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Shipping and Receiving Lead

Chicago, IL 60617

Posted: 02/23/2024 Industry: General Labor Job Number: KM6962370212 Pay Rate: $24 / hour

Job Description

SURESTAFF excited to announce that we are immediately hiring Shipping and Receiving Lead for a large, well-known client in Chicago, IL. This is a temp to hire position. The Shipping & Receiving Lead is responsible for leading the department in ensuring that all shipments are properly received, and all documentation is verified  What you’ll do: 
  1. Lead, motivate and direct employees using effective performance management techniques, including establishing expectations and goals, providing recognition and feedback, and addressing performance problems.
  2. Reviews shipments orders, stage and assigns tasks to appropriate personnel.
  3. Work with supervisor to review the schedule to establish a plan for the evening shift.
  4. Solves day-to-day problems regarding Shipping/Receiving services.
  5. Greet and assist visitors/drivers in a timely and friendly manner.
  6. Coordinate with warehouse and transportation to ensure timely and accurate preparation of shipping and receiving documents.
  7. Receives, counts, and logs cash received by carriers if applicable.
  8. Maintain WMS Scheduler, hard copy schedules, and updates visual aids for traffic flow.
  9. Verify paperwork with and releases drivers once paperwork is completed.
  10. Completes receipts including pallets for loads.
  11. Verify product and product count to ensure accuracy of data entered in computer.
  12. Arrange outbound pick-up appointments for carriers and customer pickups.
  13. Call carriers for late and/or no-show trucks and reschedule appointments as necessary.
  14. Follows HACCP and SQF requirements for food quality and safety.
  15. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Skills:
  1. At least 1 year Shipping & Receiving experience.
  2. 1 year managing others required.
  3. Must have strong computer skills.
  4. Must have basic math skills.
  5. Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  6. Strong Interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  7. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  8. Great attention to detail.
  9. Must be a team player. 
  10. Willing to work weekends, holidays or different shifts when needed to ensure the business is operational 24/7.
  11. SURESTAFF is invested in their team members!  All temp-to-hire employees are offered competitive compensation as well as a benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, and vision). 
  12. About SURESTAFF:
       SURESTAFF is the leading provider of light industrial, logistics, general labor, skilled trades, manufacturing, and distribution labor in the Chicagoland area with 23 local branches. SURESTAFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we follow CDC and Illinois Dept of Health guidelines for everyone’s safety and health.

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