The Team Lead provides support to the Warehouse Supervisor in the day-to-day running and operation of the warehouse. This includes the overseeing and motivating the team, the supervision of the flow of parts and control of inventory. The Team Lead leads by example and supports an environment and culture within thyssenkrupp Bilstein where the customer and safety is firmly at the center of everything that we do. This position works a 12 hour a day schedule 6:00 am to 6:00 pm on a 2-2-3 work week ( 2 days on, 2 days off and every other weekend working 3 days).Responsibilities include: Overseeing and provideing general direction for up to 20 full-time and temporary employees, and ensures they are all properly trained. Coordinating manpower to ensure needs are met in the event of an employee absence (i.e. vacation). Interpreting specifications and job orders to Material Handlers, and assigns duties. Promoting and supporting a teamwork approach to achieving goals, ensuring open and effective communication. Leading a culture of safety across the warehouse, ensuring that steps are proactively taken to ensure compliance with Company Safety requirements and investigate accidents when needed. Ensuring the development for Material Handlers through cross-training and monitoring job performance. Embracing a continuous improvement approach through effective leadership, with high levels of integrity and performance for his/herself and others. Performing as a superior role model for all associates (i.e. attendance). Ensuring implementation of 6S throughout area of responsibility. Maintaining an organized and well documented warehouse area. Assisting in maintaining the current Warehouse Management System; and Warehouse Management module in SAP. Investigating problems, finds root causes, develops solutions and reports to Warehouse Supervisor as soon as possible. Operating a stand-up forklift to assist in loading or moving materials and products. Recommending measures to improve warehouse methods, equipment performance, and Quality; and works with Warehouse Supervisor to identify and implement continuous improvement activities. Demonstrated experience leading and motivating teams in situations associated with high volumes of work and/or customer demands. This would include providing direction, coaching, and effective feedback to team members. Demonstrated understanding of inventory management strategies, as well as inventory transactions and the physical movement of inventory. Demonstrated knowledge of transportation management, inventory management, and Customer communication skills. Experience working in a warehouse environment safely operating facility material handling equipment (e.g. forklift, pallet jacks, automated storage & retrieval systems, carousel) and picking and packing equipment (e.g. scanner, scale, tape machine). Experience operating various forklifts (order filler, stand-up reach, sit down electric, scissor lift). Experience working with large ERP systems (SAP in WM module preferred). Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Demonstrates a strong customer focus along with a great work ethic and willingness to do what needs to be done (without taking shortcuts). Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple priorities and multiple tasks. Highly organized with ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Exhibits integrity through fair and ethical behaviors in all activities; maintains accountability for performance. Strong attention to detail with well-developed organizational and communication skills. Proven experience developing work processes to improve outcomes for the team/customers.It is thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources department at the Hamilton Plant. thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.In the United States, BILSTEIN of America employs approximately 750 extremely focused, driven and passionate employees in four different locations: San Diego, CA, Mooresville, NC, Troy, MI and our only North American production and headquarters facility in Hamilton, OH. This 24/7 facility uses the newest technology to assemble the majority of our shock-absorber production for three separate yet integral production groups - Original Equipment (OE), Aftermarket (AM) and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV). We work with our customers to provide the right system for the desired ride - from passive monotube shock absorbers to those that are adjustable, we have you covered for the optimal driving experience.Throughout the world, the name BILSTEIN assures our customers that they are purchasing the very latest in technology and innovation when it comes to shock absorbers. We have created solutions in balancing the needs of safety, suspension design and driving comfort for over 100 years. Part of the thyssenkrupp family of companies, our technology is unique in the way it reduces the vibrations of the vehicle springs to provide optimized road contact, ensuring the smoothest of rides.
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