Lead Warehouse Associate (Full Time, Day Shift)

Schedule: Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM (flexible to work Sundays)

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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.

*Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines. *

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

Accountabilities in this role

  • Ability to handle multiple projects at a time while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to frequently read written documents and use a computer monitor screen
  • Assists in conducting new-hire orientation
  • Performs temperature monitoring and calibration checks
  • Supports Safety Performance Indicators and safety initiatives
  • Ensuring that Cardinal Health's principles, policies, and procedures are consistently practiced
  • Leading and motivating the warehouse worker team to achieve productivity and quality goals
  • Coordinating workflow to accomplish overall business objectives (i.e, picking, packing and shipping,  cage/vault, RX & OTC, case picking, and housekeeping)
  • Filling-in for others and performing functional tasks daily where/when necessary
  • Handling general employee inquiries and solves routine problems within scope of the position, referring more complex problems to the next level supervisor
  • Maintaining positive employee relations
  • Promoting a team environment and facilitates process improvement
  • Supporting the shift supervisor and provides input for performance appraisals of warehouse employees
  • Working closely with other leads and supervisors within the facility to promote teamwork
  • Providing assistance in the training and development of new hires and retraining of employees
  • Active accountability for self and others regarding Cardinal Health values and leadership essentials


  • 2+ years Lead or Supervisor experience in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and follow through skills
  • Must be able to provide proven track record for team accountability, mentoring and coaching, improving team performance, improving productivity and quality, promoting safe work practices, and facility housekeeping
  • Lean Six Sigma experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred, College degree highly preferred
  • Proficient in math and reading skills
  • Proficient experience using Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office. AS400 experience preferred
  • Self-initiates to foster development and process improvement in all areas and across team boundaries


Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support your and your family’s health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs
  • Paid parental leave

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.