20 days old

Warehouse Lead

Mars Incorporated
Columbia, SC 29201
  • Job Code
    R49396
Job Description

The Warehouse Lead is a core position that will be responsible for leading the coordination effort for such activities as safety, sanitation, quality, manufacturing and customer service performance, product storage, inventory accuracy, and implementation and support of lean initiatives. The Warehouse Lead will drive performance standards in coaching and development of warehouse associates. The result should be quality pet food that meets or exceeds all quality specifications set by Mars Petcare in the amount and schedule indicated by business needs.

What are we looking for?

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Basic math, reading and writing skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • High School Diploma/ GED or 2 years of manufacturing experience in lieu of education.
  • Housekeeping skills and knowledge of GMP's.
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability and willingness to develop and manage self, demonstrate self-directed workgroup leadership, and contribute to efficiency, quality, and cost optimization with minimal supervision and a positive attitude.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to operate forklifts in a safe manner.
  • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high and/or confined spaces and have full mobility with the ability to climb ladders and stairs.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Understand and operate warehouse under the Mars Personal Safety and Food Safety parameters.
  • Utilize technical skills and/or support to achieve desired performance levels.
  • Drive warehouse team to meet and exceed business metrics (OS&D's, OTR, Fill Rate, Complete, etc).
  • Improve operations through individual and group problem solving and provide leadership in solving problems on the floor and in meetings.
  • Ability to use warehouse management systems (Red Prairie, Rebus, JDA, SAP, etc).
  • Able to quickly troubleshoot and address reliability issues in the warehouse.
  • Strong in goal setting and measuring the performance of associates and teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team participation skills.
  • Coordinate area activities in such a way as to minimize waste, demurrage (cost) and ensure continuous plant operations.
  • Responsible for all Inbound Packaging and Inbound Product.
  • Responsible for validating shipments and storing packaging properly.
  • Ability to receive material receipts in SAP.
  • Willing to actively address food safety and quality concerns
  • Accountable for proper filing of paperwork.
  • Responsible for Yard Management
  • Verifies the accuracy of trailer numbers on the outbound Bills of Ladings.
  • Verifies that the driver has pulled the correct trailer for his scheduled destination.
  • Spotter control
  • Maintain inventory accuracy of Finished Goods
  • Responsible for validating raw ingredient shipments
  • Handle and manage return trailers
  • Manage finished goods BOL's and seals
  • Door management

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we're striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.






Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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