Distribution Center Operations Lead - 4th Shift Stocking


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Distribution Center
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Distribution Center TN
Remote Eligible
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What's cool about this job

REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism. 

REI is building a state of the art facility in Lebanon, TN! 
Read more about the facility and the timeline here.

About this role: Operations Leads play a vital role at REI and are the most common entry point into our Distribution Center Team. As an Operations Lead, you will support all areas of the Distribution Center including the following: merchandise handling (picking and restocking), receiving, price marking, splitting, shipping, packaging specialized customer orders, handling cardboard and waste for team efficiency and the preparation and assembly of bicycles. Operations Leaders work directly with the Supervisor team to oversee the team and ensure the department meets their operational goals on the DC floor.

Pay range for this role: $23.80-$26.45 / hour +10% shift differential for the Weekend Day Shift. This role will support 4th (Weekend Day - Friday to Monday 4 AM to 2:30 PM).

Bring your passion and expertise
We are looking for motivated people to join REI's newest Distribution facility in Lebanon, TN! As an Operations Lead, you will contribute to REI’s success as the nation’s largest consumer co-op. The primary focus of this Operations role is to drive others as they move product throughout the warehouse. There may be opportunity, after training and certification, to operate power equipment such as pallet riders. You will work in many areas as assigned and support areas based on business volume and team performance. 

Skills we look for in our Operations Lead:
  • Proven leadership experience 2+ years.
  • Prior warehouse or relevant experience.
  • Familiarity working with computer systems and/or RF equipment.
  • Prior experience using power equipment to process freight throughout the facility (current and valid drivers license suffices).
  • Ability to comprehend and apply Standard Operations Procedures (SOP’s) and receive direction from peers, others in operational roles, and Supervisors.
  • The ability to transfer and shift boxes weighing an average of 20 to 30 pounds with a maximum of 65 pounds throughout a full shift of work.
  • Ability to work safely, minding personal and team safety in daily operations.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to work in many areas, cross train in other departments and train others.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound conclusions.
  • Sets effective work goals, establishing priorities, and produces quality work.
  • Builds rapport with all kinds of people within and outside the organization.
  • The ability to work in a standing or walking environment for 8-10 hour shifts.
REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We remain deeply committed to making the Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us. 
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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