Warehouse Team Leader


Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Company:  1181-Applied MSS
  • Are you a proactive hands-on warehouse lead looking to work in a fast paced environment?
  • Are you an ambitious, hard-working individual interested in career growth?


With 5 strategic distribution centers, and 500 employee associates across North America, Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions stocks 50,000 part numbers to supply our customers with all of their fastener, chemical, welding, and other industrial MRO and OEM parts needs. We are seeking a motivated warehouse team lead to help lead our inbound team. We are hiring!


At Applied, the Warehouse Team Lead has immediate impact on our Distribution Center’s performance and in customer satisfaction. You’ll join a tight-knit team serving multiple service centers, internal associates, and loyal, long-term customers. Productivity and accuracy are key measures for success.




As an Applied Warehouse Team Lead, you will perform a variety of duties required within the warehouse. Your warehouse duties will include:


  • Read customer orders, work orders, shipping orders or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed and/or shipped.
  • Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color or product code.
  •  Assemble customer orders from stock and place orders on pallets, bins, or shelves, or relocate orders to a holding area or shipping department.
  • Work directly with packaging machinery to ensure proper breakdown bulk skus and prepare smaller quantities for customers per their requests.
  • Prepare final shipments to customers by reading packaging slip, checking part numbers to ensure they are in tote, package shipping material within specifications given by customers.
  • Handle packages from small envelopes to boxes ranging to 50 pounds.
  • Work within ERP system to check in and evaluate products. Contact Supply Chain in event that improper, wrong, or missing material was not received.
  • Perform safe operation of company’s tow motors and must have valid forklift certification.
  • Adjusting inventory and stocking levels within ERP system to maintain accurate inventory records for supply chain.
  • Supervises and train at minimum 1 department 
  • Communicate with other distribution centers within network to make sure effect stocking levels have been achieved.
  • Handle and execute on problems from customer or sales force.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.




  • Attention to detail: accurate data entry skills, basic math & reading skills
  • Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend and regular lifting of 50 lbs. or more
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test
  • High school diploma or GED




  • 6+ months warehouse lead/management experience


Desired characteristics:


  • Demonstrated teamwork, productivity, accuracy, and professionalism
  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new processes and systems


Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people.  Applied employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.


Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth.  We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates.

Applied Maintenance Supplies & Solutions (Applied MSS) is a leading value-added distributor of C-Class Maintenance, Repair, Operating and Production (MROP) supplies specializing in fasteners; cutting tools & abrasives; paints & chemicals; electrical; pipes, valves & fittings; safety & PPE; janitorial; transportation; shop supplies; and more serving customers in virtually every industry.

Applied MSS is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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