Warehouse Shipping Lead, 1st Shift

Nidec-KATO Engineering

Southaven, MS

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Job Summary

Basic Duties and Responsibilities:

The Shipping Team lead is responsible for daily execution of warehouse functions specific to Outbound Shipping .The Shipping Team Lead must be self-motivated, promote good morale and productivity, and maintain a high level of communication with their team and the Shipping Supervisor. Position reports to the Shipping Supervisor, working as part of the Southaven management team to drive continuous improvement using metrics to achieve logistics excellence in service, quality and cost.

This position requires the ability to perform all responsibilities in a safe, accurate and timely manner in accordance with Safety policy & procedures, Quality and the principles of 6S3Q, and time standards. Regular attendance is a mandatory requirement due to the nature of the role. The schedule for this role is Sunday - Thursday, 8 p.m. - 5 p.m., and overtime as needed.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading warehouse operations by driving productivity and contributing to on time delivery targets.
  • Provides a thorough understanding of all warehouse operations, processes and systems to be able to proactively manage and work independently on issues in a timely manner and provide accurate resolutions.
  • Interact with other hourly employees to apply sound communication and motivational techniques
  • Lead continuous improvement of service, quality and cost management leveraging lean manufacturing principles.
  • Supervise departmental employees and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma; Associate’s degree preferred
  • Experience in warehouse operations in a distribution environment
  • At least 2 (two) years direct experience in warehouse supervision
  • 2 (two) or more years in a leadership role supervising people in a distribution environment
  • Valid Driver’s license


  • Computer literacy to include Warehouse Management Systems and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer)
  • Communication skills-ability to communicate with all levels within the organization to include customers, corporate office contacts, employees and managers.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to develop working relationships as a team builder and motivator, providing effective leadership
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


Position requires sitting, walking, stooping, bending, talking in person and by phone or video; the stamina to work the shift as scheduled and on a regular basis, ability to work in a non-climate controlled facility with exposure to heat and/or cold in accordance with weather conditions, lifting large, small or awkwardly shaped items on a regular or repeated basis as needed, domestic and international travel by car, plane, train; extensive use of computer equipment.

The physical demands described here and above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made in accordance with the ADA, as may be requested.


The work environment characteristics described here and above are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the position at a successful level.


Additional Job Details

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
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No Soliciting

Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.