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Shipping/Receiving Lead

Company: Central Garden & Pet
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Pennington Seed is searching for a Shipping/Receiving Lead to work at our warehouse/distribution facility in Madison, GA. This position requires an individual who is safety conscious and able to perform required functions in a productive manner, working with tight schedules and deadlines. MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Perform work in accordance with established safety policies and procedures; and comply with all work rules, standards, instructions, and requirements.
  • Run transactions for inbound all product that is received.
  • Ensure all products are counted and labeled prior to inbound completion.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace for all shipping employees.
  • Ensure all orders are pulled in a timely, efficient manner and accurate manner.
  • Oversee daily warehouse activities (shipping/receiving, grass seed blending, inventory management)
  • Manage light manufacturing capabilities as well as a small private fleet with daily deliveries.
  • Follow and implement required safety procedures. Assist in training and keeping all employees trained and up to date on company standards.
  • Provide guidance and direction to team members.
  • Work well with coworkers and be flexible in performing a variety of job tasks
  • Able to carry out the above responsibilities and all others that may be assigned in a manner that demonstrates good judgment, common sense, support, and adherence to Central's Safety Policy and Procedures, Quality Policy and Procedures, and the Ethics Policy. IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES
    • 3+ years of warehouse experience preferred.
    • An associate degree is a plus.
    • Must be able to read, analyze and interpret documents relating to the job, function, or project assignment by making decisions when identifying in-process problems, and have the ability to deal with a variety of job assignments.
    • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
    • Must be willing to learn SAP software program functions. Previous SAP exp. is a plus.
    • Experienced supervising warehouse team members.
    • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. WORKING ENVIRONMENT
      • Manual labor required in position (i.e., lifting 50 lb. bags materials).
      • Daily use of industrial equipment (i.e., forklift). At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China, and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier, and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries---one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at to learn more. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.

Keywords: Central Garden & Pet, Athens , Shipping/Receiving Lead, Professions , Madison, Georgia

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