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Air and Ocean Import Warehouse Lead – 3rd Shift

Snelling Staffing Des Plaines, IL
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position: Air and Ocean Import Warehouse Lead – 3rd Shift

Industry: Logistics

Job Type: Temporary to Hire

Pay Rate: $18 per hour based on experience

Available Schedule(s): 3rd shift - Monday-Friday 10 PM-6:30 AM


Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance after 30 days

401K (eligible from start date, matched after 1 year)

Weekly Electronic Pay

Location: Des Plaines, IL


· Forklift Certified-Sit down and Stand up and experience with reach truck

· Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Outlook and knowledge of RF Scanners

· Minimum of 2 years of Warehouse experience with at least 6 months of leadership experience (leading a team of 3-5 employees)

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

· Strong Computer skills: Excel and Outlook

· Strong statistical and math skills

· Strong reporting and analytical skills

· Ability to train new hires and re-evaluate on a regular basis

· Experience with the handling of air freight and time sensitive cargo

· Experience in a high volume/high transaction manufacturing and/or warehousing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

· Familiar with IACSSP security requirements

  • Fluency in English and Spanish

Job Description:

Snelling has an immediate opening for an Air and Ocean Import Lead. The Air and Ocean Import Lead will manage the unloading, receiving, storage, and shipping of ocean and air freight in Des Plaines, IL. The Lead will be responsible making sure the daily operation is meeting the daily goals. Ability to lead with minimal supervision.


· Operational execution for all services required of Customers internal or external

· Hold meetings to review warehouse import issues and workload

· Conducts analysis of workload as compared to manpower and equipment

· Daily communication with the Air Gateway Team

· Ensure air shipments are received, palletized, staged, and ready for shipping within the expected timeframe

· Help prioritize workload to ensure we are meeting customer expectations

· Maintaining a training checklist for each direct report that indicates their capabilities

· Check shipments in the warehouse as needed to ensure that the shipping documents correspond to the actual shipments

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume for immediate consideration or call 847-640-6618 with any questions. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible, and qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.

About Snelling: Founded in 1951 by Lou and Gwen Snelling, Snelling is a staffing pioneer, bringing innovative solutions to the industry for over 65 years. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the award-winning Snelling network is comprised of more than 80 locations across the United States.

Keywords: Warehouse Lead, Forklift, Air Imports,

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Des Plaines, IL