2nd shift Warehouse Lead

Northlake, IL, USA Req #1787
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

At Odyssey, we believe high expectations are the key to everything. When we strive to become better than what we are, everything around us becomes better, too.  Odyssey strives to foster an environment that allows employees to develop new ideas and thrive. With our advanced technology, global network and integrated processes, we regularly break new ground for clients and are able to offer logistics careers that cultivate successful professionals and develop existing talent.

Our team is comprised of logisticians, engineers, technicians and supply chain experts, as well as professionals in other administrative and specialized areas who work at multiple locations across the United States, as well as in our international operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

For more information, please visit www.odysseylogistics.com

General Responsibility


·         Overall responsibility for floor activity during their shift.

·         Perform functions of Warehouse Supervisor in his absence.

·         Monitor product flow. 

·         Communicate job expectations to Forklift Drivers.

·         Oversee Forklift Drivers.

·         Load and unload vehicles on forklift and/or paper clamp as required

·         Maintain inventory integrity.

·         Maintain a safe and clean work environment. 

·         Coach, train, & discipline employees. 

·         Resolve problems.

·         Monitor quality of our services. 

·         Monitor quality of product handling.

·         Evaluate and enforce policies and procedures

·         Secure property by maintaining established access policies and procedures.


 Daily Actions


·         Oversee warehouse employees when Warehouse Supervisor is not in the building.

·         Execute order picking and staging with Forklift Drivers.

·         Place loading slips at the trailers when the trailers arrive, assign FLD/Clamp driver to load trailer.

·         Sign out trailer after checking the load, before turning paperwork into the office.

·         Scan all staged orders into and out of Abecas system.

·         Receive inbound loads with Forklift Drivers.

·         Use provided iPads to fill in/out times for inbound/outbound trucks on google docs.

·         Use provided iPads to monitor emails and respond timely and accurately.

·         Monitor product and paperwork flow.

·         Make sure all paperwork is given to the office for processing.

·         Monitor White Board/Google Docs - Track orders [ with Warehouse Supervisor] in and out of warehouse.

·         Make sure cycle counts are being done daily.

·         Monitor any issues with inventory locations and correct immediately.

·         Communicate expectations to Forklift Drivers.

·         Evaluate and enforce policies and procedures. 

·         Resolve problems.

·         Monitor quality of our services.

·         Monitor quality of product handling.

·         Daily Building Checklist – assign and track tasks daily, report building/machine issues.

·         Load and unload vehicles on forklift and/or paper clamp as required


  Training Requirements


·         Develop excellent, professional communication skills

·         Warehouse Leads are encouraged to learn and master Spanish and English.

·         Computer System:

o   Customer Information Systems as required

o   Abecas/Insight – Grand Warehouse Management System

·         Bar Coding

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options;
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans;
  • 401K with company match;
  • Preferred vendor discounts;
  • Work-life balance

No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.


Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Location on Google Maps
  • Northlake, IL, USA