Generac Power Systems

  • Warehouse Lead

    Job Locations US-WI-Berlin
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/18/2017 5:43 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing Operations
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Materials Supervisor, the Warehouse Lead will be responsible for daily execution of first-shift material handling activities at Generac Mobile Products Berlin production plant.  Activities include receiving, staging and line-side presentation of materials.  In addition, this position will be responsible for supporting Operational Excellence objectives aimed at improving material velocity from staging to line-side locations.


    Practice and enforce safe work habits and Generac Mobile Products safety guidelines, responds to safety hazards identified by coworkers, reports unsafe conditions to management

    • Operate forklift, hoist and other equipment to transport materials to specified areas of the plant, taking care to ensure quality of materials
    • Ensures daily standard work goals are met, balances resources as required to meet goals
    • Support cross-training initiatives that build a high performance work team
    • Utilize ERP system to print daily pick reports, perform part location inquiries and transactions
    • Responsible and accountable for inventory accuracy, ensures best-in-class inventory accuracy
    • Ensure returnable packaging and dunnage is sorted and staged for return to outside suppliers
    • Clean up and dispose of scrap bracing, cardboard and strapping, de-trash materials as needed
    • Ensures timely flow of material from dock to stock, consolidation of inventory locations
    • Drive company vehicles for the purpose of miscellaneous deliveries and/or shipments
    • Ensures daily pre-use inspection sheet process is followed
    • Ensures all standard documented procedures for warehousing are followed and used as training guides for onboarding
    • Enforces clean work area free of clutter, miscellaneous packaging material and other debris… holds work team accountable for highest level of standard for work place organization
    • Provide solutions for optimum use of warehousing and line stocking areas
    • Provide solutions for optimum use of warehousing and line stocking areas



    Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach above shoulders; stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.



    • High school diploma and 3 years of warehouse and/or shipping experience, including operation of forklift
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Forklift certification or ability to be certified
    • Understanding of and ability to utilize Inventory Management Systems
    • Familiarity with the principles of production materials flow and planning
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in recordkeeping
    • Ability to prioritize work and assign in order to meet deadlines
    • Ability to work overtime as required
    • Ability to provide direction



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