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Warehouse Lead (Highmore, SD)

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Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition, LLC Jobs




Can you repetitively bend and lift boxes and bags up to 80 lbs? While working in a non-climate controlled environment? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills with a team approach and a positive attitude? Are you willing to operate material handling equipment including forklift, order picker, pallet jack, and other equipment as required? If you said yes to all of these questions, we ’ d like to hear from you!

For a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.   Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

Oversee and participate in the shipping, receiving, storing, and issuing of products, and inventory/fixed assets, maintain receiving and inventory control records and prepare related reports.  Serve as a lead over one or more assigned warehouse functions; train and provide lead work direction and guidance to assigned staff.  Participate in overseeing all aspects of warehouse operations and general warehouse duties, including but not limited to; stocking and retrieving package and bulk containers, driving a forklift, and general housekeeping.  Must enjoy working with a diverse customer base in a fast-paced setting.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Possession of a valid commercial Class A driver's license with a good driving record
  • Forklift Driver and Driving Certification (offered on the job)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient with computers utilizing Microsoft Windows, Windows applications
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employees
  • Can effectively multi-task

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Ability to work and contribute to a team approach with a positive attitude and outlook
  • Possess the leadership skills to effectively lead a warehouse team
  • Knowledge or experience in agriculture operations is a plus
  • Willingness to operate material handling equipment including forklift, order picker, pallet jack, and other equipment as required
  • Willingness to work overtime hours during busy seasons
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enjoys and embraces a diverse/variety of job duties and responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Provide support to drivers, and warehouse personnel
  • Oversee the efficient operation of the yard, warehouse, and all vehicles
  • Provide inventory management in the best overall economic interest of the company
  • Oversee daily and monthly inventory counts
  • Maintain accurate inventory records, ensuring no product leaves, or enters the warehouse without the necessary paperwork
  • Assisting loading and dispatching of custom applicators
  • Take action expeditiously on all aged and damaged inventory
  • Provide additional oversight to the maintenance of equipment
  • Determine storage location of products
  • Completes Hazardous Material shipping papers and trains drivers, warehouse helpers, and customers about transportation rules and regulations
  • Attend product training sessions and meetings when necessary
  • Oversee and participate in the receiving, shipping, and storing of inventory items
  • Meet and complete all WECO regulatory safety and training requirements, including physical exams, self, and other branch employees
  • Ensures that all parts are in stock, maintains proper inventory
  • Organize and maintain safety training and records
  • Ensure that the warehouse has proper safety signs
  • Become well-rounded in all aspects of the branch to ensure profitability
  • Operate a variety of warehouse equipment including forklifts, pallet jacks, dollies, and postage meters (as applicable); operate a computer and use assigned software to input data and generate reports
  • Maintain the warehouse in a clean, orderly, safe, and secure condition
  • Make recommendations regarding proper storage, inventory, and warehousing procedures and improvements in warehouse efficiency
  • Maintain accurate inventory records, ensuring no product leaves, or enters the warehouse without the necessary paperwork
  • All other duties as assigned

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); pension plan, 401k match up to 3%
  • Drug-Free Workplace

If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!


Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry ’ s best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

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Warehouse Lead (Highmore, SD)

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