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Lead Warehouse Worker - 2nd Shift

Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Joliet
Posted on: July 2, 2024

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. Work Schedule: 2:30pm - 11:00pm, M-F, $22/h 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 • Sorts and places parts in racks or other designated areas • Stacks cardboard boxes and pallets • Move materials within the warehouse • Electronically scan products using a warehouse management system • Quality control • Complete daily logs • Communicate with associates from other shifts • 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 • Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed • Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards • Uses computer to enter records • 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. Job Category: Warehouse Job Family: Warehouse Address: 4000 Rock Creek Blvd Suite B Primary Location: US-IL-Joliet Employer: Penske Logistics LLC Req ID: 2408637 Date posted: 07/01/2024

Keywords: Penske Logistics, Joliet , Lead Warehouse Worker - 2nd Shift, Professions , Joliet, Illinois

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