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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Shipping Lead

Maui Jim

Maui Jim

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023

At Maui Jim, you can expect, a unique culture, a well-known brand, and the opportunity to grow with a company that has a great reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and “high touch” work environment that values the members of our ‘Ohana. We work hard to develop our leaders who in turn develop their team members to reach their full potential, and we are committed to building a team that focuses on solid customer service.

If you would like to be part of an amazing adventure that is Maui Jim, check our current job openings and browse the site to learn more about our culture, benefits , and our Maui Jim 'Ohana! Aloha~

The major function of this position is:

To be an integral part of daily production, provide support to supervisor; provide training and guidance of team. Process mail, ship parcels and support mailing activities. Be a role model of Aloha attitude and performance. Work closely with co- lead in support of team goals.


  • Coordinate and assign daily job responsibilities for all mailroom activities.

  • Provide both external and internal customers with 100% satisfaction on all orders shipped

  • Process domestic and international outbound parcels utilizing a variety of shipping software and methods with a thorough comprehension of international Customs requirements and compliance.

  • Retrieve and/or process all inbound small parcel shipments from a variety of carriers utilizing our sorting methodology.

  • Access vendor routing portals to route shipments and schedule pick dates.

  • Pick up and deliver all letter mail.

  • Process all outbound mail utilizing our postage application systems.

  • Guide and offer advice on solutions for shipping/mailing problems

  • Perform parcel tracing.

  • Ensure the department goals are met. Communicate with Supervisor daily workflow or issues

  • Provide team support and leadership by being the first line of contact for employee concerns and feedback.

  • Maintain presence in production at least 6.0 hours of the day.

  • Meet all production standards.

  • Train and cross train any new and existing employees to ensure all department standards are met. Ensure all training/compliance SOP materials are maintained and readily available for team

  • Provide input on process improvement ideas.

  • Provide management updates as requested. Assist with day-to-day communications with other departments. Be seen as one of the “go-to” people for the team

  • Assist Supervisors as needed to maintain employee logs. Ensure team members are meeting the company and departmental expectations by providing them with regular feedback in the form of individual production reports.

  • Assist Supervisor to develop a fair and effective rotation schedule for the team, that puts you in production.

  • Assist logistics team in troubleshooting import and export delays and clearance matters.

  • Have open communication with international DC contacts for scheduling shipments.

  • Assist with reporting duties as requested

  • Ensure you are meeting the expectation of a Lead as described in our Handbook

  • Perform other work-related duties as requested and required.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 12:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Desired Qualifications:

  • High school graduate. 3-4 years ‘experience with mailroom/shipping activities.

  • Training and leadership experience is preferred.

Listed below are the particular skills preferred for this position:

  • MS Excel and MS Word knowledge

  • SAP experience

  • Ability to coach/motivate/train others in a positive manner.

  • Detail, problem-solving and logic skills.

  • Ability to use PC programs and RF scanner

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Ability to communicate in a variety of business settings and provide outstanding customer service

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work in a neat and well-organized manner

  • Aloha Spirit

Work Shift:

Mid Shift (United States of America)

Special Language Requirement (If Applicable):