Warehouse Lead - West Palm Beach

Riviera Beach, FL, US

Coastal Construction Products, a division of Beacon Waterproofing is currently recruiting for a Warehouse Lead in our West Palm Beach, Florida branch.  We have earned an excellent reputation in our industry by successfully delivering specialty construction products that are in high demand.  We are the largest distributor of sealants, waterproofing, concrete repair and fire protection products. We believe in taking care of our customers, building owners, manufacturers, and our employees. We believe in having the right products immediately available to fulfill those needs. We pride ourselves on our exceptional culture, employee tenure and reputation in the industry. Many of our employees have worked with us for over twenty five years, giving us hundreds of years of shared experience in the waterproofing industry. 

 

Beacon currently sells waterproofing products throughout its commercial and residential roofing branches as well as 13 specialty waterproofing locations in the Western U.S. Coastal has 18 locations dedicated to waterproofing serving the Southeast and Midwest. The resulting combination, a new platform for future growth, creates an unparalleled opportunity to leverage a coast-to-coast footprint to better serve customers locally, regionally, and nationally, including in storm-exposed regions where waterproofing is essential to protecting buildings, adapting to stricter building codes and meeting heightened maintenance standards.

 

The Warehouse Lead is responsible for the safe and accurate maintenance of the warehouse and associated equipment in such a manner as to successfully serve the customers by timely and proper shipments of materials, and doing so in a manner that recognizes the essential need of teamwork and accuracy.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with the Warehouse Manager to oversee the security and quantity accuracy of the physical inventory
  • Ensuring the environmental safety of the materials stored and handled
  • Ensure safe operation of all equipment, including forklifts, pallet jacks, dock levelers, ladders, safety equipment, mixing equipment, pallet wrapping tools and hand tools
  • Oversee the timely and accuracy of receiving, storing and shipping of materials, including physical count and documentation records, such as shipping and receiving records
  • Ensure the safe storage of materials, including consideration of weight and stability of the packaging on a pallet
  • Work with the Warehouse Manager to identify, eliminate and immediately formalize reporting of all observed hazardous
  • or unsafe conditions, particularly including those involving equipment, facilities and storage procedures
  • Oversee the maintenance of the distribution center facilities in a clean and orderly appearance, including interior and exterior spaces
  • Work with the Warehouse Manager on the preparation of the distribution center for, and the participation in, the physical inventories of the distribution center, which inventories are normally done once a year on a pre-scheduled week-end basis
  • Order distribution center supplies, to include strapping tape, shipping labels, and paper goods for general use
  • Responsible for ensuring that all operational policies and procedures in branch are followed accurately
  • Work with Warehouse Manager to ensure schedules are followed, managing overtime expenses and attendance issues.
  • Work with Warehouse Manager to set Warehouse schedules, manage overtime and attendance issues.

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Physical ability to handle (lifting, pulling and pushing) typical product packaging, from light weight items up to 100 pound bags (with equipment) required.  
  • The ability and willingness to handle materials, including loading and unloading commercial carrier trucks and various customer vehicles.
  • Climb a ladder.
  • Use of specific equipment typical in distribution center environment.
  • Must be able to obtain forklift certification.
  • The ability to operate the forklift properly and safely, with emphasis on the need for coordination in handling the pallets stored in elevated rack positions; eye-hand-foot coordination, depth perception and smooth forklift operating skills in tight spaces is a requirement.
  • The ability to tolerate and work in the temperature ranges of the distribution center facilities, including summer and winter extremes
  • The ability to read, understand and comply with shipping regulations, particularly concerning size and weight limitations and the regulations and proper documentation of shipments involving  flammable and hazardous materials
  • The ability to utilize telephone and computer equipment to the extent of communicating with commercial truckers, customers and fellow employees about inventory status, transportation and shipping schedules and scheduling, including acting as a shipment expediter when appropriate or needed
  • The proper use of safety devices, such as, belts, harnesses and similar such safety items which minimize risk of personal injury
  • The maintenance of a pleasant, friendly attitude toward customers and fellow employees, recognizing that frequent changes of orders and shipping schedules is a normal part of the job
  • The maintenance of a neat and clean personal appearance, commensurate with the obvious recognition of the nature of the distribution center work

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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