Warehouse Lead



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, May 21, 2023
The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so people can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time.
We're looking for a Warehouse Lead who will oversee the production, quality, and safety of our Shoe Department. An ideal candidate will possess excellent problem solving, communication and leadership skills. As a Shoe Lead, you will report to the Inbound Process Assistant and ensure all tuxedo/suit rentals are back into inventory within 48 hours. At The Black Tux, we believe in trusting and leaning on one another to get the job done. We need someone who is just as passionate about supporting their team as they are about the work they are doing in the business.

What You'll Do

  • Lead a team of associates to ensure all shoes are cleaned accurately and in a timely manner
  • Expedite the cleaning of Hot shoes for priority orders
  • Work with our in-house Cobbler on shoe repairs
  • Physically and systematically replace missing shoe barcodes using Highjump WMS
  • Execute Floor plans, Start of Shift meetings, Area Readiness checklist, and End of Shift reporting daily
  • Monitor employee attendance, production, and labor hours and report issues to leadership
  • Encourage the 5S methodology to reduce waste, optimize productivity through maintaining an orderly workplace, and using visual cues to achieve more consistent operational results
  • Uphold the company safety policies and procedures and motivate associates to adhere to these needs
  • Coach team members through behavioral and performance issues according to TBT policies and cultural values
  • Maintain positive and professional communication with the management team
  • Perform other duties assigned such as working in departments you have been trained in

Who You Are

  • 1-2 years experience as a warehouse Lead or a similar role
  • Prior use of warehouse systems such as Korber One (WMS) handheld devices (RF)
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel and Google Drive
  • Champion of team excellence while also creating a positive attitude and work environment for team members
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to stay organized while managing multiple competing priorities
  • Think outside the box and find innovative solutions to problems
  • Willing to take risks while always acting in the best interests of The Black Tux
  • Punctual to shift timings
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds in a physical environment
  • Ability to stand and walk for periods of time up to and exceeding 120 minutes

Perks & Benefits at The Black Tux

  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 15 Observed Holidays
  • Our Health, dental and vision plans are competitive, and we cover 100% of employee coverage and 50% of dependents
  • We provide a 401(k) plan through Betterment
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Stocked Kitchen and Pantry
  • Employee events and team bonding activities
  • Free tuxedo rentals
The Warehouse Lead role is onsite at our Los Angeles warehouse.
The hourly rate for this position will be $21.01, compensation may vary based on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and location. The Black Tux defines compensation plans using market data aligned with comparable companies at a similar stage and size as ours.
Our people are the most important asset to us. Our benefits, perks, pay and culture reflect this in every decision we make. If you want to learn more about us, check out our Culture Book.
We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.
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