Shift Lead- Warehouse

Job Description: 

JOB TITLE: Shift Lead- Warehouse

REPORTS TO: Warehouse Manager

FLSA POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Hourly Non-Exempt

SHIFT:  2nd shift Monday-Friday 2:00pm -10:00pm


POSITION SUMMARY: The Shift Lead-Warehouse supervises and assists in training new or existing Warehouse Associates and ensures completion of daily warehouse tasks at both the Logistic Center and Brewery. The Shift Lead- Warehouse assigns tasks as it relates to operational functions within the Warehouse departments ensuring a safe working environment, high morale among Warehouse Associates, quality workmanship, and productivity. 



• Adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” culture of Bell’s Brewery, Inc. and is accountable for the safety of his/her direct reports.

• Leads all day-to-day Warehouse activities on assigned shift.

• Facilitates communication within his/her team, between shifts, with management and with other departments. 

• Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork within the department and company.

• Monitors staff attendance records and reports any problems to the Warehouse Manager.

• Tracks and records staff performance through documentation, reports any problems to the Warehouse Manager.

• Coordinates with Warehouse Manager to effect disciplinary measures if necessary.

• Conducts annual performance reviews to direct reports.

• Actively engages his/her team towards developing their professional goals.

• Effectively represents team’s needs in regularly scheduled Supply Chain meetings regarding safety, quality, and human resources related issues.

• Consistently administers Bell’s policies and procedures on his/her shift.

• Assists in developing, maintaining and ensuring compliance to all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in collaboration with subject matter experts.

• Provides feedback to Warehouse Manager of overall performance for both team members and vendors.

• Leads Warehouse training and educational activities for both new and experienced staff. 

• Suggest ideas to continuously improve all functions and programs related to Warehouse Operations. 

• Leads efforts to ensure all Warehouse equipment and tools are functioning safely and properly, reports all related safety concerns to Warehouse Manager immediately.

• Communicates with Drivers, Vendors, Brewery staff, and Shipping staff, to help ensure timely movement of Finished Goods shipments.

• Commutes between company sites and offsite storage facilities.

• Uses the company vehicle to transfer materials between company sites, as needed.

• Shift coverage as necessary.


Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.



• On duty Warehouse Associates


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

• Must possess a valid driver’s license. 

• Access to a personal vehicle.



• Forklift trucks

• Desktop computer

• Including a basic understanding of Word, Excel and Outlook

• Hand held Bar code Scanner

• Cleaning agents and other hazardous chemicals

• Company vehicles



• Exceptional leadership skills.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable addressing diverse groups.

• An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards who will positively represent Bell’s Brewery both internally and externally.

• A well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player.

• Exceptional time management skills with a proven ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work load to balance multiple projects.

• Experience in a logistics receiving environment with an understanding of core safety issues.

• The ability to safely handle potentially hazardous chemicals & train others in safe practices.

• Outstanding attention to detail. 

• Ability to coordinate with other departments according to schedule.

• Ability to work proficiently in Windows XP, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Access on an IBM compatible PC.



• 1-3 years of prior Logistics experience.

• Knowledge of logistics, supply chain and inventory control systems.

• Previous Leadership experience.

• A high level of professionalism.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and sequel server (HANS).

• Ability to make difficult decisions when necessary.

• Demonstrate knowledge of the brewing and packaging processes. 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.

• Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell.

• Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 55 lbs, occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 lbs with assistance, and occasionally maneuver 165 lb kegs with assistance.

• Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms. Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

• Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. 


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

• The work environment is usually that of a brewery & surrounding grounds.

• The employee frequently must work in a sanitary environment.

• The noise level in certain parts of the brewery is occasionally loud (80+ dB).

• The employee occasionally works around high voltage, flame, hot water, and steam.

• The employee regularly works with hazardous materials.

• The employee works near moving mechanical parts.

• The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.

• The employee comes in contact with and has to handle broken glass.


Bell’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply
Job Location: 
Comstock, MI
United States