Lead Associate - Operations

United States of America

Warehouse Lead

At Anixter, we give you an opportunity for a career and a great work environment. We are a friendly, employee focused organization that prides itself on customer service, flawless execution and a hard days work. If you are looking for a great work environment, great benefits and an opportunity to grow your career, please read on!

We currently have an opportunity for a highly motivated team player as a Warehouse Lead at our Ashland, VA distribution facility. In this role, you will be responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of one of our outbound functions and providing the highest level of customer service.

Overtime flexibility will be required for this role.

Not only will this position offer a competitive starting pay rate, these positions will be eligible for a great benefits plan including; Medical, Dental, Free Annual Health Screening, Pension Plan, 401k, Vacation and Sick Time.

What you’ll be doing in this role:

Typical warehouse duties will include, but will not be limited to: directing and advising the daily activities of a team of warehouse associates. Ensuring that new and experienced employees perform duties with a high degree of safety, service and quality. Provide proper training and development for warehouse associates. Ensure workflow for facility meets performance expectations and all customer orders are processed properly and on-time. Provide basic feedback to team on performance. Know when to escalate issues to your manager for assistance.

In addition, this role is responsible for:

- Maintaining inventory and service levels to meet all necessary customer requirements and delivery deadlines;

- Stock replenishment and cycle counting;

- Handle material shortage requests;

- Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision;

- Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers;

- Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments; and

- Follow company safety policies and procedures.

What it will take to be successful in this role (Qualifications)

The successful candidate must have a strong background in all areas of warehousing including shipping, receiving, inventory and quality control. You must also be a strong leader. You know how to influence your team and motivate them to follow you through all phases of business.

In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following qualifications:

- 1+ years previous experience in a warehouse, distribution center, manufacturing or retail company a plus.

- Demonstrated and prior experience operating forklifts and/or other powered industrial equipment required.
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

- Ability to bend, reach, push, pull, squat and walk throughout an entire shift.

- Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, generally an entire shift (8+ hours per day).

- Demonstrated math, counting, reading and writing skills.

Check us out on the web at www.anixter.com for more information.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

To see additional opportunities with Wesco, please visit their careers site at: www.wesco.com/careers

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