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VT Industries Shipping Dept. Lead in Rome, Georgia

Shipping Dept. Lead at VT Industries

Date Posted: 10/13/2021


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Job Description

VT Industries, one of the country's largest family-owned and operated manufacturers of commercial & residential doors and countertop surfaces, is growing! VT's Rome, GA. facility has an immediate need for a Team Lead in our Shipping Department (1st shift ).

The ideal candidate for this position has 2+ years' experience working in a Shipping Dept. leadership role (preferably in a manufacturing environment), has a positive can-do attitude with the ability to motivate and direct a team of individuals, and is committed to workplace Safety.

This role is eligible for a $1,500 New Hire Bonus!!!


  • Serve as a role model all standards/processes and on-the-job behavior to create a positive and inclusive work environment

  • Lead & participate in daily start up meetings for shipping department

  • Delegate and assign tasks for scheduled shift in coordination with the Shipping Supervisor

  • Monitor the progress of shipping department team members throughout the shift

  • Assist in cross-training efforts within the department

  • Coordinate timely departures of outbound freight, document, and track performance

  • Ensure Shipping goals are met safely and efficiently along with other team members

  • Assist in diagramming loads based on height & weight requirements

  • Communicate to appropriate departments information regarding returned goods & missed shipments

  • Provide coverage for Shipping Supervisor and other team members in the dept when needed

  • Follow Continuous Improvement, Quality and Lean concepts to assure operational protocol are used daily

  • Assist Shipping Supervisor in supporting, coaching, and providing feedback to Shipping team members

  • Understand the process flow, help identify root cause(s) for issues and develop plans to address and eliminate root cause(s)

  • Participate/contribute to other facility functions such as Safety, Environmental, and LEAN initiatives

  • Follow, promote, and serve as a role model for all safety policies and procedures

  • Foster and maintain a positive work environment

  • Use required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Keep work area clean and organized

  • Other duties as assigned by Shipping Department Supervisor

    Job Requirements

Schedule: Mon – Sat, 7:00am – 5:30pm (mandatory overtime when required)

Position Requirements:

  • Strong mentoring and training skills

  • Advanced problem-solving capabilities

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent people and team-building capabilities

  • Ability to adapt to change and maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situations

  • High level of integrity, empathy, and respect

  • Must be able to pass a Post-offer, Pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Leadership & forklift experience strongly preferred



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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Rome , GA (

  • Job Type: Distribution - Shipping ( Manufacturing Warehouse (

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 10/13/2021

    About Us

Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.

VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.


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