Multiquip Inc.

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Distribution Lead

Distribution Lead

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Job Locations 
US-CA-San Bernardino
Regular Full-Time

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Leads all warehousing work activities on shift designated area; ensures effective use of employees, equipment, and facilities and adjust to changes in workload by helping physically with operating requirements by performing the following duties


  • Plan daily receiving and shipping schedules to meet inbound and outbound shipment volumes while working side by side with Warehouse Associates to complete all daily tasks
  • Organize receiving/shipping activities. Verify that all received/shipped materials and documents are accurate
  • Operate forklift, stand-up fork lift truck, order/cherry picker, pallet jacks and/or hand truck, and a conveyor system to move products and other tools for shipping
  • Ensure that products move efficiently from receiving to storage and shipping in a timely manner. Ensures that orders due for delivery are available within the cut off time and are completely ready to ship prior to carrier pick up arrival
  • Maintain stock location accuracy and stock organization via efficient receipt/put-away process and reconcile Cycle Counts variances 
  • Assists/fills in for Distribution Associate in receiving/shipping, cycle counts, and physical inventory functions
  • Assist in performing Distribution Coordinator functions during heavy workload periods or when the Coordinator is off
  • Ensures that all scanning and mobile devices are secure, charged, and properly taken care of
  • Inspect material handling equipment daily for defects and notify management personnel of repair needs
  • Ensure that orders are accurate and that posting of inventory is timely. Ensure that all paperwork is handled according to procedures and within company (JSox and internal) compliance
  • Operate computer terminal to research, input, and retrieve receiving, shipping, and inventory data as well as Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Conduct daily effective safety and housekeeping walkthroughs in order to ensure conditions detrimental to health and safety or injurious to equipment and facilities are corrected
  • Perform other duties as assigned  

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                   

Directly supervises workloads and leads employees in the Shipping & Receiving Department. Carries out floor Lead responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting in interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing workflow; assists Distribution Supervisor in appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems as needed.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 3 or more years of related experience 
  • 1 -3 years of SAP and WMS experience is highly desirable 
  • Ability to operate a forklift, stand-up forklift, order/cherry picker, pallet jacks and hand trucks
  • Forklift certification is required
  • Familiar with the use of hand tools, vertical saw, pneumatic nail gun & wrenches
  • Must have knowledge of WMS Distribution system; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software (MS Office)
  •  Ability to understand all safety and policy procedures