Kettle Cuisine

Shipping Lead

  • Location:   Lynn, MA
  • Position Type:   Full Time

 

JOB SUMMARY

Ensure continuous and efficient operation of the established receiving and put-away process, as well as all subsequent inventory transactions. Supervises and manages daily operation of all Shipping workers.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pick / Stage and load out customer orders.
  • Maintain, invoice and generate accurate paperwork for customer orders
  • Coordinate items available for pickup with 3rd party carriers
  • Perform cycle counts to maintain inventory accuracy
  • Adhere to safe working practices at all times
  • Perform daily checks of area for non-compliance and report them to your manager
  • Perform accurate and timely completion of required documentation to enable clear traceability
  • Ensure clean and tidy work areas at all times
  • Plan ahead all activities to reduce downtime
  • Load vehicles timely, accurately and efficiently, when needed
  • Organize and prioritize pick-order for the night
  • Manage ERP system transactions.
  • Communicate and update all relevant parties of any issues or changes
  • Take active lead with new employees and temporary labor
  • Encourage colleagues to challenge the status quo and drive continuous improvement
  • Take instructions from supervisors.
  • Communicate an end of shift breakdown / Hand-off to the next shift
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Works with little supervision, but work is reviewed. Exercises discretion within area of responsibility.
  • Recommends actions and alternatives to supervisor and others.
  • Receives customer questions and responds within prescribed areas of knowledge.
  • Position makes indirect contribution to efforts that generate moderate levels of revenue.
  • Decisions or actions may have a moderate impact on other departments and/or external relationships of the organization. Errors are usually detected after the fact and may result in moderate interruption and

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates staffing or scheduling of others, but is not responsible for performance management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

SKILL REQUIRED

 

  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Requires one - three years of manufacturing experience in the food industry
  • On-the-job training of 3-6 months.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office programs, specifically Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be able to perform data entry, format documents and create advanced templates.
  • 3 Years of manufacturing experience,
  • 3 Years of experience with inventory control
  • Experience working in temperature controlled settings
  • Experience with perishable items
  • Proven track record in safe working practices

PREFERRED SKILLS

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to operate a pallet jack / fork lift
  • Able to interact and communicate with the supervisors and team members
  • Excellent interpersonal skills needed for working in a team environment
  • Goal oriented & well organized
  • Ability to work all scheduled shifts, on time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management
  • Problem solving
  • Planning and organizing
  • Mathematical skills
  • Bi-lingual preferred

REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Shipping Lead encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands/Efforts

  • Work requires continuous physical exertion including lifting of objects weighing up to 40 pounds.

Mental & Visual Demands

  • Work performed by this position requires moderate mental concentration to effectively execute moderately complex tasks.
  • Work requires continuous visual effort for extended periods of time.
  • Work Environment and Hazards
  • Employee works in a manufacturing setting with frequent exposure to heat/cold, dust, noise or other factors that may require protective equipment and still pose a hazard.
  • This position has regular exposure to hazards that could result in injury and loss of time at work.
  • Travel is not required for this position.

 

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