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Shipping Assistant Team Leader, First Shift

Whole Foods Market Thornton, CO
  • Posted: March 16, 2019
Job DescriptionUnder general supervision, ensures that all invoices, shipping labels and freight charges are printed daily on a timely basis. As part of leadership for the Shipping team, assists Shipping Team Leader in daily management of work and general supervision of the team. Performs miscellaneous shipping duties as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides input and assists Shipping Team Leader in the training, directing, evaluation and motivation of shipping team members for the compliance of company standards, personnel policies, and is acting team leader in the absence of the Shipping Team Leader.
  • Verifies and monitors accuracy of shipments, including picking and address accuracy.
  • Coordinate with Customer Service for exceptions and emergency orders.
  • Coordinate with Production and Purchasing on immediate needs for order fulfillment.
  • Assist with identifying information and shipping instructions on containers including customs documents for international orders.
  • Oversee/perform the daily close and reporting.
  • Assist with physical inventories and cycle counts.
  • Oversee and provide hands-on assistance on the shipping floor including manifest operation, order preparation, stocking/replenishment, pick/pack, warehouse organization and housekeeping. Other tasks as needed.
  • Strive for outstanding Good Manufacturing Practices. Oversee FIFO rotaion.
  • Strive for outstanding Safety practices, in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Oversee/perform the daily close.
  • Ensure adequate supplies are available for the team.
  • Ensure compliance with all issued policies and procedures documented in the Allegro Operating Manuals and Regulatory requirements, including SQF, GMP, HACCP, FDA OSHA as well as any local/state/federal requirements.
  • For SQF purposes, this position being part of Management & Operations is considered a High level of Responsibility with the back-up position of Shipping Team Leader.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years shipping and warehouse experience required. 
  • Practical experience with ERP and warehouse management systems.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in leading or motivating work groups or teams.
  • Excellent math skills and experience on the computer.
  • Invoicing and sales order entry with international shipping experience preferred.
  • Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products within the shipping area.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of position such as standing and walking, bending and stooping daily in addition to the ability to lift up to 80 pounds consistently throughout work day.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility to meet quickly changing shipping schedules and job assignments that may involve extended or overtime hours. 
  • Must be able to operate mechanical equipment, including fork lift.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team oriented environment.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

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