Lead Warehouse Worker - Forklift Operator
Location:
Logan Township , New Jersey
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
1712453
Position Summary:
Penske Logistics is looking for warehouse associates to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant, outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment. Provides support and some supervision to regular and temporary warehouse associate functions. Works closely with Operations Supervisors to ensure employee productivity expectations are met. Provides a variety of responsibilities to meet the supervisors expectations.

The hours of this position will be 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Major Responsibilities:
-Assist in leading a team of 8 Warehouse Associates
-Stage and sort products for loading
-Loads and unloads trailers
-Leads & complies with Safety and Well Being efforts on assigned shift
-Opens and closes dock doors
-Maintain a clean and safe work area
-Move materials within the warehouse
-Electronically scan products using a warehouse management system
-Communicate with associates from other shifts
-Sorts and stores perishable goods in refrigerated rooms
-Operate forklifts, pallet jacks and a variety of warehouse mechanical equipment
-Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

-4 years of warehouse experience required
-2 years of inventory or materials management experience preferred
-2 years of supervisory experience preferred
-High School diploma or equivalent preferred
-Prior forklift certification preferred
-Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint preferred
-Ability to learn and use proprietary software required
-Flexible to work overtime preferred
-Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions
-Ability to lead a small team, ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexibility required, excellent with numbers, time management, and ability to execute are required.
-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally
communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

A little about us:
Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics proudly recruits and hires veterans nationwide. We’re annually listed on the Victory Media Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer list (they publish G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines). Last year, 13 percent of new hires were veterans. The company is actively hiring truck drivers, truck maintenance and logistics operations personnel. We are a leading global transportation services provider, offering full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions.

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