Shipping & Receiving Lead Salary (Canada)
The average wage for a Shipping & Receiving Lead is C$17.48 per hour. A skill in forklift is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
|Salary||C$30,000 - C$50,398|
|Bonus||C$370 - C$5,000|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|C$26,064 - C$51,272|
|Hourly Rate||C$12.42 - C$23.55|
|Overtime||C$19.65 - C$35.60|
|Bonus||C$370 - C$5,000|
|Total Pay (||C$26,064 - C$51,272|
Job Description for Shipping & Receiving Lead
Companies that have large warehouse operations with numerous shipments arriving and departing daily usually have multiple levels of supervision to ensure the efficient processing of these goods. A shipping and receiving lead is normally an hourly worker in the dock, warehouse, or storage area who is given supervisory duties in addition to his or her normal obligations sending out crates and packages and checking in deliveries.Read More...
The shipping and receiving lead is essentially a team leader who oversees operations at the ground level, making sure that the rest of the team is accurately picking items for shipment to customers. The lead also likely goes down itemized lists of arriving goods, ensuring that these shipments are correct in quantity and that they have arrived intact and unbroken. Additionally, the lead serves as the warehouse manager’s eyes on the floor at all times, ensuring that the workspace is clean, orderly, and safe. They report any equipment malfunctions and may be asked to give feedback on team performance to management as well. Shipping and receiving leads may be expected to participate in inventorying stored goods for accounting purposes as well.
To work as a shipping and receiving lead, a person must typically simply possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Many companies promote individuals to this position from within their ranks of hourly warehouse employees; even in cases where external hiring is done, employers generally look for applicants with relevant work experience. Shipping and receiving leads typically work in a warehouse or loading dock environment. They may work shifts at a variety of times, including early mornings and late evenings, and this position typically requires physical labor (including the ability to lift up to 50 pounds). (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Shipping & Receiving Lead Tasks
- Receive, inspect, inventory, document and store shipments.
- Oversee data system for storage and tracking of goods and shipments.
- Communicate with suppliers, receivers, drivers and staff for smooth shipment.
- Stage loading and unloading areas with appropriate equipment, materials and space.
- Prepare, package, document and deliver outgoing materials.
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Pay by Experience Level for Shipping & Receiving Lead
Pay by Experience for a Shipping & Receiving Lead has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipping & Receiving Lead with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipping & Receiving Lead with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Shipping & Receiving Lead which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 21 salaries. A Shipping & Receiving Lead with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 9 salaries.
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