Shipping/Receiving Lead in Phillipsburg, NJ at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/3/2021

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Warehouse Lead who will grow at our Phillipsburg, NJ Distribution Center. This is a brand new location and you could be an important part of building the operation from the ground up!

The Warehouse Lead is responsible for monitoring the safe and efficient processes to get pulled product from warehouse for delivery to local customers. This will include training and mentoring of warehouse associates.

 In this role you will:

  • Investigate discrepancies reported to Sales Team by customers

  • Arrange shipment on replacement items if discrepancies confirmed

  • Generate monthly discrepancy report and post

  • Generate and populate weekly warehouse reports, distribute to proper personnel

  • Conduct daily inventory request from facility

  • Plan orders accordingly based on customer service requests/customer needs

  • Verify picked orders for accuracy 

  • Build pallets with orders and position them on loading dock

  • Keep crew on task and working effectively and monitor safe practices in the warehouse

  • Assure employees have correct tools and supplies available to them

  • Monitor to ensure the most efficient route deliveries

  • Assign training to new employees and cross training for smooth operations

  • Assure all equipment maintained and serviced when needed

  • Always look for ways to be more efficient and save money for the company

  • Actively participate in safety meetings

  • Extensive experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.)

  • Extensive Experience with product pulling/tracking computer programs

  • Courteous and professional demeanor

  • Able to operate with a sense of urgency and accuracy

  • Strong desire to provide excellent customer service

The perfect person will have:

  • High School Diploma

  • 3 Years Warehouse experience

  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills

  • Forklift Certification

  • Organization, planning and problem solving skills

  • Ability to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment.

  • Good time management skills

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Attention to detail

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.

  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

  • Engaging and collaborative team culture with growth opportunities

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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