Warehouse Lead

Blue Earth, Minnesota
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 19.00 - US$ 25.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Leah Macgregor, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion has an immediate need for a temporary Warehouse Lead in Blue Earth MN. This position will run through July; The primary function of the Warehouse Lead is to maintain operational efficiencies in the warehouse.

The Warehouse Lead works regular business hours M-F from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with one hour available for lunch. This work schedule is variable depending on plant needs. The warehouse office is located in the finished good warehouse. This position typically spends about 75% of time in the office and 25% of time in the warehouse.

Responsible for all warehousing paperwork including bills of lading and lot traceability of finished goods.
Conducts traffic scheduling of all outbound shipping.
Responsible for proper receiving of all raw ingredients and packaging supplies.
Manages inventory of all raw ingredients, packaging supplies, and finished goods on a first in first out basis. Conducts end of run and monthly cycle inventory.
Conforms to standard warehousing practices and GMP???s in all warehousing activities
Develops efficient schedules and ensures that material flow is consistent with sales requirements; and meets budget parameter which enables the plant to meet its production output objectives/commitments
Monitors material flow to ensure it is compatible with production requirements and at a cost level consistent with the manufacturing plan as to minimize inventory investment.
Facilitates production planning and scheduling with plant, sales, and R&D to ensure compliance with production planning objectives
Communicates to plant management recommendations in regards to schedule opportunities, variances, and areas of improvement. Takes active daily role with shift managers in developing a common schedule plan
Assists accounting/finance with information on costing and material usage.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Basic computer skills
Experience in a food manufacturing environment
Knowledge of sanitation, pest management, and HAACP


1-4 years

Associate???s degree, bachelor???s preferred
Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in warehousing
Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience

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