Warehouse Team Lead (2nd Shift)

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Swedesboro, NJ, US, NJ 08085

Company: Bonduelle

Position: Warehouse Team Lead (2nd Shift) 
Department: Warehouse 
Reports To: Warehouse Manager
Salary Type: Exempt
Location: Swedesboro, NJ

Shift: Second M-F 4PM -1 AM


What if your job had a real impact? 
By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive & sustainable impact on yourself, others & the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being & planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 


Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads & meal solutions with our own br&s: Ready Pac Foods® & Bistro®.


Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first & contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

Position Summary:
Directs warehousing activities for the organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

By your key position in our company, you will support our environmental and social initiatives to drive progress against our corporate social responsibility and B Corp certification ambitions.


What you will do:

  • Responsible for the daily scheduling of warehouse personnel to ensure proper staffing in order to select and receive products at the facility in a productive and cost-efficient manner.
  • Directs the day-to-day activities, including receiving, sanitation, maintenance and inventory control.
  • Responsible for warehouse pick rates, directing the department supervisors as to out of stocks, receiving errors, selection errors and warehouse slotting of products.
  • Generates warehouse productivity reports, in regards to selection rates, receiving rates, and accounts for all labor hours, both direct and indirect.  Adheres to budget requirements and works towards obtaining objectives and division goals.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of warehouse equipment, providing both preventive maintenance programs and all necessary repairs.  Ensures the warehouse personnel have safe, efficient equipment in order to perform the distribution functions.
  • Responsible for safety programs in order to provide a safe and clean workplace for employees and within the regulations of OSHA local and state regulations.
  • Recommends equipment requirements and replacements to the Sr. Warehouse Ma


Minimum Qualifications

  • Four (4) year college degree
  • Three (3) to Five (5) year related experience
  • Computer Literate



  • Establishes operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, packaging, handling and disposition of materials, warehouse inventory control.
  • Plans, organizes and directs all phases of warehousing activities to insure the most efficient use of personnel and equipment.
  • Prepares budgets for the department and operates within approved budgets.
  • Measures productivity by tracking picking and loading levels per man-hour, as well as costs.
  • Continually evaluates storage efficiency as well as space requirements.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding proper racking, slotting and flow through.
  • Inspects physical condition of warehouse and equipment.
  • Prepares work orders for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment.
  • Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions such as production, sales, and purchasing.
  • Directs salvage of damaged products.
  • Participates in planning personnel safety and plant protection activities.
  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.  
  • Directly supervises non-supervisory employees. 
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. 
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Responsible for following food safety and food quality programs.  
  • Requires plant work in a cold and wet environment.  Must be able to perform tasks and make decisions, and communicate under tight time limits.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate up and down the organization
  • A proven track record of results with a bias for action
  • A passion for learning and a craving to work in a fun culture.
  • Ensures food safety and quality interactions in the Warehouse Department such as trailer inspections are carried out as protocol states.
  • Applies all learnings acquired in the Jackson Food Safety and Quality Training On-boarding packet in day-to-day operations and ensures that others comply with it as well.
  • Be familiarized with the Food Safety Policy.
  • Along with the site's senior management, ensures:
  • Adequate resources are available to achieve food safety and quality objectives.
  • Supports the development, implementation, maintenance and on-going improvement of the SQF system.
  • Food safety practices are followed.
  • Training associates essential to food safety and quality occur and the required competency to carry out functions has been met

Bonduelle Fresh Americas does not require employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated and/or boostered at this time, but does require disclosure of vaccination status and supporting documents. Bonduelle Fresh Americas reserves the right to modify any internal policies, including safety policies, as needed and in compliance with all applicable laws.
Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.