Lead Warehouse Associate (Full Time, Day Shift)

in Elk Grove, CA

Lead Warehouse Associate (Full Time, Day Shift) Job

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    3238 Dwight Rd
    Elk Grove, CA 95758, US

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    Full time

Schedule: Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM (flexible to work Sundays)

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What Warehouse Operations contributes to Cardinal Health

Warehouse Operations is responsible for performing/controlling a combination of manual or automated tasks necessary for the receipt, storage, and shipment of product. This may include functions of receiving, picking, packing, shipping, staging, transporting, storage, delivery, etc. Also responsible for the efficient flow of products from the point of product receipt from vendors to the shipment of products (via prescribed service parameters) to a variety of internal and external customers.

*Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines. *

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies extensive knowledge and company policies to complete a wide range of assignmentsDemonstrates expert understanding of all levels of the job family and has thorough knowledge of jobs outside area of responsibilityTakes the lead in effectively applying new processes and skills in accomplishing assignmentsMay provide technical guidance and training to othersMaintains appropriate licenses, training and certificationsWorks on complex problems that require independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issueMakes recommendation for new or revised processes and has a role on the implementationAdheres to all quality guidelinesWorks with minimal degree of supervision. Has latitude to make decisions in exceptional circumstances within established guidelinesProvides guidance to less experienced team membersMay have team leader responsibilities but does not formally supervise

Accountabilities in this role

Ability to handle multiple projects at a time while meeting deadlinesAbility to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift up to 50 poundsAbility to frequently read written documents and use a computer monitor screenAssists in conducting new-hire orientationPerforms temperature monitoring and calibration checksSupports Safety Performance Indicators and safety initiativesEnsuring that Cardinal Health's principles, policies, and procedures are consistently practicedLeading and motivating the warehouse worker team to achieve productivity and quality goalsCoordinating workflow to accomplish overall business objectives (i.e, picking, packing and shipping,  cage/vault, RX & OTC, case picking, and housekeeping)Filling-in for others and performing functional tasks daily where/when necessaryHandling general employee inquiries and solves routine problems within scope of the position, referring more complex problems to the next level supervisorMaintaining positive employee relationsPromoting a team environment and facilitates process improvementSupporting the shift supervisor and provides input for performance appraisals of warehouse employeesWorking closely with other leads and supervisors within the facility to promote teamworkProviding assistance in the training and development of new hires and retraining of employeesActive accountability for self and others regarding Cardinal Health values and leadership essentials


2+ years Lead or Supervisor experience in a fast-paced work environmentExcellent interpersonal, organizational, and follow through skillsMust be able to provide proven track record for team accountability, mentoring and coaching, improving team performance, improving productivity and quality, promoting safe work practices, and facility housekeepingLean Six Sigma experience preferredExcellent oral and written communication skillsHigh School Diploma or GED preferred, College degree highly preferredProficient in math and reading skillsProficient experience using Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office. AS400 experience preferredSelf-initiates to foster development and process improvement in all areas and across team boundaries


Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support your and your family’s health and well-being.

Medical, dental and vision coveragePaid time off planHealth savings account (HSA)401k savings planFlexible spending accounts (FSAs)Short- and long-term disability coverageWork-Life resourcesPaid parental leaveHealthy lifestyle programsPaid parental leave

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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