Distribution Center Training Lead

Spartanburg | United States | Supply Chain Management

Purpose: Supports the operations team by conducting process training on all standard operating procedures (SOPs) and by implementing and serving as an example of safe work practices.

Key Responsibilities:

• Conduct training on all operations process paths for team members as necessary • Work with manager to implement and enforce all OSHA standards, as well as, warehouse rules/regulations especially those related to powered industrial trucks (PIT) • Train and certify all personnel on the safe operation of equipment, including PIT • Partner with on-the-floor trainers to maintain the consistency and spirit of process training • Conduct train-the-trainer sessions and remediation training as needed • Facilitate courses and/or learning sessions for all associates and leadership as needed • Administrative tasks as needed: printing and organizing learning materials, tracking training sign-offs, etc • Conduct observation sessions and report results • Maintain visibility on the operations floor to maintain process knowledge and identify gaps in skills, training approach, etc • Instruct, examine and issue certifications • Support the creation and implementation of SOPs and One Point Lessons • Ability to develop and share best practices • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Relationships: • Training Manager • Operations supervisors and managers • Operations associates • Lean Six Sigma team • Industrial Engineering team • Human Resources/Talent Acquisition

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Fluent in English, both oral and written. Proficiency in Spanish or other languages is a plus • Ability to work and reliably attend flexible schedules/shifts as needed to support a 21 hour/day – 7 day/week operation • Demonstrated knowledge of handling heavy-duty PIT vehicles and strong safety awareness • Proven facilitation and presentation skills • Ability to work collaboratively within a large group of co-workers • Positive and enthusiastic approach • Ability to work in a fast-paced distribution environment while maintaining an eye for detail and accuracy • Self-motivated to prioritize, coordinate and complete projects within tight deadlines • Proficiency with MS Office (including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint) and Warehouse Management Systems • Regularly required to talk or hear; stand or walk; use fingers, hands and arms to feel, handle, grip, grasp, lift, push and pull for up to ten (10) hours/day • Ability to work in a warehouse environment • Occasionally required to sit; bending, twisting, climb or balance; lift and carry items such as boxes weighing up to forty (40) pounds; and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: • High school diploma or equivalent • Minimum of two (2) years related distribution experience and/or training • One (1) plus year experience operating and training on the safe operation of forklifts, order pickers, reach-fork trucks, walkies/pallet jacks and scissor lifts • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Distribution Center Training Lead
Team Supply Chain Management
Brand adidas
City Spartanburg
Location United States
Number 203962
Position Type Full time
Date Oct-07, 2019
Relocation no

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