Lead Material Handling Associate - Memphis TN

Dematic Corp. Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 2 months ago

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

This position will be a Lead role on the second shift.

The Role


  • Monitor in-bound product for expedited stock and ensure to expedite accordingly.

  • Assist Shipping Supervisor in ensuring all products get done

  • Assist Shipping Supervisor in leading the team

  • Monitor all unreleased deliveries to assist in resolution, so product can be shipped.

  • Monitor all rush/must ship orders and ensure shipping guidelines are met.

  • Assist with required stock verification needed prior to a delivery being created.

  • Identify and communicate any picks that are not completed timely to Shipping Supervisors.

  • Assist employees in following outbound shipping requirements for customers and eliminate any delays.

  • Communicate crating/special packaging needs by order/item and ensure proper guidelines are followed.

  • Monitor all deliveries to insure timely shipping.

  • Insure tracking is entered for all shipments.

  • Log all expedited deliveries and communicate tracking or issues to corporate office.

  • Assist Shipping Supervisor in distributing picking assignments to maximize efficiencies.

  • Investigate root cause and corrective actions for any customer service failures involving timeliness of shipments.

  • Utilize MS Office, Outlook, Excel, SAP and other programs as necessary

  • Be flexible and work necessary overtime as prescribed or needed.

  • Effectively take on other duties as assigned/necessary.

What We Are Looking For


  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

  • Ability to function in an office/shop environment.


  • Typically High School Diploma


Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures for supervised work group(s). Demonstrates understanding and application of supervisory approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management, and disciplinary action. Typically up to 3 years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.


Typically supervises hourly employees, typically in a manufacturing or production environment.


Primarily intra-organizational contacts and limited external contacts

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