SpartanNash Lead, Warehouse-Receiving in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

At SpartanNash, relationships matter and working on the Supply Chain/Distribution team isn’t just about how we serve our customers, it’s about how we treat our associates. We want you to feel valued as an individual and as part of our team. Our culture is vibrant and associates want to stay here because we have good people. It’s not unusual to see longevity of 25+ years at our facilities. We share a sense of pride and are excited to contribute to the company’s prosperity.

Position Summary

Responsible to lead and assist with coordinating warehouse functions such as selecting, receiving, shipping, inventory, etc. as assigned and ensuring shift responsibilities are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Provides on-the-job training to associates as necessary.

Minimum Requirements

Degrees

High School Diploma (Preferred)

Job Experience

One year warehouse/distribution experience.

Must be certified, or willing to obtain and maintain certification, on all required powered industrial equipment such as forklift, electric pallet jack, long-tongued electric pallet jack and high-extender high lift.

Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation in the conditions specified for 8 - 10 hour shifts. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and evening hours, and overtime as assigned.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Lead and assist with coordinating warehouse functions such as selecting, receiving, shipping, inventory, etc. as assigned. Move or otherwise handle cases, boxes, bags, and/or pallets of dry groceries, frozen foods, dairy products, produce, poultry, fish, beef, pork and/or tobacco products and related products as identified on order forms, in the quantities specified.

Work with associates to ensure selection, receiving, shipping and/or storage of products is completed in an accurate and timely manner. Lead shift workflow; assign work to associates and review for accuracy, efficiency and compliance to operational and safety policies and procedures. Assist with resolving issues, with associates and/or customers, which may arise during the shift.

Provide on-the-job training to associates within assigned area(s) on the responsibilities of the position to ensure accurate processes and methods are followed and train on the proper use of equipment.

Review paperwork (i.e., product orders, receiving/unloading, shipping, etc.) for accuracy of information and to ensure compliance with established procedures.

Work with Warehouse Supervisors to prepare shift work schedules, lead and expedite workflow processes, establish processes and procedures, and implement and/or train on new procedures.

Provide feedback of work performance to Warehouse Supervisor as appropriate.

Operate power industrial equipment such as a forklift, long-tongued electric pallet jack, high-extender high-lift and other moving equipment (i.e., walkers).

Lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently and products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally, while ensuring and maintaining a safe work environment.

Maintain a clean and safe work environment by properly disposing of pallet boards, wood chips, and other trash, etc. and ensuring any spills are cleaned up quickly and according to safety guidelines.

Conduct inspections of powered industrial equipment as required, using a safety checklist, to ensure such equipment is in good working order.

Report damaged product and quality issues and notify supervisor of out-of-stock or low volume product(s).

Participate in product selection, put-away and rotation of products and perform other duties as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Must be able to follow verbal (oral) and written instructions. Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize. Ability to provide work direction and training to others and solve problems. Good computer skills in Excel and Word and knowledge of warehouse systems.

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced warehouse operation. Able to safely operate warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks and other material handling/industrial equipment. Must follow safe working practices in accordance with Company safety policies and practices. Ability to work in multi-temperature areas as assigned (e.g. freezer, coolers, dry conditions).

Must report for work regularly and on time, as scheduled. Must be able to take direction from supervisor(s) and works well with others. Must work well under pressure, and is able to organize and prioritize work assignments, and meet established deadlines. Must perform assigned tasks accurately and completely. Must be flexible and able to handle changes in work requirements productively.

Physical Requirement

The physical 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.

Must frequently sit, walk and stand; use hands to handle, grasp, and twist objects, tools, or controls; and use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls. Must frequently walk, talk, crouch, kneel, bend, stoop, twist, and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to step up and down on power equipment and climb a ladder repetitively. Must be able to hear and see within normal range with or without corrective devices. Must lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently; ability to lift products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally with assistance as needed; product weight varies by assignment, distribution center products, etc.

While performing the duties of this position, employees are subject to a warehouse environment and frequently exposed to changes in temperature and humidity (-20- to 105-). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and night hours, and overtime as necessary and as assigned, and must be able to work in the conditions specified for 8 - 10 hour shifts.

Equipment

Order selection computer system(s) and Power industrial equipment.