Team Leader


Florence, KY, US, 41042

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

As a leading industrial distributor (and Fortune 1000 company), we realize we are only as strong as our dedicated team. We are hiring immediately for a Team Shop Lead to join our family.


We say "family" because Applied has been fortunate to keep associates for 20, 30, 40+ years. In fact, 25% of our U.S. team has 20 or more years of service with Applied! Those stats are a testament of how much we value our team, and how much they value Applied.


Why join us?


There is a reason we have been named a Best Workplace 20 times. For all that you bring to your work, you'll receive the rewards and resources you need to feel fulfilled both professionally and personally. So, in addition to competitive pay and all the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader (401K, insurance, time off, etc.) we also provide:


  • A LASTING CAREER – Career path for this role is moving up to a sales or management career.
  • Professional development, training and tuition reimbursement.
  • We have a track record for being a great employer. (Best Workplaces 20 times, Outstanding Employer Support award by the US Navy, 50 Best companies to sell for in the US - just to name a few)

Job Duties

  • Perform supervisory responsibilities as the leader of a group engaged in Distribution Center Shop operations.
  • Active involvement in the Company's Total Quality Management process as evidenced by continuous improvement of processes directed toward reducing costs, improving cycle time, increasing sales/gross profit and customer satisfaction.
  • Carries out policies and procedures as defined in the quality manual.
  • Train, coach and evaluate the performance of each group member in the context of the group’s objectives and the overall objectives of the Distribution Center Shop.
    • Prepare written performance evaluations, when required by policy, for each member of the work group.
    • In addition, make specific recommendations to senior Distribution Center Shop management regarding wage rates and merit increases for each member of the group, based on the Team Supervisor’s evaluation of individual performance.
  • Prepare and maintain all operational records and reports relative to the performance of the group. When appropriate, train/counsel those group members with substandard work levels, set performance goals for those individuals and initiate disciplinary action for substandard performance, if necessary.



  • Equivalent of an Associate’s degree
  • HS Diploma Required, plus specialized training in supervisory and distribution methods
  • A minimum of three years of operational experience is preferred
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Strong Leadership Ability

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is 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, gender identity, 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 or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Manager, Management