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Exide Technologies Operations Lead Shipping & Receiving Specialist in Charlottesville, Virginia


This is a contract position.

The Lead Shipping & Receiving Specialist is responsible forvariety of shipping and receiving tasks. Verifying materials received are as ordered and routes incoming items to appropriate departments/locations. Prepares items for shipment ensuring cost effective courier services. Leads the work of shipping and receiving personnel performing related work.


  • Prepares shipments for parcel and freight for conveyance; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery

  • Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct

  • Run daily open SO report to ensure on-time shipments of orders

  • Reports tracking numbers daily to customer for orders shipped

  • Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment

  • Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received.

  • Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel

  • Delivers items to requisitioning departments and obtains authorized signatures for accepted items.

  • Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents

  • May maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records.

  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety standards

  • Leads, guides, and trains employees performing related work

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

  • May operate dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock stockroom


  • High School or GED required

  • Ability to maintain quality, and safety standards

  • Ability to read and write

  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements

  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures

  • Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment

  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance

  • Ability to lead and train staff

  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork

  • Ability to read, sort, check, count, and verify numbers

  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects

  • Ability to perform simple arithmetic

  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel

  • Ability to receive, stock, and/or deliver goods

  • Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2019-2370

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Contract