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10/19: Lead Distribution Specialist

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OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in both business-to- business office products solutions and retail office products, and seeks a lead distribution specialist.

The OfficeMax mission is simple. We help our customers do their best work.

The company provides office supplies and paper, in-store print and document services through OfficeMax ImPress™, technology products and solutions, and furniture to consumers and to large, medium and small businesses.

OfficeMax customers are served by approximately 35,000 associates through direct sales, catalogs, e-commerce and more than 900 stores. OfficeMax is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify to determine the eligibility of employees to work in the US.

To be considered for this position you must apply at www.jobs.officemax.com to job #EX0000084903, no e-mails or phone calls accepted.

Shift hours for this full-time position are: 2:00 AM-10:30 AM; Monday-Friday and may fluctuate based on customer demand.


The Lead Distribution Specialist is responsible for the daily distribution activities, productivity, and quality within the assigned area(s) of a distribution facility. Acting as a member of the management team, responsible for distributing workflow and allocating resources.


  • Responsible for and fully qualified in one or more functional areas.
  • Regularly assigns, reviews, and checks work of other employees within functional area. Provides technical, training, and problem-solving resources.
  • Provides input for performance reviews and makes salary review recommendations.
  • May be responsible for building security.
  • Regularly contributes ideas and suggestions for improvements to the distribution process.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and safety in functional distribution area(s) for which the position is responsible.
  • Must understand the impact of OSHA regulations in their functional area and assist with related training and compliance.
  • Interacts regularly with people at a variety of levels inside and/or outside the company.
  • Lead person who regularly assigns, reviews, and checks work of other associates as well as providing instructions about procedures and help in resolving problems.
  • Conducts or provides input for personnel actions including performance planning.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to OfficeMax core values.

The above represents general responsibilities for the position. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


  • High school education or equivalent experience.
  • Requires specialized distribution training and/or a minimum of three years distribution experience. Knowledge of the operation of a PC.
  • Knowledge of the operation of power/mobile equipment.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language and practical application knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Basic knowledge of policies, practices, procedures, and OfficeMax Organizational Structure. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing using the English Language.
  • Ability to lift single cartons up to 70 pounds.
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