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Warehouse Lead

Lumbermens Inc Brighton, MI

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan since 1955, Lumbermen’s operates in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. A leading distributor and manufacturer, we are driven by the goal to be first choice for our employee owners, customers, and suppliers. Lumbermen’s is 100% employee-owned and committed to investing in rewarding relationships and doing the right thing in every interaction.  


The Warehouse Lead works with our warehouse team and oversees the receipt, storage, order preparation, and delivery of material.  Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Promoting a safe work environment for all employee owners
  • Modeling Lumbermen’s core values
  • Receiving purchase orders in the computer
  • Unloading incoming freight and ensuring accuracy by comparing product received to enclosed packing lists
  • Properly sorting, labeling, and storing incoming freight 
  • Delivering product to customers and job sites as needed
  • Leading and making improvements to housekeeping standards and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Training, motivating, and coaching employee owners
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of warehouse operations
  • Approaching work each day with a positive attitude
  • Treating Employee Owners in a professional manner
  • Having a “customer first” mindset and mentality
  • Ensuring that the work area is clean and organized
  • Assisting with other tasks and responsibilities as needed to support the operation

At Lumbermen’s, our business is built on relationships.  It’s crucial that the person selected to fill this role is service-minded, a strong and friendly communicator, and able to effectively lead a team to deliver their best work on a daily basis.  Ideal candidates are energized by the opportunity to lead and develop others to deliver exceptional results every day while also developing into the best version of themselves.    


  • High School diploma/GED required
  • 1-3 years’ warehousing experience 
  • Demonstrated successful supervisory experience 
  • Chauffer’s license required
  • Class-A CDL preferred


  • Commitment to safety and adherence to policies as a top priority 
  • Able to lead by example and lead others to success
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effectiveness in providing clarity to team in achieving company goals and objectives
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Able to drive a forklift (training is available)


  • Ability to lift up to 75 lb   

Lumbermen's offers an exceptional work environment, competitive compensation, and great benefits, including: medical, dental, life, 401K, and a generous company-funded ESOP program.  Take ownership of your career today!

At Lumbermen’s, the health and safety of our employee owners is our #1 priority.  We are proud to be a drug-free workplace.  

Lumbermens Inc


Brighton, MI
48116 USA


Transportation and Storage

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