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Warehouse 2nd Shift Lead

Theisen Home Farm Auto

1 Positions

ID: 21260

Posted On 09/28/2022

Job Overview



Employment Type: Full Time

Supervisor: Warehouse Supervisor

Location: Dubuque Distribution Center


Job Description

To receive merchandise on radio frequency monitors (RF) and stock or split out freight from UPS and other freight lines.


  • Education: High school diploma or GED or
  • Experience: 3-12 months preferred

Job Duties

  • Lead Person Duties
    • Supervise associates on 2nd shift, delegate and assign work
    • To make department productive and efficient
    • Train new associates, follow- up on progress
    • Follow up on all discrepancies after receiving, reporting any problems to manager
    • Work closely with buyers and assistants keeping them informed of discrepancies or problems with vendors
    • Sort and organize freight shipments and UPS
    • Inform Floor Supervisor/Manager of problems
    • Provide input to manager for evaluations of associates
    • Prioritize vendors according to AD items, invoices due: receive vendors according to arrival in warehouse
    • Work with Manager to determine work load needs (Scheduling extra hours, Temp needs etc.)
  • Receive Freight
    • Enter the P.O. number, or scan a UPC code to find the P.O.
    • Log the P.O. if not already logged
    • Scan item and enter quantity received
    • Pull items for split out, place in totes or boxes and push off into conveyor. Items for stock need to be put on shelf and scanned to shelf or “moved” location.
    • Scan ID on shelves when putting into stock.
    • If needed, place tickets on items that do not have UPC’s or require price tickets.
    • Deliver items marked to attention of a Buyer, Advertising, etc.
  • Send Out Direct Bill Items
    • Sort by stores
    • Put direct billing stickers on with information completed
    • Complete direct bill packing list and file in file cabinet.
    • Pack cases on pallets
  • Special Orders
    • Receive on a special order from. Sending one copy with merchandise, one copy to the office and filling one copy in file cabinet.
  • Clean up
    • Sweep floor
    • Move pallets
    • Empty trash cans
  • Other Duties as Requested by Management
    • Help in other areas of warehouse when needed
    • Any other duties as assigned
    • Assist with training of new associates
    • Ensure clothing receiving staging area is kept orderly

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • ADMINISTRATIVE: Checking work, Coaching/counseling, Record keeping, Reporting, Supervising, Training
  • CLERICAL: Filing, Proofreading, Ten-key
  • MATHEMATICAL: Calculating, Problem solving, Projections, Reasoning
  • MECHANICAL: Maintenance, Repairing
  • READING: Basic, Correspondence, Technical
  • WRITING: Basic, Correspondence, Memos


Part Time and Full Time eligible for:

  • Competitive match on 401K
  • PTO, holiday, and birthday-off pay
  • Associate discount and many other benefits

Full Time also eligible for:

  • Health, dental, vision, flexible spending account
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • PTO, holiday, and birthday-off pay
  • Associate discount and many other benefits


Physical Demands

Frequent physical demands include lifting up to 50 lbs., walking, standing, bending, twisting, reaching, pushing, pulling, squatting, kneeling, dexterity and light grasping.  Occasional physical demands include lifting up to 75 lbs. and climbing stairs.  The associate is required to talk and hear.  Must be able to work required shifts and maintain attendance standards.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision adequate for the incumbent to perform the responsibilities and functions of the job efficiently.  The associate must have the manual dexterity to manually operate and use a computer, and a RF handheld scanner.


Work Environment and Working Conditions

Work will normally be performed inside of a warehouse facility.  Temperatures can vary from 32 degrees to 100 degrees.  The work environment is usually fast paced with regular deadlines.  Extreme noise and vibrations may occasionally be experienced.  Associates may be subjected to hazards such as burns, cuts, strains, electrical, explosive, and mechanical.  Due to the nature of the work, associates may be exposed to atmospheric conditions such as dust fumes, odors, and poor ventilation. For the safety of our associates, all associates are required to wear protective steel toed shoes as well as other protective devices that management deems appropriate.


Theisen’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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About the Company

Theisen's is an independent, family-owned chain of Home, Farm and Auto stores, with locations in Dubuque, Maquoketa, Dewitt, Anamosa, Monticello, Tipton, Dyersville, Vinton, lowa Falls, Charles City, New Hampton, Marshalltown, Cedar Rapids (2), Newton, Ames, Grinnell, Pella, Coralville, Indianola, Davenport IA, Sparta WI, Black River Falls WI and Jefferson, WI.

Theisen's is a member of Mid-States Distributing, a buying group comprised of independent, family-owned retailers across the country.

Theisen's was founded in 1927 by Leo & Kathryn Theisen.  Theisen's headquarters are in Dubuque where the buying staff, advertising, accounting, human resources, MIS and distribution center are located.

Theisen's  employs over 1200 associates. The philosophy at Theisen's is "people buy from people, not companies" and the company stresses that "our associates work with us, not for us". 6201 Chavenelle Road Dubuque , IA 52002-2634 (563)556-4738