GENERAL NATURE OF POSITION:
The role of the Distribution Lead is to oversee the daily productivity of the assigned department. This position will be responsible for the daily and/or hourly delegation of tasking associates. Reading reports regarding incoming projects orders from our wave planning teams, ensuring the department headcount is sufficient to properly complete the estimated production for the shift, tracking associate performance, and properly communicate any issues to other Leads or Management. A department Lead is responsible for productivity tasks and to keep a steady workflow within the department and dependent. It is expected that a Department Lead show exemplary patience when issues occur and be comfortable in providing crucial conversations and coaching associates regarding productivity or behavior issues as needed. It is expected that a Department Lead demonstrates a professional demeanor and treats associates with fairness. A Department Lead is expected to be able to read, write, and speak English as you will be expected to send written as well as verbal communications to other Leads, Supervisors, Managers, etc.
Proficient understanding of Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Must be able to Read, Write, and Speak English.
Must have patience and the capability to train/teach associates.
Assist in identifying associates that perform below the set goals and retrain if necessary.
Must be able to clearly communicate with Leadership/Management of any issues.
Must be able to assist department trainers.
Ensure associates have the equipment & tools needed to perform duties successful.
Delegate tasks and functions to associates.
Perform regular department safety walkthroughs and follow safety protocols & policies.
Remain in communication with leadership & management to ensure support is available.
Communicate regular headcounts of the shift to report any changes in the depart.
Report any safety concerns & incidents to the designated parties.