Posted on Oct. 13, 2016
A little about us:
Empire® has provided quality, name-brand products at great prices for more than 50 years. The company was founded in 1959 as a small, family-owned business in Chicago and has grown into a nationwide leader in flooring and window treatments. Since 1974 we have been a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business and hold an A+ rating. Through the dedication and hard work of our employees and contractors we have earned numerous customer service and business ethics awards and our goal is to continue delivering outstanding, quality products with an amazing team of customer-focused employees. Come and join us in our quest to provide a great product and service to our customers!
A little about this amazing opportunity as a Warehouse Lead:
The Warehouse Lead is responsible for the overall operation of the warehouse including inventory management while acting as a lead for their peers. This position reports to the General Manager.
What makes this a great opportunity?
Opportunity for growth
Climate controlled warehouse
Great shift with Sundays and holidays off
A little about your responsibilities:
Full ownership and accountability of the warehouse operations including managing associates
Interacts with contractors to ensure that all materials were receive to complete the order
Use of a handheld computer device to scan product in and out of the warehouse
Load and unload materials
Transport carpeting and flooring via forklift and manual handling
A little about the skills required to be successful in this role:
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Ability to operate a forklift
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis to load/unload trucks, place materials on pallets and/or move items in the warehouse Strong ability to meet deadlines