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Lead Warehouse

Date: Dec 24, 2020

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Day-to-Day Role:


  • Audit the floor as required by Leader Standard Work, monitor metrics, verify adherence to procedures and standard work, correct deficiencies and escalate to supervisor as necessary
  • Communicate with oncoming shifts about any problems or issues that are occurring
  • Work with other departments to maintain or improve communications
  • Notify supervisor immediately and recommend solutions if there are issues that will prevent achievement of goals
  • Perform routine duties in support of shift requirements
  • Actively support Operational Excellence and effectively participate in lean initiatives
  • Coordinate and schedule work for dock management, routing and sequencing of trailers, rail or water freight
  • Contact vendors or internal departments regarding delivery, lost shipments, incorrect paperwork, pricing, and quantity discrepancies
  • Prepare, process, and distribute shipment documentation for all inbound and outbound services
  • Liaise with internal and external transport companies and departments to coordinate, prioritize and expedite in-coming and out-going shipments
  • Record, control, and monitor site inventory using ERP inventory and purchasing systems
  • Oversee cycle counting activities, compile results, investigate discrepancies, and determine root cause
  • Track and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Create, compile, and deliver required reports
  • Report and record any discrepancy, damaged items, shortages, broken, or unidentified packages to the supervisor
  • Analyze incoming inventory and determine optimal space allocation
  • Ensure proper inventory turning techniques, such as First In, First Out (FIFO)
  • Coordinate inventory moves and consolidation to efficiently utilize space
  • Train employees on SAP systems and procedures, assist with troubleshooting and serve as the plant or warehouse subject matter expert for SAP modules relating to supply chain and inventory management
  • Actively support Operational Excellence and effectively participate in lean initiatives and problem solving
  • Train new employees, and perform ongoing training to ensure that all assigned employees have knowledge and understanding of job requirements
  • Provide feedback to the supervisor on employee performance and day-to-day actions and activities


Core Skills & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years of warehouse or material handling operations experience, working in a fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, and spreadsheets in MS Word and MS Excel
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) license
  • Experience using purchasing and inventory software


Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree 
  • Previous experience in a Lead role 
  • Prior SAP experience



Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.


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