warehouse team lead resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Organized professional with superior work ethic and team player attitude. Exceptional quality control and inspection abilities. Commended for honesty, hard work and positive attitude.

  • Warehouse Management-Team building and Organization
  • Manufacturing and Warehouse procedures
  • Warehouse Space Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Microsoft Word and Excel, Microsoft Office, and Workday
  • Forklift and Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Receiving and Processing Shipments
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Inventory Management
  • Damage Reports
  • Cycle Counts
  • Supply Ordering
  • Problem-Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Staff Training
  • Punctual and Dependable
  • Clear Communication
  • Self-Motivated and Disciplined
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Skills
  • Constant, driven self-improvement
Education and Training
Meadville Area Senior High School Franklin, PA, Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Watco Companies, Inc. - Warehouse Team Lead
Janesville, WI, 03/2020 - 07/2022
  • Greenville Warehouse, 3rd Shift
  • Supervised warehouse staff of 10 people, and monitored performance.
  • Provided detailed instructions for job responsibilities, safety protocols and company guidelines to new employees.
  • Developed New Standard Operating Procedures in a constantly evolving environment.
  • Increased productivity through cross-training and thorough training of both current employees and new hires.
  • Assigned employee areas, scheduled staff breaks and authorized overtime.
  • Set long-term goals and monitored day-to-day operations of warehouse.
  • Completed quarterly and yearly reviews for employees working under my responsibility. Conducted meetings to discuss areas of strengths and weaknesses, areas for improvement, and raises.
  • Initiated disciplinary actions while recording each step as necessary reaching as far as employee termination, when necessary.
  • Checked orders and documentation for accuracy.
  • Oversaw inventory of incoming and outgoing materials based on physical counts and bar-code systems. Planned accordingly with the main plant in regards to upcoming production runs and the supply/demand for product taking limited space into account.
  • Partnered with leadership team to resolve order management challenges, safety or regulatory issues.
  • Organized warehouse design to maximize space for stock while allowing for high volume traffic zones.
  • Established and maintained good relations with vendors, transport companies, and other intercompany departments.
  • Developed tools and reports to quickly and accurately create overviews of the company's inventory spread out over 5 different locations, to quickly and efficiently share the information with 3 separate shifts, spread out over many different departments to ensure we could complete the workload for the day while also creating room where it was needed and directing workflows to the areas with extra space to ensure production never stopped running due to running out of space.
Airgas Inc - Warehouse III
Grand Junction, CO, 12/2018 - 03/2020
  • 12 hour shifts, Team B.
  • Took over most of the extra responsibilities that the first shift A Op would originally have had, plus the prep work for the following days' that I had been doing on 2nd shift.
  • Managed vendor relationships to support supply chain and maintain product quality- Ameripac, IGPS/Peco/Chep, and the White Wood pallet vendors.
  • Examined packages and goods for damage and notified vendors of replacement needs.
  • Manage the inventory on hand to ensure no lapse in production.
  • Inventoried items with daily cycle counts and monthly audits, investigating discrepancies to keep data accurate.
  • Accurately recorded inventory levels to support completion of order requests and audits, including finished goods and raw materials.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and obstacles, moving cartons and boxes to keep all aisles free of clutter for ease of movement.
  • Spend considerable amount of time on the floor engaging with team
  • From teaching individuals how to fix faulty equipment on the lines, to proper way to stack pallets, to pointing out unsafe behaviors.
  • Quickly learned Discovery, Prophecy, and Oracle.
  • Always making a constant effort to look for gaps in our procedures to find the weak points in order to formulate strategies to improve upon them.
  • Few examples; came up with strategies to keep us more organized while placing large runs on hold across multiple shifts, how to adjust shuttles from 1 location to another to keep us flexible, formulated new procedure for receiving Green Ingredients into 819 to cut back on damages and clerical mistakes, and more recently a strategy to help us cut back on mistagged/miscanned pallets that I am.
  • Spend time with Warehouse III's from the other shifts updating our procedures and furthering their knowledge to ensure quality work across the board for all four shifts.
Ds Waters Of America, Inc. - Warehouse A-Op
Mesa, AZ, 12/2014 - 12/2016
  • 2nd shift, 8 hour shifts
  • The shift that tends to ship most of the outbound loads.
  • Organizing the shift in such a way as to complete each day's scheduled outbound loads and handle any production needs as they arise.
  • Quickly adjusted to setting up the following days' outbound loads and ordering most of the restock we needed for the following shifts.
  • Adjusted to Highjump quickly.
  • Became knowledgeable on the new Highjump processes and how they effected NAV during the transfer over.
  • At the head of figuring out the new FDTO process's from the Meadville location.
  • Tracked outgoing orders to provide shipping status to customers.
  • How to best handle the trailer pool, tracking outbound loads, ensuring we had the product needed when we needed it, and how to keep up with the set load dates versus the constantly evolving production run schedule.
Ainsworth Pet Nutrition Inc - Warehouse Worker
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 12/2016
  • Worked as an Output Specialist for 1.5 years, moved onto loading outbound Wal-Mart loads for another 1.5 years
  • Left Ainsworth Pet for approx 9 months in 2014 on good terms to move to Butler for family reasons
  • I came back after working 2 jobs simultaneously in Butler
  • After coming back, was generally assigned to the newest positions to see if we could make them work and how they should work.
  • Ran the yard truck during trial period when Warehouse took over all yard move's to see how it would increase productivity and cut back on damaged equipment.
  • Did not have one accident for the roughly full year I was in the yard truck.
  • Moved to Lead 5th man position when it was created to see what effects it would have on the team.
  • Had immediate result's with increasing team organization, accuracy, quality, and output.
  • First to try to reliably estimate shuttle weights to see if we could maximize how many pallets we shipped per shuttle as opposed to the standard 38 pallets for every shuttle.
  • After we had success on second shift, passed it onto the other shifts.
  • With my proven track record, I became the go to trainer for new hire opportunities along with retraining current staff members.

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School Attended

  • Meadville Area Senior High School

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  • High School Diploma

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