DC3 Team Leader - Lafayette, LA

Posting Date: Apr 23, 2024

Location: Lafayette, LA

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 205 stores in four states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.


This position is based in the Lafayette, LA Distribution Center.

Job Summary

Monitors delivery of inbound/outbound products to ensure accurate shipments. Responsible for checking and loading products for outgoing orders. Communicates with retail stores and vendors regarding shipments. Operates trailer jockey/tractor to move trailers to designated locations around distribution center. Ensures proper maintenance on trailers and mobile generators.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verifies the accuracy of orders pulled to ensure the correct product and quantities are shipped to the appropriate locations.
  • Enters inventory data into hand-held machines and the WMS.
  • Responsible for verifying both inbound and outbound inventory shipments.
  • Checks quality of products on pallets prior to being loaded into truck trailers.
  • Coordinates inbound/outbound delivery schedules between Distribution Centers.
  • Coordinates billing in SAP and WMS for shipments and communicates to retail as needed.
  • Maintains clean, safe, and sanitary working environment by adhering to Company safety and food safety procedures.
  • Carries out general custodial duties as needed for warehouse and office areas.
  • Performs periodic inventory cycle counts.  Makes inventory adjustments as needed.
  • Coordinates organization of the DC yard by moving trailers in and out of shipping/receiving doors based on daily warehouse needs.
  • Inspects, monitors and adjusts refrigeration trailer temperatures to ensure quality of product meets food safety standards.
  • Complies with tractor/trailer Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge of the warehouse communication system and ordering machine.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret information.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods, and processes.
  • Ability to reason, form concepts, and recognize and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written or verbal form.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and productivity.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to operate forklift/pallet jack.
  • Ability to use precision and non-precision hand tools.
  • Must have visual capability to see up close and far distances.
  • Must have auditory capability to hear and understand information given whether directly through a headset unit, over the intercom, and/or the ability to hear warning signals/sounds, hazardous sounds, etc.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the BGC attendance policy.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field and five or more years related experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette Louisiana