Distribution Lead - Whitestown, IN - Morales Group

Distribution Center Lead in Whitestown, IN


  • Lead a team of employees and schedule resources according to the expected workload
  • Work closely with other DC Leads and DC Supervisors to successfully manage daily workload
  • Collaborates with DC Supervisor to identify areas of opportunity within the department (including performance gaps, changes in team morale, process improvement opportunities, etc.)
  • Ensure all employees within the department have the tools and resources needed to succeed in their daily job
  • Coordinate with other DC Leads on daily operations workload; shift labor to other departments as needed
  • Act as a coach to DC Warehouse Associates and play a hands-on roll in their development
  • Actively involved in internal company communication and filters relevant information to team regularly
  • Ensure teams are aware of daily/weekly priorities and that all tasks are completed timely and accurately
  • Work with DC Supervisor team to recommend and assist in implementing process improvements
  • Keep DC Supervisors informed about discrepancies that could impact FTZ compliance through all inbound and outbound operations
  • Act as subject matter expert for Softeon (WMS) and provide additional training when necessary
  • Ensure employees are following safety procedures while conducting duties
  • Engages in and leads training, team building, meetings, and personal development
  • Coach employees to ensure performance meets/exceeds standards (including production standards, attendance, etc.)
  • Counsel employees to ensure behaviors model values
  • Prepare and deliver annual performance reviews
  • Ensure efficient, effective and safe operations at all times
  • Special projects as needed


  • High School Diploma, required (but Associate’s degree or equivalent experience a plus)
  • 3+ years of warehouse experience; 1+ years lead experience in a distribution setting, required
  • Experience with WMS systems; Softeon a plus
  • Computer proficiency: MS Office Suite, Outlook and internet required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with adverse situations positively.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of the organization, Be a team player.
  • Ability to inspire and guide your staff to get the job done by bringing out the best in others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced warehouse
  • Forklift experience, required
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time – up to 8 hours/day
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. occasionally, and 70 lbs. seldom, required
  • Proficient with bar code scanners

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$18.00 to $18.85 /year

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