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Lead Warehouse Associate

Primary Location Manchester, Iowa Job ID R100559 Apply

This position under limited supervision is responsible for leading Warehouse Associates in day to day receiving, shipping and inventory functions. Communicates with Operations Supervisor on daily tasks, questions or concerns.

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.

• Execution of daily warehouse duties including picking, packing, receiving, inventory control as assigned by supervisor
• Performs duties at or above productivity and accuracy standards, metrics measured by LPH or Lines Per Hour.
• Train and Mentor Warehouse Associates on proper warehouse procedures
• Provides day to day guidance to Warehouse Associates
• Perform all work in accordance with Company Safety, Compliance & Regulatory standards
• Maintain a clean, organized, and safe fulfillment center
• Creates and offers solutions to troubleshoot and solve inefficiencies to management
• Monitors company equipment and reports issues to supervisor
• Alerts the supervisor to product non-conformances (i.e. item count, location errors, product damage, etc.).
• Perform Cycle counts

Other Duties/Responsibilities:
• Transacting all business in accordance to Patterson Companies business code of ethics and conduct.
• Align with Patterson Companies Purpose, Vision and Values statement
• Handling all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations
• Other duties as assigned

Material and Equipment Directly Used:
• General warehouse equipment
• General office equipment
• MS Office, Shipping and proprietary inventory management software

Physical Demands:
• Able to lift & carry up to 55 pounds
• Team lift 56 to 100 pounds

• Moving 75% of the time
• Frequently grasp, reach, bend and stoop in narrow/confined spaces
• Sitting or standing: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
• Use of hands: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
• Stoop, bend, or crawl: Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity

Travel and On-Call:
• This position requires no travel per week in an local area.
• For this position being on-call is not required.

Minimum Qualifications
• High School diploma or GED preferred
• 1+ years of work experience in a warehouse or fulfillment center environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to read, write and count
• Able to operate all fulfillment center equipment and machinery including forklift certification
• Ability to meet deadline and productivity goals
• Detail Oriented
• Ability to work independently as well as within a team

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 1+ years of experience directing or leading others
• 1+ years training experience
• Previous SAP or EWM experience

What's In It For You:

We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.
  • 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
  • Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO).
  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).
  • Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.
  • LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).
  • Patterson Perks Program.

As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees’ unique experiences and differences are what strengthen us and drive our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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