Tech Data - Americas

  • Logistics Lead

    Location US-GA-Suwanee
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  • Overview


    This position will lead, train and mentor new/existing employees through the direction of work and allocation of tasks in multiple functions within the Logistics Center (i.e. receiving, shipping,inventory control and/or slotting).  Acts as a liaison for the Manager to employees while providing  administrative and technical support.  Utilizes a Warehouse Management system, Tech Data programs and all necessary equipment to troubleshoot issues involving order and product flow, and identify potential root causes.  Positively supports continuous improvement initiatives (i.e. utilizing Lean Sigma techniques, updating SOP’s, developing & implementing solutions). 

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

      • Delegates work and tasks to various teams and/or departments, such as receiving, put-away, picking, packing, slotting, etc. within the Logistics Center.
      • Adjusts to work-flow needs by rotating self, employees and /or assigned workers from function to function.
      • Provides technical support to employees and communicates across all levels within the Logistics Center.
      • Acts as an extension of the manager and  provides performance feedback to management on employees.
      • Responds to questions and provide solutions, are known as the “knowledge base” of information.
      • Proficiently utilized a Warehouse Management System for work-flow.
      • Acts as a SME; trains/mentors employees.
      • Operates all Material Handling Equipment.
      • Supports and participates in continuous improvement initiatives (i.e. Lean Sigma, Kaizen events, ISO, etc).
      • Maintains and promotes a safe and clean working environment
      • Additional duties as assigned
      • Meets attendance and punctuality standards

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Previous Work Experience:


    • Internal candidates: Minimum of two (3) years high volume Logistics warehouse experience. Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Logistics functions such as SAP-WMS, SOP’s, shipping, receiving and/or inventory control, etc.
    • External candidates: minimum of five (5) years high volume Logistics warehouse experience outlined above. 
    • Lead experience preferred.



    • Preferred:  Associate Degree
    • Required:  High School Diploma/G.E.D.

    Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:

    • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
    • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
    • Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information.
    • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Able to execute instructions and to request clarification when needed.
    • Able to exhibit ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns, and feelings of others.
    • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
    • Able to maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.
    • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Able to quickly learn new systems and technology.
    • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
    • Able to transport up to 50 lbs.
    • Able to use common office equipment.
    • Able to use relevant computer system applications at an intermediate level.
    • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Possesses basic clerical and data entry skills.
    • Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive.
    • Possesses strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
    • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

    Working Conditions:


    • Distribution center environment may include:  exposure to extreme temperatures; high noise levels; high places; wet and/or humid conditions; and outside weather conditions
    • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires


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