Thermo Fisher Scientific Warehouse Group Lead in Suwanee, Georgia
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Job Title: Lead Warehouse Worker/Picking
Reports To: Tommy YOung
Group/Division: CCG Distribution Operations
Career Band: Band IV
Job Track: Hourly/Associate
Position Location: Suwanee, GA
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Day/Shift (if applicable): Day
FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Non Exempt/Associate
Relocation (if applicable) No
The group lead position will require the employee to perform daily work functions while assisting the supervisor in leading the employees in meeting the departmental productivity, quality, service and financial goals.
Responsibility for the daily distribution activities, productivity and quality within assigned department(receiving, picking, packing, shipping, inventory control).
Provide leadership and assistance with the daily operation of the department to meet all daily objectives.
Assist employees with exceptions and problem resolution to ensure high level of accuracy in department.
Coordinate with Supervisor to ensure that staffing levels are appropriate to meet department and launch time goals.
Organize and direct workflow for the department when supervisor is unavailable
Provide instructions about standard operating procedures, material handling equipment and help in resolving problems.
Train and asses temporary employees and new hires.
Assist the supervisor in maintaining a safe, injury-free work environment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skills, and/or ability. To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to complete each essential duty in a satisfactory manner and work in a team environment. Must be proficient in all aspects of distribution and departmental standard operating procedures.
A High School Diploma or GED.
General warehouse experience is preferred
Worker should have or be willing to obtain forklift certification and prior experience operating a powered industrial truck.
Preferred experience in computers and scanning equipment.
Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Must be able to work independently and posses problem solving abilities.
Ability to constantly stand and move around department required.
Frequent walking, stooping, bending and reaching required.
Regular, reliable and predictable attendance necessary for adequate scheduling and coverage.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Ability to read and write in English.
Lifts, carries, pulls and pushes up to 40 - 70 pounds frequently and 100 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
Role model leader with ability to lead with the Thermo Fisher values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
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