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Shift Lead Warehouse

Date:  Sep 20, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Grand Prairie TX
Job Requisition:  35564


Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Our purpose guides us. It states that everyone deserves to travel through life’s journeys with confidence, and Cooper is there at every turn. We are looking for individuals who will help us achieve our purpose…those who are motivated, lead by example and inspire others to greatness. Here, the opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!

Cooper Tire is accepting applications for the warehouse shift-leader position to work in the company’s US distribution facility in Grand Prairie, TX.


The Shift Lead role is responsible for overseeing a wide variety of warehouse activities, including overall warehouse organization, shipping finished goods utilizing WMS, receiving functions utilizing WMS and maintaining inventory and associated records.  People management responsibilities include training, planning and assigning daily work, and resolving problems.   


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and sustaining of best-in-class warehouse processes and procedures to enhance overall warehouse organization and distribution effectiveness, including increased inventory velocity, organization of finished goods stores, efficient inventory location, pack out and retrieval.
  • Assist in the development and sustaining of best-in-class logistic strategies, processes and procedures to optimize and streamline the shipping function. Specific consideration to be given to inbound and outbound carrier analysis, load analysis and timely and efficient load management and communication.
  • Assist in leading and completing daily warehouse, receiving and shipping tasks, including:
    • Assigning work to accurately fill and ship customer orders in specified time frame
    • Satisfying internal shipping requirements
    • Ensuring accuracy of shipments and supporting documentation
    • Ensure capacity levels correspond with inbound shipments
    • Picking and staging of customer orders
  • Ensure inventory transactions are recorded and participates in cycle count activities.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of the department activities.
  • Continuously improve warehouse operations.
  • Interpret company policies and enforce safety regulations, as well as demonstrate high standards of work practices and safety conscious behavior to workers.
  • Establish, maintain, and promote high standard of customer service.
  • Train and monitor staff in work procedures to ensure high standards of service are met.
  • Lead, motivate, coach, develop and empower the team.
  • Assists management and supervisory staff with team member performance evaluation and development.
  • Accurately complete necessary paperwork (i.e. data collection, time approvals, attendance).
  • Ensure health and safety is practiced by everyone.
  • Embrace change and is a change agent as necessary



  • High school diploma or GED             
  • Forklift Certification                
  • Experience in a warehouse environment
  • Sit-down forklift operation            
  • Radio frequency scanning devices


Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, RF, Manufacturing, Science

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