RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, MN, is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Germany, France, Singapore, and China. RTP Company engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

The Warehouse Lead is responsible for accurately shipping and receiving all materials in/out of the warehouse(s) and for assisting the Warehouse Associates and Warehouse Manager across all areas. The Warehouse Lead is accountable for providing day-to-day technical direction of an assigned warehouse team.

  • Under the direction of the Warehouse Manager, provides daily work direction to warehouse staff
  • Performs any position within the warehouse department as needed
  • Assists with new hire training and cross training of all areas
  • Provides feedback to the Warehouse Manager to assist in performance evaluations of staff
  • Assists in the approval of vacation requests and acts as a back-up for scheduled and unscheduled employee absences to ensure adequate coverage for assigned work area
  • Closes job completions in a timely manner
  • Delivers/stages received materials to appropriate employee/department
  • Accurately receives materials and packaging supplies into Cimpro
  • Generates labels via computer for material identification and ensures accurate and timely attachment to packages
  • Ensures correct execution of material pulling, staging, receiving, sampling, weighing, labeling, and shipping by warehouse employees
  • Works with warehouse management to investigate and document root cause of discrepancies to improve overall group performance
  • Recognizes, retains, and protects confidential information, specifically with customer information pertaining to pricing, formulations, business relationships, and product characteristics
  • Ensures the warehouse is maintained in accordance with housekeeping guidelines
  • Provides timely and professional responses to company correspondence and emails
  • Attends plant safety meetings
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations
  • Meets requirements to achieve and maintain certifications and accreditations, as they pertain to job
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to learn and operate the Cimpro system effectively
  • Must be detail orientated and able to provide consistent accuracy in data entry
  • Must have strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Must demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills and coaching skills; work with a positive attitude
  • Must maintain appropriate level of diplomacy with customers
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be dependable and demonstrate excellent attendance
  • Must be able to work overtime and off-shifts as needed
  • Must exhibit strong safety awareness
  • Must be able to maintain forklift license and have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

Education and Experience

  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED or 1 year of industrial work experience
  • Must have 3+ years of shipping/receiving and/or warehouse experience
  • Must demonstrate forklift experience and ability to operate other warehouse equipment
  • Customer service experience a plus
  • Inventory control experience a plus
Physical/Environmental Demands
  • Standing, bending, walking for 12 hours or more
  • Sustain long periods of light to moderate heavy physical activity
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs
  • Able to work overhead
  • Subject to humidity and heat in plant areas

EOE, including disability/vets; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other protected status.