Warehouse Lead 2nd Shift

Shift: Sunday - Thursday 6:00pm- 2:30am (overtime required based on need)
Anticipated hourly range: $25.50 - $29.50 per hour (includes shift differential)

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: 07/21/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

Job Summary

The primary purpose of the Lead Associate, Warehouse Operations is to support the Warehouse Supervisor through outbound management of the warehouse floor and to facilitate effective warehouse operations through direction of warehouse staff, in accordance with operational priorities. This job also delegates work among the warehouse staff and produces reports on workforce productivity and quality. The Lead Associate, Warehouse Operations also communicates with customers outside the warehouse to communicate disruptions, provide updates on delivery timeframes and ensure customer satisfaction.


  • Assist with training new employees on company and departmental procedures as appropriate

  • Work closely with leadership team to ensure safety, productivity, and quality standards are met including coaching associates

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

  • With supervisors, plan and coordinate daily workflow and assignments in alignment with warehouse priorities

  • Leading team meetings, including safety and quality discussions

  • Solving minor issues and general employee inquiries

  • Working in production as needed

  • Directs workflows on the floor of the warehouse, including packing, shipping and managing of shipping schedules.

  • Coordinates with Warehouse Supervisors to align on warehouse and inventory priorities, in alignment with operational objectives.


  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and follow up skills

  • 2+ years experience in a warehouse/distribution environment preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft office, Excel knowledge preferred

  • Prior knowledge working with a WMS system

  • Previous experience leading a team and sharing feedback with employees

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • Previous material handling equipment experience (MHE) preferred

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to bend, reach, stoop, lift and stand for entire shift.

  • Must be able to work overtime with little to no advance notice.

  • Comfort working with heights 20-30 feet regularly.

  • Adherence to site safety regulations including wearing required personal protective equipment such as steel toed safety shoes, and material handling equipment safety harness; accountable to Cardinal Health’s EHS as well as QRA policies and procedures.

  • Aptitude to work in a fast paced distribution environment while meeting hourly established distribution quotas and performance standards

  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a team-oriented environment with limited supervision and an emphasis on customer satisfaction

  • Ability to comprehend and accurately process paperwork in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Flexibility/adaptability coupled with good multi-tasking skills

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.