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APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Team Lead III, Warehouse (CLS) in LaVergne, Tennessee

Team Lead III, Warehouse (CLS)



Assist in the application of the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.

The Warehouse Team Lead III will lead the assignment of work to warehouse personnel, provide real time and documented training and feedback to associates, champion safety awareness and ensure jobs are completed correctly and efficiently per process and productivity guidelines.

Where required, the WTL III will coordinate unloading/loading of inbound/outbound shipments in accordance with procedures, and ensures inventory controls are maintained. Provides warehouse services assigned through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products.

In addition, the WTL III will function in a ‘right hand’ capacity supporting Supervisors, Operations Managers, Office Managers, General Managers, etc. through management of various non-value added yet critical functions within the warehouse and shipping office setting. Reference ‘Statement of Other Duties’ in Section 3 for a detailed listing of additional positional responsibilities.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Unloading inbounds, loading outbounds and staging in accordance with procedures or coordinate the same

  • Insuring Inventory Control and Storage accuracy through cycle counts and physical audits

  • Providing support to team involving product damage, quality and safety issues

  • Planning and organizing work schedules and ensure jobs are assigned correctly and efficiently

  • Providing support to the Shipping & Receiving Clerk and employees on the team

  • On site leader in covering various ‘shift’ responsibilities as they arise

  • Supporting job functions of Office Manager, Operations Manager, Supervisor as deemed necessary

  • Performing housekeeping activities, assembling crates to contain products and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by a team lead or supervisor

  • Providing hands-on training through demonstration to associates in all assigned tasks

Key Results:

  • Assist in the application of the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination

  • Drive the application of the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility

  • The position requires the incumbent’s performance to routinely meet standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and customer service



  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum 1 year warehouse or related work experience requiredYears forklift/material handling skills required and Equipment Certification required

  • Minimum 2 years forklift/material handling skills required and Equipment Certification required

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures

  • Ability to write legibly and have basic math, computer and data entry skills

  • Ability to make decisions on customer acceptance based on past experience and fitness for use

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

  • Ability to lead others to complete work requirements

  • Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention

  • Action Oriented and Results Driven

  • Solid command of English, both written and verbal; Spanish speaking a plus.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Teamwork – showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration

  • Respect – extending dignity and respect to all people

  • Integrity – fostering trust and a positive work environment

  • Innovation – bringing creativity to the workplace

  • Customer Focus – achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus

Job: Logistics

Primary Location: US-TN-LaVergne

Work Locations

USA LaVergne, TN(4208)

285 Tech Park Dr, Suite 1700

APL Logistics


Organization Region North America

Job Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Travel No

Req ID: 200000PU

The company is committed to and supports equal employment opportunity and affirmative action to all employees and applicants for employment. Equal employment opportunity means equal treatment of employees and applicants without regard to the following legally-protected characteristics: race, color, religion, creed, sex (gender identity), pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and over), medical condition, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), veteran status, physical or mental disability status or any other legally-protected status.