Company: Land O' Lakes
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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The Warehouse Lead will work with the Warehouse Management team
to ensure all day-to-day warehouse functions are performed and
executed as required in the course and scope of warehouse
operations. The objective of the position is to assist the
Management team in the execution of processes, procedures and
initiatives, and to act as Management representatives in their
absence. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
performing system transactions, coordinating shipments and
receipts, performing cycle counts, staging and returning materials
for shipping, receiving and production, directing other associates
in the performance of their tasks and priorities in a timely,
efficient and productive manner, and all other activities and
assigned duties related to warehouse operations, inventory
management and control as needed.
Monitor and direct the associates' tasks, responsibilities,
priorities, performance and processes in assigned Warehouse
- Coordinates with all involved parties to ensure accuracy of all
inbound and outbound processes, deliveries and shipments are
followed in accordance with documented SOP.
Coordinate daily Receiving activities:
Print daily inbound report, schedule inbound orders with
suppliers/carriers, coordinate and schedule appointments for
inbound shipments with vendors and carriers.
Verify carriers sign the visitor log upon arrival, and confirm
required documentation prior to offloading, such as BOL, packing
List and COA if applicable.
Fill out the Truck Inspection Form and assign a receiving bay
Coordinate with the Warehouse Associates the unloading of the
After unloading the truck verify the accuracy of the delivery to
the BOL with the Warehouse Associate, noting any discrepancies.
Ensure notes indicating the accuracy or discrepancy of the
delivery are added to the documentation so notice can be given to
Corporate, and the carrier/supplier.
- Scan the receiving documentation to QA department for Positive
Coordinate daily Shipping activities:
Print and evaluate product shortages each morning and request
Positive Release to QA.
Print the daily Outbound report in Catalyst, create and submit a
Request for Outbound Orders.
Print the Shipping Manifest, Pick Suggest by Load, and the Print
Pick Slip (acknowledge Shorts).
Contact and schedule appointments for outbound orders with
brokers/carriers and reflect on the schedule log.
Verify the outbound carriers sign in upon arrival and validate
required Shipment Number prior to loading.
Fill out the Truck Inspection Form and assign shipping bay door.
Coordinate with a Warehouse Associate to load the truck.
When loading is complete, the BOL will print automatically after
Ensure the driver signs and dates the BOL, and make two copies,
one for the file and one for the driver.
For Canada orders, print the Commercial Invoice by Order in
Ensure the driver signs in, and record the date on the BOL.
Fill out and attach the PARS label for Livingston Form. Provide
two copies of the BOL, keeping the original of the Livingston form
for file and giving the Commercial Invoice to the driver.
Ensure all documents are scanned and sent to the Broker and the
Report the daily shipped Chep pallet count in Portfolio.
Generate in Catalyst the daily capacity report, export the file
into excel and post to SharePoint.
As needed, and at Corporate's request, re-class aged inventory
in Catalyst, confirming the re-class when finished by email.
Generate daily the Service report in excel, and post to
- Ensures Corporate, Plant and Warehouse policies, procedures and
SOPs are followed.
Participate in the quarterly Warehouse Cycle counts
Identify, investigate and resolve inventory issues/problems,
notifying management of any issues that require their engagement
Facilitate daily core inventory and returns by stocking,
cleaning, and organizing the warehouse.
- Complete stock issue counts and cycle counting on
Dry, Cold Warehouse activities:
Assist with daily oversight and operations within the
Responsible for the integrity, accuracy and control of all
Partners with the Warehouse Management team and other
Departments on product placement and improving the overall flow of
Ensure the work areas are maintained and cleaned daily.
Ensure equipment is inspected, including, but not limited to,
dock doors, receiving area, and shipping area.
Ensure all shipping documentation is accurate and properly
Process and print the daily material requirements for
Notify material replenishment of any shortages or issues in
- Allocate materials in the identified staging area for
Ensure company policies, procedures and SOPs are followed at all
Actively supports all company safety procedures and ensures
associates compliance to same.
Delegate and ensure all assignments are completed in a
consistent and high-quality manner.
Support multiple job functions as needed.
Work in an efficient manner, ensuring the team optimizes and
maximizes their productivity goals.
Available to work different shifts as needed.
Responsible for timely and effective communication to
Management, team members and other Leads on issues impacting
- Act as a representative for management in meetings.
Competencies (skills, knowledge and abilities)
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to
communicate effectively in English is required, bilingual in
Spanish is a plus.
Math and analytical skills.
Intermediate computer skills including Outlook, Excel and
Knowledge of Catalyst Receiving, Shipping and Productions
DSI receiving, shipping and production.
Demonstrated ability to identify issues and challenges to
effective warehouse operations, performance and compliance to
Demonstrated, strong leadership abilities and a willingness to
facilitate effective warehouse operations and performance
- Strong people skills, demonstrating a willingness to lead,
direct, motivate, train and assist associates as needed.
Minimum General Requirements
Demonstrated understanding of Inventory Management and Control
procedures, processes and SOPs, including activities related to
Inbound, Outbound, and Cycle Count Operations.
Intermediate computer skills including Outlook, Excel and
Ability to operate, and become certified in, powered-industrial
equipment. (Training provided in the onboarding period.)
Ability to work in and meet the minimum physical requirements of
the environment and position responsibilities.
- HS Diploma or GED
Preferred Education and Experience
High School Diploma/GED or higher preferred
1-3 years of experience working in a warehouse environment, with
emphasis on shipping and receiving operations.
- Some experience working with systems software is helpful.
Ability to travel as required.
- Please note this job description is not designed to contain a
comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that
are required of the employee for this position. Duties,
responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or
without prior notice.
Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce,
including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant
to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.
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