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Lead Warehouse Worker

Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Job Description:

Description Position Summary Manage and facilitate the quality assurance process at the Penske inbound parts facility. Collaborate with both the customer and external suppliers in the identification and proper disposition of defective or damaged parts helping ensure adequate supply of acceptable parts are available to satisfy customer?s production schedule. Facilitate new forklift driver orientation conducting initial classroom training, testing and Q&A. Support operations through execution of warehouse audits to identify and fix inventory inaccuracies. Dimensions / Scope Quality

  • Daily point of contact for customer planners, SQE?s, rapid response, external suppliers and Penske Operations for parts quality at the Penske facility
  • Utilize SAP to manage status of parts in the quality assurance process (Quality hold)
  • Document all necessary information regarding parts quality issues (pictures, supplier label information, etc.) for communication throughout process
  • Calculate monthly scrap charges for internal part damages
  • Generate quality shipper documents including Return Material Authorization (RMA) for parts to be returned to suppliers
  • Physically move parts within the warehouse as needed (forklift)
  • Partner with customer, supplier and third party quality contacts in scheduling parts sorts as needed
  • Be the facility expert for identification of defects or damage to parts
  • Compare part blueprints to physical part and verify accuracy
  • Manage and oversee the disposition of parts both physically and within customer systems (SAP, XMII) based on customer or supplier input Training
    • Conduct initial classroom training for newly hired forklift drivers utilizing Penske?s standard materials and emphasizing the Smith Driving System keys
    • Administer exam for successful completion
    • Educate new drivers on site-specific guidelines and best practices
    • Facilitate hand-off of driver to Supervisor or Team Lead providing feedback on the driver and any open question or discussion topics from training Operations
      • Point of contact and resource for Penske operations on parts quality issues and questions
      • Partner with operations in the disposition of parts
      • Verify accuracy of new parts to be implemented from customer and communicate replacements or additions to Penske Operations
      • Oversee delivery of service or pilot parts as requested by customer
      • Conduct regular warehouse audits to measure inventory accuracy and identify inventory management issues
      • Serve as an additional resource to Operations in peak times or staffing shortages Qualifications
        • Certified forklift driver
        • Experience working with ERP systems (Preferably SAP)
        • Microsoft Office experience (Outlook, excel)
        • Proactive and effective verbal and written communication skills
        • Ability to work autonomously and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
        • Previous experience with /knowledge of customer and external suppliers preferred Qualifications -2 years of warehouse experience required -2 years of inventory or materials management experience preferred -High School diploma or equivalent preferred -Prior forklift certification preferred -Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint preferred -Ability to learn and use proprietary software required -Flexible to work overtime -Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions -Ability to lead a small team, ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexibility required, excellent with numbers, time management, and ability to execute are required. -Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job. -Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required. Physical Requirements: -The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. -While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About Penske Logistics Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

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