Shipping/Receiving Lead Hand

Job Summary

The Lead Hand organizes and monitors the receiving, shipping, storage and distribution of all items received either from suppliers, vendors and/or the Manufacturing Department. The incumbent will ensure a smooth and consistent operation so parts and supplies are located and distributed in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer requirements.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversees and participates in the loading and unloading of deliveries/incoming shipments and problem solves for any cases of missing documents, shipments and deliveries, and communicates respective information to all internal departments/employees as required.
  • Follows standard warehousing operations/practices with respect to all equipment, procedures/processes to achieve documented Logistic management goals improving customer service levels while streamlining warehousing activities.
  • Oversees daily routes/schedules of shipments and deliveries.
  • Communicates with 3rd party carriers related to transportation or material handling.
  • Participates in cycle-counting program to ensure accuracy of inventory levels.
  • Provides training to all employees on warehousing, shipping and receiving policy and procedures.
  • Ensures Quality Assurance processes/policies are maintained as they relate to functional processes within the scope of receiving, inbound inspection material storage and disposition.
  • Ensures that health and safety programs are supported and enforced in a manner that safeguards the protection of staff and promotes prompt responses to health and safety concerns or incidents.
  • Fosters and maintains a continuous improvement environment through communication, teamwork and development of all employees.
  • Records data in support of KPI’s around the Department’s Continuous Improvement and Cycle Time reduction activities/objectives.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be amended from time to time in order to support efficient company operations.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 7 years of experience in shipping/receiving, warehousing and inventory control in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment; experience in LTL and domestic and international parcel shipping preferred
  • 5 years of Lead Hand experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of warehouse operations including understanding planning, shipping, warehouse management and inventory systems
  • Proactive and mature style with proven success in achieving results
  • Knowledge of internal control systems and procedures
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation including health and safety
  • Knowledge of Lead Hand practices and principles
  • Experience gained in a continuous improvement or re-engineering setting
  • Extensive skills in conducting investigations and gathering information
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Understanding point of entry and duty principles for border crossing (HS codes, Duty draw back)
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask and find solutions
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Valid Forklift Licence (Raymond Reach; Counterbalanced Forklift)

We Offer Employees

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Employee Benefits Program
  • Professional Development and Growth opportunities

Spectrum Manufacturing is looking for individuals who are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is rapidly growing and shaping the future. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and covering letter outlining your compensation expectations.

Spectrum is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted or alternatively you may contact Human Resources.

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