Lead Shipping Associate
Location: Totowa NJ
Reports to: Shipping Manager
Come see whats cookin at HelloFresh!
At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient & exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world & we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.
We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services & were growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.
The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, & international, & our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.
The Lead Shipping Associate coordinates activities of & provides coaching & guidance to workers in the Shipping department. The Lead Associate works alongside & with the team, stepping in as needed to ensure maximum productivity. The Lead is responsible for following & enforcing all safety, GMP & SQF policies/procedures, as well as adherence to PPE/hygiene policies, in cooperation with the supervisor. The Lead Shipping Associate is responsible for leading day to day shipping operations.
You will ...
Manage the team responsibilities on the floor, & signs off on carrier counts/DSR/BOL for each shipment
Ensure adherence to OSHA, GMP, SQF, food safety & facility compliance
Ensure accuracy of the Box Counter Tool, Shipping Logger, & Shipping Dashboard
Visually confirm that the incoming trailer is staged in the correct dock door
Inspects trailer for any harmful contaminants & completes the trailer inspection form
Ensures that shipping labels are checked for each pallet loaded onto the trailer
Complete a walk around the lane of pallets to be loaded, to ensure same color dots
Assist Supervisors in any situations that arise requiring additional assistance or approval.
Escalate any issues to the Shipping Supervisor/Shipping Manager
cleaning of work stations, overseeing team member performance, meeting goals, ensuring work is completed correctly
Establish & work within budget as permitted by Shipping Manager
At least 18 years old
Able to read, write & speak English
Able to express ideas & thoughts clearly with tact & diplomacy
Able to lead a large group of employees & keep on task to meet goals & deadlines
Comfortable in a manufacturing/warehouse/assembly environment & is regularly exposed to cool and/or cold temperatures (10 - 40).
Open to overtime. Some overtime may needed depending upon weekly orders & weekend work may required depending on scheduling.
Able to count & have basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division & fractions).
Have basic computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office, Google Sheets
Regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, reach & lift while performing duties of this job
At a minimum, you have...
High school diploma or GED equivalent
2+ years of related experience in shipping/receiving
Forklift experience/licensure required, pallet jack & other warehouse equipment experience
Flexibility - Must be willing & able to work the entire schedule as we cannot accommodate partial shifts or early/late arrivals.
Counting & basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division & fractions).
Competitive Salary & 401K company match that vests immediately upon participation
Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy
$0 monthly premium & other flexible health plans effective first day of employment
75% discount on your subscription to HelloFresh (as well as other product initiatives)
Snacks, coffee & catered meals
Company sponsored outings & Employee Resource Groups
Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company
It is the policy of HelloFresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.