Warehouse Department Lead

  • 8950 Pershall Rd, Hazelwood, MO 63042, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Booksource, a family-owned, family-first company since 1974, partners with PreK-12 educators to bring a rich and diverse selection of books into today’s classrooms. As a leading distributor of classroom literature for the education market, we use our title insights and expertise to curate classroom libraries and book collections that enhance learning and inspire a lifelong love of reading. We envision a world where every child loves to read and are driven by our love of books, our passion for reading and our genuine desire to support the literacy goals of educators at every level in districts, schools and classrooms across the country. 

Our warehouse is a really nice 242,000 square foot facility, and our company operates following our 47 year-old core values:

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Provide a Family First Culture
  • Exceed Everyone’s Expectations
  • Share Information in an Open Book Atmosphere
  • Maintain Spirited and Diverse Workplaces
  • Embrace and Drive Change to Shape the Future
  • Encourage Personal and Professional Growth
  • Support our Communities.

We have repeatedly been named as award-winning workplace by both the St. Louis Post Dispatch & Business Journal.  This is due to our great company culture, our belief in the golden rule (treat others the way you want to be treated) and our core values.  

Job Description

*Full Time, includes benefits package                                                                              *Searching for a lead with ability to work flexible shift 

Responsible To

Assistnat Warehouse Manager

Your Contribution to the Team Includes

  • Responsible for leading warehouse employees to meet departmental goals and completing annual reviews
  • Execute corrective action when needed, manage time and attendance
  • Communicate effectively within the department and with other departments
  • Ensure that operational resources, including equipment and employees, are properly allocated in relation to daily needs of their department
  • Enforce company policies and safety procedures to ensure compliance
  • Ability to organize, manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure
  • Train, develop and coach employees to perform with a high degree of detail and focus
  • Manage customer service requests promptly and resolve issues quickly
  • Assist with inventory cycle counts
  • Maintain a positive and energetic attitude plus be an enthusiastic team member
  • Assist with keeping the warehouse premises neat and tidy



What You’ll Need to be Successful

  • 2-3 years of management experience with a team of at least 10 individuals
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • 1-3 years’ warehouse/production experience required
  • Commitment to company values, ethics and culture
  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a fast-pace, diverse, and high-performance environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Solid organizational and planning skills

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds and be on feet for 8 hours

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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