Warehouse Associate - Shipping Lead 2nd in Florence, AL at Books-A-Million

Date Posted: 3/21/2018

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Job Description

Job Description: 

The Shipping Lead reports directly to the Shipping Manager. Provides leadership and direction to the shipping clerks as needed. Responsible for completing the work of a shipping clerk. The Shipping Lead performs all shipping functions including but not limited to: sorting, stacking, carrying, and moving product, scanning product, and loading product onto trailers for accurate, on time delivery to customers. The Lead conducts random audits to ensure accuracy and shipping quality standards are met. The lead demonstrates behavior that supports AWBC core values.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Stacks or moves product from conveyor belts to skids. 
  • Operates shrink wrap machine according to standards.
  • Verifies shipments against manifest before they are loaded on the trucks.
  • Loads product skids on truck trailers.
  • Responsible for following all safety rules, regulations and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma preferred or equivalent.

Preferred Skills

  • Previous warehouse experience preferred.
  • Prior experience using radio-frequency scanner preferred.
  • Ability to make on the spot decisions based on training and experience.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Must Be Able To:
  • Stand for 8-12 hours.
  • Walking short distances through the department/building.
  • Use hands/arms to operate required equipment and repetitive motion activities.
  • Lift objects up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance.
  • Communicate with or without an assistive device.
  • Hear with or without an assistive device.
  • Speak in English with or without an assistive device.
  • Bend, stoop or crouch while performing daily activities of the job.
  • Reading and writing skills required.

Pass a written test and perform the skills for evaluation demonstrating PIT proficiency

Must be able to work In variable work locations.


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