APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Warehouse, Team Lead II (CLS) in Fairburn, Georgia

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Company Summary:

Company Description/Information

APL Logistics (APLL) designs and operates smart globally integrated supply chains. We combine logistics solutions with transportation services across the world. APLL is a member of Kintetsu World Express group (KWE), a global logistics services provider. Operating in more than 110 locations in 60 countries, APLL manages 200 logistics facilities covering over 20 million square feet globally. With more than 7,600 logistics professionals across the world with local market knowledge, APLL is your trusted global logistics partner. For additional company information, please refer to www.apllogistics.com


The Warehouse Team Lead II will lead the assignment of work to warehouse personnel, provide real time and documented training and feedback to associates, champion safety awareness and ensure jobs are completed correctly and efficiently per process and productivity guidelines.

Where required, the WTL III will coordinate unloading/loading of inbound/outbound shipments in accordance with procedures, and ensures inventory controls are maintained. Provides warehouse services assigned through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Unloading inbounds, loading outbounds and staging in accordance with procedures or coordinate the same

  • Insuring Inventory Control and Storage accuracy thru cycle counts and physical audits

  • Providing support to team involving product damage, quality and safety issues

  • Planning and organizing work schedules and ensure jobs are assigned correctly and efficiently

  • Providing support to the Shipping and Receiving Clerk and employees on the team

  • Covering shift mgmt responsibilities in the absence of a supervisor or team lead

  • Performing job functions of an MH II or III as directed by senior WTL or management team member

  • Performing housekeeping activities, assembling crates to contain products and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by a team lead or supervisor

  • Providing hands-on training through demonstration to associates in all assigned tasks

Key Results:

  • Assist in the application of the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination

  • Drive the application of the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility

  • The position requires the incumbent’s performance to routinely meet standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and customer service


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum 1 year warehouse or related work experience required

  • Minimum 2 Years forklift/material handling skills required and Equipment Certification required

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures

  • Ability to write legibly and have basic math, computer and data entry skills

  • Ability to make decisions on customer acceptance based on past experience and fitness for use

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

  • Ability to lead others to complete work requirements

  • Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention

  • Action Oriented and Results Driven

  • Solid command of English, both written and verbal; Spanish speaking a plus

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Teamwork – showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration

  • Respect – extending dignity and respect to all people

  • Integrity – fostering trust and a positive work environment

  • Innovation – bringing creativity to the workplace

  • Customer Focus – achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus


APL Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.

Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system. For assistance, please contact us at APLL_ApplicantAssistance@apllogistics.com.

Location US-GA-Fairburn

Posted Date 7/16/2017

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