PM Warehouse Lead – Cleveland, TN

Empire Distributors, Inc.

McDonald, TN

Summary - Lead multiple areas within PM Shift Operation to include picking, loading, and replenishment.  Train and mentor new/existing Teammates within Operational requirements.  Direct work/tasks of others while acting as liaison between Teammates and Management. Troubleshoot issues involving order and product flow in addition to utilizing SAP and various types of material handling equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reports directly to Area Supervisor; Lead assigned to Truck load-out, Bottle, or case line supervisor while supporting all areas of operations

Plans and controls the daily flow of work assignments to include rotation of personnel to flow dictated areas of operation

Lead to work ratio expectancy of 30 to 70%

Takes active role in process improvement projects and teams

Tracks Teammate productivity and provides results to supervisor

Utilizes SAP in order to streamline productivity and process flow within warehouse operations

Ensures Teammates are properly trained on standard operating procedures

Provides feedback to Teammates and Leadership on areas of improvement

Delivers PCM (pre-communication meeting) to Teammates 

Replenishes case and/or bottle inventory lines as needed by operations 

Ensures breakage is written up on properly assigned format dictated by Inventory Control

Partners with Inventory Control Specialist’s ensuring appropriate communication is given in time sensitive matters related to inventory discrepancies

Monitors and controls the flow of work on bottle, loading, and/or caselines

Ensures odd picks, kegs, and cognac product is picked and loaded as required by operational requirements

Ensures branch, clubs, and high profile customer orders are audited in compliance with invoice requirements

Reviews daily built routes and coordinates with Routing for proper facilitation of truck assignment

Inputs work into WCS system to expedite Teammate productivity and work processing

Monitors the loading of trucks ensuring product is properly and safely loaded

Partners with dock coordinators and facilitates returns for return to stock processing

Operates forklift in the process of loading outbound fleet vehicles

Ensures Teammates are following appropriate safety guidelines; takes part in safety committee

Ensures the warehouse is cleaned and maintained daily

Submits End of Day report to Management


Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Empire is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.  I understand that if I am hired, my employment will be for no definite period, regardless of the period of payment of my wages.  I further understand that I am employed on an "at-will" basis which means that I have the right to terminate my employment at anytime with or without notice, and the Company has the same right.  No one other than the President of the Company has authority to modify this relationship or make any agreement to the contrary.  Any such modification or agreement must be in writing, signed by the President.