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Warehouse Lead

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group, providing front-line products and services for the mining and construction industries. The Sandvik Group has been in operation since 1862 and today employs some 40,000 people, working in approximately 160 countries. Our diverse solutions delivered by our highly qualified and proficient employees enhance our customers’ productivity, safety and their profitability.

Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation packaging, including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance and an incredible 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

Sandvik Mining & Rock, the leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry, has 2 opening for Warehouse Lead on 2nd Shift M-F (3:00PM-11:30PM).


As a Team Lead you will support leadership in accomplishing the overall team’s mission and lead natural work teams in day to day operations. You will contribute to a clean and safe working environment ensuring an effective and efficient execution of the distribution operations, profitability of the organization and customer satisfaction through performing basic distribution operational processes maintaining quality and productivity standards.


  • Adheres to all Sandvik policies, SOPs, safety, and environmental practices
  • Uses correct tools and materials safely in executing operational processes and inspections e.g. MHE
  • Investigate and reports any discrepancies with regard to non-conformance, inventory, safety and other anomalies
  • Responsible to monitor and drive operations performance and quality
  • Manage resources and make decisions regarding workflow
  • Assists employees with operational issues to resolve them
  • Partners with other team leads to drive overall warehouse performance
  • Drive improvements and/or monitors current processes and policies
  • Monitors individual and team performance and escalates issues to supervisor/manager as required
  • Updates department communication vessels & performs team communications as assigned by supervisor
  • Perform all functions within department
  • Accurately performing Value Added Service (VAS) functions on customer orders. This may include but is not limited to: applying customer specified item numbers to products, labelling or packaging per customer requirements, packing of orders per customer requirements, supplying the correct paperwork or correct number of copies as specified by the customer, and additional VAS functions as required.
  • Accurate reporting of completed packages/shipments, separating packages by carrier and service, and ensuring that orders are completed per Sandvik policies and procedures.
  • Reporting all found non-conformances.
  • Follow instructions by leadership
  • Labor share throughout facility
  • Participates in continuous improvement projects
  • Warehouse administration and housekeeping
  • Other duties as assigned


5+ years’ experience in Warehousing/ Distribution/ Supply Chain environment

Forklift driving experience/certification Ability to use RFT, Warehouse Management System, Badge related systems and other warehouse systems as assigned.


High School or equivalent experience. Post-secondary education/training in business or supply chain discipline would be of advantage.

Forklift driving experience/certification


  • Desirable English Proficiency: Upper Intermediate (CEFR B2/ Completed EF level 9) Must be able to read and interpret customer orders, procedures and policies. Ability to effectively communicate to managers, supervisors, team leads and other employees to address customer or warehouse issues. Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Organization Contribution: Operational controls, Warehouse efficiency, Warehouse improvement, Performance management
  • KPIS: Inbound & outbound on time, Returns compliance, LPS close-out time, Goods in transit aging

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at http://www.sandvik.com/careers. Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at hrsolutions.us@sandvik.com. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.