Inventory Lead

Wilkes-Barre | United States | Supply Chain Management

Purpose 

This hourly position supports the operations leadership team by contributing to labor allocation, leading meetings, assigning job duties, coaching for success, creating a safe & collaborative work environment, and driving process improvement. This leader will act as cultural ambassador that views the business holistically.  The role will be very technical and require strong problem-solving skills. Leads will work closely with department supervisors to monitor work flows, manage dwells, and drive overall shift performance.

Key Relationships (Internal)

  • Operations leadership team, Productivity Planning leadership team, Supervisors & Human Resources

Key Relationships (External)

  • Inbound / Distribution consumers and stakeholders

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with supervisor to lead a team of up to 50 hourly associates and across functional lines
  • Understand and act as a role model in following all standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Develop and maintain a safe work environment
  • Ability to reward and recognize performance
  • Train and coach associates to achieve all operational goals and service levels
  • Mentor and develop teammates to perform better in their current roles while preparing them for future career opportunities
  • Ability to develop and share best practices
  • Create a positive team environment that encourages all associates to provide insights and feedback to improve processes, adapt to an ever-changing business, and stay focused on customer satisfaction
  • Utilize warehouse tools, including radio frequency hand held units (“RF Guns”) and computer kiosks, to update transactions within the warehouse management system (WMS) and log activities in the labor management (LM) module

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Fluent in English, both oral and written
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a large group of co-workers
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach
  • Strong knowledge of DC operations, including storage methods and material flow
  • Performance and metrics driven mindset
  • Excel, Outlook, Word and working knowledge of WMS principles

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
  • 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
  • able to work in a warehouse environment
  • able to reliably attend work/scheduled hours
  • 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

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Minimum of two (2) years related distribution experience and/or training
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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 Inventory Lead
Team Supply Chain Management
Brand adidas
Location Wilkes-Barre
Country United States
Number 190070
Position Type Full time
Date Jan-24, 2019
Relocation no

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How the Future Works

At adidas, we believe that sport has the power to change lives. This makes us creative, collaborative and confident in everything we do, wherever we are. This includes the workplace, where we empower our people to be the best they can be. Join us at the Wilkes-Barre Distribution Center and you’ll work with world-class machinery and state-of-the-art automated processes. You’ll find out what you’re capable of very quickly—and exceed our customers’ expectations again and again. We also believe in a healthy work-life balance and great company benefits here. A culture of diverse backgrounds matters to us, too. Just like sport, this gives us every perspective, so we can take adidas into the future.

Facts about Wilkes-Barre

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  • Working Hours
    9-5
  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Canteen
  • Product Discount
  • Next airport to the location
    16m
  • Local Population
    40,000
  • Gender Balance at this location
    50/50

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