• Warehouse Lead (1st shift)

    Job Locations US-IA-North Liberty
    Req No.
    2018-1706
    Category
    Operations
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    **When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


     

     

    SUMMARY

     

    Position exists to provide additional leadership and support to the manager and shift leader assigned to the area.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • The job description serves additional duties to the position holders regular job description. Team Leaders must be able to perform the essential duties of all their responsibilities.
    • May provide leadership and assign tasks to area workers as directed.
    • Follows and ensures employee compliance with all company policies and procedures, including standard operating procedures for safety, quality, efficiency, as well as financial and customer business expectations.
    • Leads by example in work style and performance as well as maintaining a positive professional attitude.
    • Assists manager and shift leader in resolving day-to-day issues and remains flexible.
    • Desires and demonstrates capability for increasing role of supervisory responsibility within the company.
    • Communicates respectfully and honestly with others.
    • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making across the organization.
    • Participates in cross-functional project teams as necessary.
    • Works cooperatively and efficiently with other departments to meet the overall objectives of the company.
    • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible and re-use resources when practical.
    • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled trainings.
    • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
    • Has a critical role in assuring food safety, quality and continuous improvement.
    • Other duties may be assigned.

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

     

    This position is considered an avenue to develop and advance internal employees. Employees desiring this position will have greater success if they have the following skills:

    • Considered a detail oriented or thorough person.
    • Considered to have very good interpersonal skills and a positive attitude.
    • Viewed as cooperative and a team player.
    • Demonstrated ability to take on additional responsibility
    • Observed strong analytical capability.
    • Track record for being involved in company sponsored improvement teams such as the safety committee.
    • Computer skills such as e-mail, MS Word, and MS Excel.
    • Public speaking experience at Frontier or elsewhere helpful.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides functional supervision 10-20% of their time by directing the work activity of other employees, but is not responsible for hiring, termination, evaluation, pay decisions, or corrective action.
    • Takes responsibility for safety within department and actively assesses hazards in their department and finds solutions to those hazards.
    • Reinforces a safety culture: leads by example, reminds employees to work safely, praises good behavior and safe practices, encourages suggestions, communicates consequences for unsafe acts, holds employees accountable, disciplines employees when warranted.

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, and have a strong desire/capability to promote to positions of increasing responsibility in the company. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

     

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 6 – 12 months of related experience. Prior supervisory experience preferred.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

     

    Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, short correspondence, or memos; including operating procedures or safety rules. Ability to effectively and accurately write correspondence. Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations with a limited group of people.

     

    QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

     

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. (See regular job description for additional requirements.)

     

    Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision and color vision - necessary to distinguish

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

     

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    See regular job description for additional work environment factors.

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