Job Title:Warehouse Lead Location:Omaha, NE, Midwest United States, USA Company:Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Warehouse/Cellar Worker/Inventory Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
About SyngentaSyngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
About this Job:
Plan and organize the physical warehouse.
Plan daily shipping activities along with the Warehouse Manager and Material Coordinator.
Operate various types of material handling equipment.
Operate forklift and perform manual labor as required.
Operate and maintain Warehouse Management System (WMS).
Work overtime and 2nd/3rd shifts as required to support plant operations and customer requirements.
Load and unload freight via various forms of transport (Truckload, LTL, Air, and Ocean).
Process receipt and shipment paperwork accurately and completely.
Perform periodic cycle counts and physical inventory audits.
Uphold rules and standards set by the Omaha Foreign Trade Zone.
Move materials within the plant in a safe and efficient manner.
Maintain and improve safe operations, environmental stewardship, and housekeeping standards.
Train and supervise plant and contract warehouse staff.
Perform routine and non-routine operations safely and efficiently.
Anticipate potential problems, resolve inventory discrepancies, and solve problems.
Effectively use safety equipment such as respirators and protective clothing as needed.
Complete mandatory site training and required logistics training such as DOT, IATA, C-TPAT.
Work within site policies & procedures.
Develop loading formats and procedures for dry van and sea containers
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Work within standards of quality and accuracy.
Monitor instruments, equipment and act on information.
Adapt to changes (new equipment, new procedures, and new products).
Flexible, able to work on various equipment.
Work directly with truck drivers, customers, and regulators.
Communicate effectively with plant production staff and management.
Must possess basic computer skills such as e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of warehousing and inventory control methods required.
Knowledge of SAP or equivalent manufacturing systems desired.
Minimum of 5-years of prior warehousing, inventory management, and forklift driving experience are required.
Experience working with Warehouse Management Systems WMS.
Prior manufacturing or packaging experience is desired.
Supervisory experience is required.
Attention to detail, continuous learning, applied learning.
Understanding of loading best practices.
Must possess good time management skills and be able to work independently.
Safety awareness and an attitude that promotes safe operations at all times.
The position requires good verbal and written communication skills.
All applicants must possess the skills and temperament required to deal with the public drivers, customers, regulatory agencies, etc..
Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:
All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.
All applicants must have a valid drivers license.
Minimal travel requirements.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Must be able to wear the required PPE.
Must be able to work multiple shifts when required.
Must be capable of operating industrial equipment such as fork trucks, yard tractors, and sweepers.
What We Offer:
Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that begins the same day as you.
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution.
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others.
A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family oriented events throughout the year.
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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