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Warehouse Lead


Lithia Springs, GA, US

Job Family:  Supply & Logistics
Country/Region:  United States
Warehouse Lead 

Job Function Summary:

Monitors distribution operations by working to ensure that there is a constant flow of complete and correct inbound shipments, outgoing shipments, and internal record keeping by performing the following duties at the determined levels of efficiency and accuracy.


Major Areas of Accountability:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties assigned by Distribution Supervisor:


  1. Ensure full understanding and operation of the control desk, including all functions to open and close the day
  2. Monitor all incoming order work flow and ensure work is printed properly and dispersed to shipping associates
  3. Ensure all work is completed as required by daily processes, and all orders are shipped at the requested time.
  4. Ensure all trailers are being loaded/unloaded properly and all quality expectations are being met
  5. Ensure all desk functions are being followed to hit all expected metrics – fill rate, productivity, and quality
  6. Answer any questions the associates may have in reference to their picking and receiving functions
  7. Have the ability to troubleshoot and provide resolution to issues that may arise
  8. Be fully capable and able to perform shipping and receiving functions and fill in as needed
  9. Understand all replenishment needs to ensure all inventory is available for associates to complete orders
  10. Have full responsibility to lock up and secure DC after day end process is complete
  11. Prepare bills of lading for domestic shipments as needed for LTL and TL shipments
  12. Safely operate lift truck, pallet rider, W.A.V. (work assist vehicle), and/or pallet jack
  13. Proper handling of special instructions/orders
  14. Ensure a clean distribution environment for the health and safety of employees
  15. Answer emails and any communication professionally and in a timely manner with outside stakeholders to provide optimal service
  16. Assist in the training process for associates in relevant areas as needed.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have worked in the DC for a minimum of 3 years and has a full understanding of all DC functions that include 2 of the following – Samples, Receiving, and Shipping.


Must have good standing as captured by the performance review process. This includes smart goals and soft skills.


Must have shown potential for leadership skills whether in previous work experience, currently at DC, or through project completion. Must demonstrate the capability to lead and direct others.


Education And/Or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required for this position


Language Skills                            

Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and routine reports.  Ability to speak effectively and present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and employees of the operation.



Mathematical Skills                                                

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. 


Reasoning Ability                                                  

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills:

·     Basic knowledge of RF scanner system

      Basic knowledge of Enterprise One

      Desk Control Functions


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Industrial truck operators are required to attend in-house training and periodically test for license to operate the equipment.


Other Qualifications                                    


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, move, stock or transport product in cartons or on pallets. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.



Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Relationships and Contacts


Works with all departments as needed

Work with outside stakeholders and carriers






Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12,000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


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Coloplast is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) which means we employ and promote individuals based on their merits, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, status with regards to public assistance or any other protected classification.


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