Team Leader - Warehouse ( 2nd Shift )

ConAgra Foods   •  

Council Bluffs, IA

5 - 7 years

Posted 257 days ago

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Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Job Duties:

  • Manages distributions operations to maintain accurate inventory and reporting systems for finished products, raw materials, packaging and ingredients
  • Ensures that teams are trained and qualified to execute against inventory processes that meet or exceed corporate quality standards for food safety
  • Ensures orders for shipments are processed in a timely and accurate manner to meet customer requirements and established corporate level service targets
  • Ensures a safe work environment and works with Safety department and team to meet corporate goals and governmental standards, including but not limited to, training and certifications on forklifts, order pickers, floor maintenance equipment and fall protection
  • Collaborate effectively with Plant Operations, Supply Planning, Transportation, Sales and customer contacts in order to promote a high standard of customer service
  • Manage Distribution operations to deliver favorable Direct and Indirect labor costs and ensures that Distribution Center operations meet or exceed service level targets within budget. Provides direction and team engagement on loss identification and elimination, application and training of continuous improvement methodology and provide environment for accountability. Develops distributionassociate team to enable development of personal and company goals/objectives, and conducts formal performance evaluations of team direct reports
  • Effectively utilize the HR planning process systems to facilitate PMP, IDP and talent review process
  • Coaches team to achieve repeatable performance against departmental productivity goals set forth by Platform Logistics and efficiently manages proper manpower needs to process customer and stock transfer orders complete and on time
  • Develop engaged and competent employees and team to drive business results. Coordination of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and allergens for all raw and packaging with Quality Assurance
  • Provide comprehensive analysis of slotting and material flow (raw, package, finished goods) to develop innovative solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness where appropriate. duties include data collection, analysis, evaluation, scenario recommendations to support warehousing, transportation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must possess a good working knowledge of distribution operations and logistics, as well as information systems, customer service, transportation, inventory management and supply chain management
  • The individual must be decisive and innovative, and possess solid interpersonal, coaching, verbal/written communications and presentation skills, strong influencing, negotiation, conflict management and team building skills
  • Computer program literacy including but not limited to Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Key Leadership Competencies: Integrity/Trust, Ethics/Values
  • Working knowledge of Lean Supply Chain- applicable knowledge of Continuous Improvement Methodology-Lean, VSM, Kaizen, FI, SRC, 5S, Standard Work
  • Experience managing warehouse operations in a food grade environment- working knowledge of USDA and food safety requirement and application is a plus
  • Experience with participating and leading a Behavioral Based Safety program at a departmental and plant level
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills
  • A self-motivated individual that is able to multi-task and lead others
  • Ability to work weekends and/or shift work with a strong work ethic and employment history
  • Ability to work weekends and/or shift work with a strong work ethic and employment history
  • Must be available for an 2nd shift position


  • Bachelors' degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or other Logistics degreepreferred. Otherdegrees, qualifications and work experience will be considered
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in the warehouse operations (material handling forklift operation, inventory control, yard management), both union and non-union
  • Two years+ supervisory experiencepreferred
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • SAPexperiencepreferred

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.