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Warehouse Shipping Lead

Hebron, Kentucky

Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. That’s just what our employees are doing every single day – in order to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.

We are looking for people who are keen to try something new:

Under general supervision, the Distribution Center Lead supports the DC Leadership by ensuring customer orders are prioritized and sent out in a timely manner, regularly communicating performance goals and standards so that team members understand expectations, communicating employee performance opportunities, deficiencies, and ideas to the manager, interacting with carriers, handling freight and shipping issues, and training employees on DC procedures. Team lead will primarily work in one or more of the following areas: order control, receiving, inventory, shipping, and training.
• Develop
o Manage daily workflow of inbound/outbound activities
o Comprehensive knowledge of WMS and other related systems
o Complete end of day reports (WMS & SAP)
o Assign work to employees
o LEAN knowledge/activities and on-going operational improvement
o Efficient methods to ensure all resources, including personnel, are maximized

• Analyze
o Output of department (using Microsoft Excel and other tools)
o Time management of inbound deliveries/shipments

• Document
o Maintain Appropriate records with regards to SOP’s
o Report errors in stocking, miss picks, & miss shipments
o Provide comprehensive transfer of information between shifts.
o Enforce SOP’s and document deviations of process or personnel as needed.
o Orders for same day shipments
o Time management of shipments

• Equipment
o Ensure all equipment is maintained according to Zeiss standards.
o Document and report any deviations
o Maintain clean and safe working environments (6S compliance).

You are:

• Ability to motivate through Strong Effective leadership.
• Effective communication
• Energy and enthusiasm for production and problem solving.
• Strong initiative and follow-up skills.
• Time management skills.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
• Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., stand and walk for prolonged periods, climb, reach, crouch, operate a forklift and pallet jack, and perform repetitive movements with upper and lower extremities.
• Manual dexterity, basic math skills, and good vision are required.
• Requires two to four years’ experience in cycle counting, customer service, shipping, data entry functions, POD/tracer, receiving, order administration/control, picking, restocking, and quality control/checking.
• Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets and word processing programs, experience with SAP software, and demonstrated ability to work effectively under deadlines and varied job pressure.
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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Jaime Cunningham
jaime.cunningham@zeiss.com
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