Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Warehouse Lead

    Job Locations US-MO-Joplin
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 2:33 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
    Any Shift
  • Overview

    Assist supervisor and oversee warehouse workers. Load and/or unload trucks. Receive, check, store, count and distribute inventory of all types in accordance with established systems, procedures and methods.


    • Assists supervisor in the management of warehouse/location operational responsibilities
    • Maintain safe and positive work environment in compliance with OSHA, company standards, and local, state and federal requirements
    • Lead the warehouse team
    • Assign job tasks according to shipping schedules
    • Work as a warehouse team member and perform tasks necessary to meet warehouse goals
    • Accurately complete all necessary paperwork
    • Manage day to day inventory levels
    • Maintain Forklift certification
    • Schedules work for specials and periodic inventories
    • Traces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends to management remedial actions to resolve discrepancies
    • Trains, supports, guides Warehouse workers
    • May be responsible for management and timely execution of daily receiving and shipping load board oversee the receipt of purchased goods verifying counts, quality and complete all required paperwork and transactions associated to this process
    • May be required to hold daily team meetings with teams to communicate any safety topics as well as any updates relevant to the area
    • Stacks and arranges product on pallets
    • Completes forklift and pallet jack inspections before each shift
    • Replenish stock while maintaining a cleaned and organized warehouse/location daily
    • Moves product in warehouse/location as necessary during reallocations of space or taking of inventory
    • Rotates product and arranges according to Julian dates or FIFO (first in first out)
    • Receives and checks against receiving documents incoming product, ensuring proper product code, quantity and condition; reports any discrepancies to the Supervisor
    • Assists in planning layout of location/warehouse/storage area
    • Operates electric forklifts and palletjacks
    • Works in and out of freezers, temperatures average 32 degrees to –25 degrees
    • General support of production


    • Prefer high school diploma or GED
    • 3-4 years of warehouse, manufacturing or production experience
    • One year of shift lead experience with sound, effective communication skills
    • Maintain forklift certification
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
    • Ability to work in production/warehouse environment with constant exposure to loud machinery
    • Ability to work in extreme temperatures, both indoors and outdoors
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment


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