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Shift Lead - Warehouse


Whiteland, IN, US, 46184

Company:  Goodyear

Cooper Tire, A Goodyear company offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!

The Shift Lead role is responsible for overseeing a wide variety of warehouse activities, including overall warehouse organization, shipping finished goods utilizing WMS, receiving functions utilizing WMS and maintaining inventory and associated records. People management responsibilities include training, planning and assigning daily work, and resolving problems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and sustaining of best-in-class warehouse processes and procedures to enhance overall warehouse organization and distribution effectiveness, including increased inventory velocity, organization of finished goods stores, efficient inventory location, pack out and retrieval.
  • Assist in the development and sustaining of best-in-class logistic strategies, processes and procedures to optimize and streamline the shipping function. Specific consideration to be given to inbound and outbound carrier analysis, load analysis and timely and efficient load management and communication.
  • Assist in leading and completing daily warehouse, receiving and shipping tasks, including:
    • Assisting work to accurately fill and ship customer orders in specific time frame
    • Satisfying internal shipping requirements
    • Ensuring accuracy of shipments and supporting documentation
    • Ensure capacity levels correspond with inbound shipments
    • Picking and staging of customer orders
  • Ensure inventory transaction are recorded and participate in cycle count activities.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of the department activities.
  • Continuously improve warehouse operations.
  • Interpret company policies and enforce safety regulations, as well as demonstrate high standard of work practice and safety conscious behavior to workers.
  • Establish, maintain, and promote high standard of customer service.
  • Train and monitor staff in work procedure to ensure high standards of service are met.
  • Lead, motivate, coach, develop and empower the team.
  • Assist management and supervisory staff with team member performance evaluation and development.
  • Accurately complete necessary paperwork (i.e. data collection, time approvals, attendance).
  • Ensure health and safety is practice by everyone.
  • Embrace change and is a change agent as necessary.



  • High school diploma or GED
  • Forklift Certification
  • Sit-down forklift operation
  • Must be able to work the hours of 3pm – 5am Monday – Friday
  • Experience in a warehouse environment
  • Radio frequency scanning device
  • Overtime as required  


Cooper Tire, recently acquired by Goodyear, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.
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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing

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