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Job Title: Distribution Team Lead
Company Name: Hach
Location: Romeoville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/12/2021
Expire Date: 05/12/2021
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Engineering, Information Technology, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Writing/Authoring, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Distribution Team Lead


As the Shipping Team Lead for a group of associates, you will be responsible for work assignments that support an effective lean operation conforming to standardized work procedures, identifying improvement opportunities, and working with associates and management to solve operational workflow problems. General duties may include picking, assembling, and packaging.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 6:30 AM-3:00 PM. Overtime may be required.


  • Able to communicate and train associates on proper use of equipment and safety policies and ensure proper PPE (personal protective equipment) is available for each employee.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts in support of lean processes and lead problem solving teams or kaizen events.

  • Periodically review work and assess conformity to standard work and critical to quality procedures.

  • Resolve schedule problems throughout the day by closely coordinating with necessary departments.

  • Ensure appropriate controls (KPIs) and visual management tools are in place and up to date for effective operations within area (mini-factory) of responsibility.

  • Understand daily expectations of the business and assist area manager in assigning work to team members which prioritizes the workload and equipment schedule to meet both internal and external customer demand.

  • Responsible for order management. Provides information to appropriate personnel, including the Area Manager, regarding needed changes and adjustments.

  • Able to recognize points of failure in the flow of distribution and drive to implement countermeasures, escalate or recommend solutions

  • Effectively communicate with managers, engineers, technicians and business unit as required.

  • Assist area manager in the training of new associates.

  • Able to perform and/or train others to proficiently perform work assignments and help area manager to establish a depth at the area of responsibility.

  • Provide performance feedback to area manager on team members.

  • Assist area manager in planning OT hours and maintaining attendance logs.

  • Apply job skills and company policies to complete a wide range of difficult tasks.

  • Use scheduling techniques to achieve increased flexibility, floor space and turnaround time by reducing work-in-process inventory and overall lead times.

  • Cross-train others as needed to ensure back-ups are available and ready when needed.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • HS diploma/GED or equivalent required

  • Minimum 1 year of leadership experience leading others is highly preferred.

  • Minimum 1 years experience in a distribution / production environment required.


  • Possess basic reading, writing, and math skills (including adding, subtracting, calculating. percentages, converting minutes to hours, and performing basic Algebra).

  • Possess necessary computer skills to utilize and maintain required distribution software systems.

  • Possess ability to resolve minor problems, recognize normal and unusual situations.

  • Some areas will require the ability to work with manual and/or power equipment.

  • Demonstrate strong multitasking skills.

  • Must be quality conscious: Accuracy and attention to detail required.

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee isfrequentlyrequired to reach with hands and arms. The employee isconstantlyrequired to stand/or sit(select locations, see below), squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee isfrequentlyrequired to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee mustfrequentlylift, carry, push or pull up to30 poundsand/oroccasionallylift, carry, push or pull up to50 pounds.

Specific vision abilitiesrequiredby this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employeemaybe subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment isoccasionallyloud.

Employees will berequiredto wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contact lenses may not be allowed in some areas.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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