At Lakeshore, we create innovative learning materials and world-class guest experiences for teachers, parents and children. Since 1954, we’ve grown into a global community—with a thriving e-commerce business, multiple catalogs, 60+ retail stores, a peerless national sales force, plus international offices that support our preeminent supply chain division. But today we’re working better, smarter and faster than ever—and setting our sights even higher. We’re building an infrastructure designed for scalability, embracing data-driven decision-making and using technology to improve efficiency and ensure the best tools for the best work. Most importantly, we continue to invest in a diverse team of inquisitive top talent who fuel each other’s passions and curiosity, take risks, try new things and believe that every new day brings opportunities for growth.
In a time of unprecedented expansion, we are seeking a Warehouse Administrator to communicate between facilities to ensure inventory meets all shipping deadlines. Working directly with the Warehouse Supervisor, the position requires consolidating inventory, following up on orders to ensure they are shipped on time and helping research open orders. The role also requires opening and closing shipments in our work management system and finalizing purchasing orders for the Receiving department. Ideal candidates have sharp organizational skills and are able to stand for long periods and lift items of 50 pounds or greater. And we’re here to help you succeed—Lakeshore recently earned its Great Place to Work® Certification™ and is proud to put its associates first.
A day at the warehouse looks like this:
Researching open orders in the work management system to ensure products are in place to meet shipping deadlines
Prioritizing open shipment waves, sorting open-wave labels, and ensuring distribution of products; closing all waves in a timely manner
Completing inventory requests; solving all inventory issues via communication with Inventory team
Closing purchase orders
Opening and closing shipping trailers
Got the skills and experience? Here’s what we’re looking for:
Sharp problem-solving skills
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Ability to engage in frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing, and pulling of items and item containers
Ability to work in various weather and temperature conditions, due to the open environment of the warehouse
And here’s our end of the bargain!
Competitive compensation based on skills and experience, plus a bonus plan
Excellent medical/dental and vision coverage—EPO, PPO and HSA
401(k) retirement plan with company contribution (because you will retire someday)
Flexible benefits—choose what you like, ignore the rest
On-site preschool for our employees’ children
On-site employee gym for all levels/fitness needs
Generous employee discount on products that make you smarter
Casual dress…and we really mean it
At Lakeshore, we know our diversity makes us stronger, and when everyone feels included and valued, we all win. We strive to embrace our differences and create an intentionally diverse and inclusive community that is representative of the teachers, families and children we serve.
We know we couldn’t do the extraordinary things we’re doing without the people on our team. Thanks to the passion and enthusiasm of this spectacular group, Lakeshore is more than a great place to work—it’s a great experience to be part of. Day in and day out, we give everything we’ve got to create products that instill a sense of wonder and foster a true love of learning. To help maintain this high bar for success, we’re constantly on the lookout for people to join us. So if you’re a down-to-earth professional who shares our desire for making a difference, we’d love to hear from you. To learn more about Lakeshore, visit www.lakeshorelearning.com/careers Equal Employment Opportunity Policy People are selected to become members of the Lakeshore family based on skill, merit and mind-boggling talent—not based on race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, domestic partnership status, military status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, alienage, AIDS or AIDS-related complex status, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If things aren’t equal, we all lose.