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Logistics Team Lead

St.Charles, IL 60174

Posted: 04/15/2024 Job Number: ML23500226 Pay Rate: $21 / hour

Job Description

SURESTAFF is immediately hiring for a Logistics Team Lead for a large distribution center located in St. Charles, IL. The Logistics Team Lead will supervise daily operations of the warehouse including receiving incoming shipments, sorting & transferring materials, and preparing shipments for outbound delivery.    The successful applicant will maintain display high levels of professionalism, lead and develop a team of warehouse associates, and maintain constant communication with warehouse leadership at all times. This person will work together with other departments and management to maximize productivity in the facility, ensure associates receive proper training and mentorship, and manage hiring/scheduling to ensure that team is properly staffed at all times.  SURESTAFF is invested in their team members!  All temp-to-hire employees are offered competitive compensation ($21/hr) as well as a benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, and vision).   Available shifts include:1st shift Responsibilities of the Logistics Team Lead:  
  • Lead both outgoing and incoming shipping activities to meet shareholder expectations.
  • Responsible for packing, posting, weight, and shipping charges as applies to each item to be shipped out. 
  • Responsible for compiling a list of unfulfilled orders for future reference. 
  • Decide the load limit of each truck used in the loading and delivery process. 
  • Read shipping notices, invoices, orders, and other documents to determine priorities and shipping methods that are needed to meet schedules. 
  • Notify maintenance unit or contact external service providers in the case of defects on materials for repairs. 
  • Carry out regular inventory cycle counts of supplied materials. 
  • Ensure the availability of stock to reduce shortages. 
  • Support the simplification and standardization of processes in a bid to enhance effectiveness.
 Preferred Qualifications of the Logistics Team Lead:  
  • 3+ years’ experience in a distribution, cargo, warehouse, etc. 
  • General knowledge of shipping, receiving, and inventory control functions
  • Previous leadership experience in warehouse environment.  
  • Proven track record of effective problem-solving. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Strong time management of self and others.
Founded in 1998, Surestaff operates 39 branch offices and 24 workforce onsite solutions in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Michigan, Florida, Ohio, and Georgia; with an estimated 2023 revenue of $295 million, it was recently named one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).Surestaff specializes in light industrial staffing serving logistics, manufacturing, distribution, and production clients. It offers temp, temp-perm, direct hire, and onsite workforce solutions. The company has been named five times to Crain’s Business as one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held companies in Chicago. Surestaff is a portfolio partner company of Austin, TX-based private-equity group Owner Resource Group (ORG).

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