements and measurements.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficient reading and writing skills, literate in Word and Excel
  • Basic math skills (ability to mentally perform basic calculation)
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team environment
  • Ability to follow instructions and follow through on assigned tasks / responsibilities as assigned by upper management
  • Willingness to accept additional assignments

Physical Capabilities

  • Ability to safely lift 60 pounds
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time through very hot/cold temperatures
  • Ability to repetitively twist or turn to drive in reverse
  • Ability to turn steering wheel on forklift requiring full rotation of arms and shoulders
  • Ability to climb, kneel, stoop, and squat

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