J. Knipper and Company Operations Lead in Charlestown, Indiana

Position Title: Lead OperationsLocation: Charlestown, IndianaPOSITION SUMMARY:The Operations Lead will focus on the safety, quality and productivity of associates engaged in Operations activities assigned to them. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Oversee pick pack operations in a Pick-to-Light environment.Oversee pick pack operations in a refrigerated environment.Maintain a safe Operations environment.Review the Operations Work Instructions specific to each job they are overseeing prior to running the line.Responsible for performing in-process inspections to ensure order accuracy on pick pack linesEnsure equipment is utilized as intended by the manufacturer with all guards and safety devices in place. Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, best practices, and Standard Operating Procedures (e.g. line clearance, inventory reconciliation, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and OSHA.)Directly responsible for meeting distribution deadlines and the productivity of the line and pick pack operators under their supervision. Responsible for coordinating cycle counts with the Distribution LeadsResponsible for appropriate escalation of any incidents related to inventory or qualityDeploy labor, equipment, and systems focused on achieving benchmarks and productivity requirements for assigned job(s). Accurately report the consumption of resources (e.g., labor, materials, inventory, equipment, postage, etc)Ensure that paperwork and databases are updated and contain accurate and up-to-date information.Assign individual tasks to associates; assess quality and productivity of output on an on-going basis, making adjustments to line and labor as necessary.Participate in all training and process improvement initiatives. The above duties are meant to be representative of the position and not all-inclusive.Supervisory Management This position is responsible for following the directions of the Operations Supervisor, Operations Manager and other members of the Knipper Operations Management team. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education/Training: Business Experience: High School Diploma/GED or higherKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:Basic Supervisory Skills or training (including safety and regulatory specific training or experience)General warehouse or distribution skillsPrevious experience with Pick to Light pickingWMS experience a plusUse of job specific machinery and equipmentBasic to intermediate mathematical skills (counting, adding, multiplying, percentages, calculating line rates, capacities, etc.)Basic to intermediate computer skills PHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the duties of this job the employee is:Frequently required to stand or sit.Frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.Frequently lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds.Occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 35 pounds.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.