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Crew Leader - Shipping (11:30am-8pm)

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: SALISBURY, NC, US, 28147-9379

Company: Imperial Supplies

Help us drive record-breaking double digit growth! 

Imperial Supplies, a Grainger company, is a national distributor of quality maintenance products. Serving the fleet maintenance industry since 1958, Imperial has formed lasting relationships with customers by tailoring our services to meet their changing needs.


Under general supervision, the Crew Leader- Shipping is responsible for direction of sale and accurate shipping activities within the regional distribution center.



  1. Schedule workload assignments and control work flow within checking, shipment packing, restock, and product transfers to the other Regional Distribution Centers. Redirect personnel to most efficiently accomplish the daily service objectives and reassign workforce accordingly.


  1. Train department personnel. Provide assertive, timely communication to team members and leadership regarding safety, teamwork and quality. Coach, mentor, and develop team members to meet personal and company objectives.


  1. Interface with carrier personnel. Serve as subject matter expert in carrier Bill of Lading and manifest requirements, carrier routing requirements, parcel manifesting system, and specific customer requested packaging requirements.


  1. Maintain records including labor records, inventory transactions, and personnel time records as required by the Supervisor. Responsible for company asset control involving inventory accuracy and capital equipment.


  1. Communicate with Inventory Control Administrator regarding inventory discrepancies. Ensure packing and checking accuracy is maintained before products are shipped to our customers. Research shipment errors.
  2. Promote safe working environment. Observe safety regulations and promote safe work habits. Maintain good housekeeping. Open and close facility as directed by supervisor.




  • High school diploma/GED equivalent and valid state driver’s license. Additional related education or certification beyond high school level is preferred.
  • Two years of general warehouse/distribution knowledge required. Five years of progressive manufacturing or warehousing experience, proficiency with material handling equipment and stack crane equipment is preferred.
  • High degree of mathematical skills, effective reading and writing skills, strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with ability to lead, influence and engage team members without authority. 
  • Ability to learn and operate receiving/packaging systems software and demonstrated technical skills for safe operation of industrial equipment. Strong team work skills and training ability.
  • Requires majority of time standing and walking. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and operate heavy industrial equipment to a height of 30 feet above floor level.

Job Segment: Shipping and Receiving, Facilities, Operations

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