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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
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 &

  • Work within standards of quality and
  • Monitor instruments, equipment and act on
  • 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.

  • Skills:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

    and Medical Leave Act FMLA

    Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC

    Polygraph Protection Act EPPA

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    Job Post Date: 05/23/20
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