Lead - Outbound Warehouse Operations

Anticipated hourly range: $22.00 per hour - $25.00 per hour

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • Paid time off plan

  • Health savings account (HSA)

  • 401k savings plan

  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

  • Short- and long-term disability coverage

  • Work-Life resources

  • Paid parental leave

  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 07/27/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The hourly range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

Work schedule is: 10:00am-6:30pm, Monday-Friday, but must be flexible to work overtime as needed due to site demands.

What Warehouse Operations contributes to Cardinal Health

Warehouse Operations is responsible for performing/controlling a combination of manual or automated tasks necessary for the receipt, storage, and shipment of product. This may include functions of receiving, picking, packing, shipping, staging, transporting, storage, delivery, etc. Also responsible for the efficient flow of products from the point of product receipt from vendors to the shipment of products (via prescribed service parameters) to a variety of internal and external customers.


  • Training new employees on company and departmental procedures as appropriate

  • Measuring safety, productivity, and quality standards and ensuring they are met

  • Coordinating housekeeping, inventory control, and complying with all QRA and safety requirement

  • Supporting employees in the distribution center in all functions, including: Unloading trucks by hand and with the use of material handling equipment, Accurately breaking down and stocking freight in accordance with QRA standards and local procedures, Order processing (accurately picking, checking, sorting, consolidating freight, wrapping pallets, packing, and loading products)

  • Leading team meetings

  • Solving minor issues

  • Working in production as needed


  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and follow up skills

  • 2-4 years experience in a warehouse/distribution environment preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft office, Excel knowledge preferred

  • Great communication skills (bi-lingual is a plus!)

  • Prior knowledge working with a WMS system

  • Previous experience leading a team and sharing feedback with employees

  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment (PIT preferred)

  • Flexible schedule

What is expected of you and others at this level:

  • Applies extensive knowledge and company policies to complete a wide range of assignments

  • Demonstrates expert understanding of all levels of the job family and has thorough knowledge of jobs outside area of responsibility

  • Takes the lead in effectively applying new processes and skills in accomplishing assignments

  • May provide technical guidance and training to others

  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications

  • Works on complex problems that require independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issue

  • Makes recommendation for new or revised processes and has a role on the implementation

  • Adheres to all quality guidelines

  • Works with minimal degree of supervision. Has latitude to make decisions in exceptional circumstances within established guidelines

  • Provides guidance to less experienced team members

  • May have team leader responsibilities but does not formally supervise

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.