Brownells Wholesale Shipping Fulfillment Team Lead in Montezuma, Iowa

Requisition Number: MONTE-40-FTL-10-2016-001

Job Title: Wholesale Shipping Fulfillment Team Lead

City: Montezuma

State: IA

Wholesale Shipping Fulfillment Team Lead

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Description/Job Summary

Brownells enjoys a great reputation in its industry and a great team to drive that brand, but we’re constantly growing and need passionate people like you to join our team. As a family-owned company for more than 75 years, we can’t wait to meet

you -- and your family.

Speaking of your family, they come first, and we’ll always do our best to help you spend the most time with them possible. In fact, we can prove it. We’re the proud recipients of

The Alliance of Work-Life Progress Seal of Distinction in both 2014 and 2015. We achieved this by implementing a number of employee-friendly programs including flexible work arrangements, and numerous initiatives designed to enhance the quality of

the lives of our team members and their families.

Because of our great team, we’re able to maintain a small-company feel, backed by the Midwestern values of honesty, integrity and respect, while being an internationally-recognized brand with customers in more than 60 countries worldwide


This Position will be responsible for working with the Fulfillment Supervisor and Fulfillment Team Leads to ensure that optimal shipping standards are being met on a daily basis. Will serve as a mentor and lead communicator for day-to-day activities in their

area of responsibility.



  • Responsible for all wholesale logistical functions including traffic, transportation, and company owned/leased vehicles.

  • Ensures team members have the necessary equipment and supplies to accomplish daily tasks efficiently.

  • Meets with Supervisor daily to review workflow requirements, standards, and expectations.

  • Maintains up to date knowledge on changes in regulations related to shipping procedures to include: DOT, UPS, USPS, FedEx, SpeeDee, and LTL.

  • Conducts formal training or on-the-job training for team members.

  • Coordinates shipments of all sizes to customers: door orders, LTL, and SpeeDee/FedEx/UPS/USPS shipping.

  • Maintains the work space and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Follows required safety and compliance regulations.

  • Processes shipping documents.

  • Checks Bill of Lading for accuracy

  • EDI Invoicing / ASN functions / SPS Commerce functions

  • Adheres to different shipping preferences of large and key customers.

  • Assists management on Special Projects if requested.


  • May interact with sales, customer service, fulfillment, and purchasing regarding the efficient movement of materials.

  • Communications with management to identify potential cost saving opportunities and sourcing issues.


  • Practices the RICH Brownells values.

  • Gives praise and shows appreciation to others for effective performance, significant achievements and special contributions.

  • Guides, encourages, and assists team members in their professional and/or personal development.

  • Handles routine employee requests and inquires related to day-to-day tasks.

  • Communicates relevant and accurate information about decisions, plans, and activities to team members.

  • Identifies time for area cross training.

  • Responsible for training new hires up to standard


  • Maintains team member performance profiles to inform the Supervisor of any shortcomings and/or successes throughout the review period.

  • Maintains hazardous materials compliance program.

  • Remains up-to-date on key account special handling requirements.

  • Ensures company standard operating procedures as well as all applicable domestic and international regulations are followed.

  • Maintains compliance with internal control requirements and regulatory requirements.


Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency

  • Administrative Knowledge

  • Inventory Records

  • 3-5 years Leadership Experience

  • Logistic Experience

  • Company Operating System

  • DOT Hazardous Materials

  • Industry and Product Knowledge

  • Physical Inventory Process

  • Transportation Planning and Review


  • Conflict Resolution

  • Problem Solving

  • Cross Functional Cooperation

  • Microsoft Office Software

  • Making a Good Impression

  • Work with a Variety of People

  • Prioritize Projects


  • Visionary Leadership

  • Political Savvy

  • Customer Focus

  • Change Advocate

  • Detail Orientation

Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environment

  • DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,

duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, the employer may consider whether the individual applying for or holding the position is qualified. There are two steps involved in this determination. The first concerns whether the applicant

or current employee satisfies the prerequisites for the position. The second step involves whether or not the person can perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.