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Shipping Receiving Lead

Chicago, IL 60632

Posted: 07/11/2024 Industry: Skilled Labor Job Number: OH141137168395 Pay Rate: $24.00 / hour

Job Description

SURESTAFF is immediately hiring for a Shipping & Receiving Lead for a large distribution center located in East Chicago, IL.  The Shipping Receiving  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.   The Warehouse Lead will be required to meet key performance metrics as well as manage team to hit KPIs.   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 $22-$24 as well as a benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, and vision).   Available shifts include 1st and 2nd shift available $22-$24 an hour Must be able to work weekends, holidays and different shifts as needed. Responsibilities of the Warehouse Lead:  
  • Responsible for the fulfillment inbound, outbound, and transfer operations warehouse.
  • Assist Management in leading warehouse team and provide feedback to managers for evaluations. 
  • Coordinates with material handlers, forklift drivers, and others to ensure their time is utilized effectively. 
  • Oversee work of others to ensure orders are received, pulled, and processed correctly. 
  • This is a hands-on position.   Lead is expected to be an independent contributor. 
 Preferred Qualifications of the Warehouse Lead:  
  • 3+ years’ experience in a distribution, cargo, warehouse, etc. 
  • 1 year of shipping, receiving, and inventory control functions
  • 1 year leadership(lead/manager) experience in warehouse environment.  
  • Proven track record of effective problem-solving. 
  • MS Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Strong time management of self and others.
 About SURESTAFF:
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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