Logistics Team Leader 2

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Date: Jan 25, 2024

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 119208 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Minnesota 
City:  Maple Grove 

General Overview

Functional Area:    SCM - Supply Chain Management        
Career Stream:    LOG - Logistics        
Role:    Team Leader 2        
Job Title:    Logistics Team Leader 2        
Job Code:    TL2-SCM-LOG        
Band:    Level 07        
Direct/Indirect Indicator:    Indirect


This job is a first-level supervisor supervising ~10-25 ees or a non-supervisory team lead of a support function and typically reports into a second-level manager. Provides direct supervision to employees (typically non-exempt) performing routine work within a single function or work group. This includes providing input into annual plans/objectives and enforces policies related to the functional area. May contribute to policy development. Work is performed within established professional standards and practices. Receives assignments in the form of tasks and goals and follows established processes to meet the goals of the unit. Executes budgets, develops schedules, and enforces policies and procedures. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may have a negative impact on the departments operations, schedules, and/or performance goals. Provides immediate supervision to a unit or group of employees, assigning tasks and checking work at regular intervals. Directs subordinates to achieve assignments using established guidelines, procedures, and policies. Participates in the interviewing and hiring process. Reviews employees performance and recommends employee compensation; recommends disciplinary action as necessary. Approves overtime schedules and working hours. Interacts directly with subordinates and peer groups; engages in routine exchanges of information; interactions with external contacts, if applicable, would be monitored.

Detailed Description

Supervises material handlers within assigned work teams. Assigns and schedules work, reviews performance and recommends employee compensation, coaches for improved performance and disciplines as necessary. Establishes a team training model and a developmental plan for each employee. Ensures that all employees are trained to perform effectively and efficiently. Reassigns personnel as necessary to optimize production. Meets and communicates regularly with employees regarding site safety standards, ISO standards, customer awareness training, etc. Develops, improves and enforces compliance with documented procedures for material handling practices. Ensures accurate counts, packaging, handling, stock rotation, shelf-life, part identification, etc. Supervises the process for receiving, checking and stocking raw materials; sorting and delivering raw materials to production; and, packaging finished products and shipping to customers. Evaluates departmental metrics to measure performance. Identifies and drives process improvements. Manages departmental budget. Interacts with peers and other departments to communicate information, resolve issues and continually improve processes.

Provides leadership and support to order fulfillment employees. Makes decisions involving workload allocation and hiring practices. Provides guidance on account issues, workload issues, processes and personnel issues. Facilitate team meetings. Provides input on direction on department activities and staffing/ personnel. Provides training and mentoring to new and existing employees. Facilitate the development of new processes and best practices models for outbound order fulfillment.


  • Knowledge of warehouse management operations and inventory control methods in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing resource planning.
  • Knowledge of cost accounting practices.
  • Good leadership and coaching skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

Physical Demands

  • Duties of this position are performed in a manufacturing environment with occasional exposure to elements such as noise, dust, chemicals, operating machinery, temperature extremes, etc.
  • Duties of this position require continuous light physical effort and exertion including prolonged repetitive motion, standing, sitting in a confined work space, climbing, using equipment, handling lightweight materials, etc.
  • Duties of this position require periodic heavy manual effort and considerable exertion including lifting objects over 20 pounds, requiring straining, pulling and lifting.

Typical Experience

  • Four to six years of relevant experience

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Educational requirements may vary by geography.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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