Anixter Warehouse Receiving Team Lead in Cranbury, New Jersey

Warehouse Receiving Team Lead

Date Posted6/14/2018

LocationCranbury, NJ

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-7603751509

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a highly motivated team player as a Warehouse Lead at our Cranbury, NJ distribution facility. In this role, you will be responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of our Receiving department and providing the highest level of customer service.

The anticipated schedule for this position will be 9:00am to 6:00pm. Overtime flexibility will be required for this role.

What you’ll be doing in this role:

  • Directing and advising the daily activities of a team of warehouse associates.

  • Ensuring that new and experienced employees perform duties with a high degree of safety, service and quality.

  • Provide proper training and development for warehouse associates.

  • Ensure workflow for facility meets performance expectations and all customer orders are processed properly and on-time.

  • Provide basic feedback to team on performance. Know when to escalate issues to your manager for assistance.

  • Maintaining inventory and service levels to meet all necessary customer requirements and delivery deadlines;

  • Stock replenishment and cycle counting;

  • Handle material shortage requests;

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision;

  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers;

  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments; and

  • Follow company safety policies and procedures.


  • The successful candidate must have a strong background in all areas of warehousing including shipping, receiving, inventory and quality control.

  • Experience leading a team through influence and motivation.

  • 1+ years previous experience in a warehouse, distribution center, manufacturing or retail company a plus.

  • Strong analytical, math, reading, writing and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to bend, reach, push, pull, squat and walk throughout an entire shift.

  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, generally an entire shift(8+ hours per day).

  • Demonstrated and prior experience operating forklifts and/or other powered industrial equipment.

  • Demonstrated math, counting, reading and writing skills.

Check us out on the web at for more information.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

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