Franklin Sports

Franklin Sports

Group Leader

Franklin Sports - Entry Level
Memphis · TN
Technical Services: Producer
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At Franklin Sports, Inc. we believe that sports make life better. Driven by our passion to get people moving, playing and competing, we bring sports to life for athletes of all ages.    Whether our job is designing a product for a World Series MVP or a child enjoying their first swings of the bat, we are dedicated to make sports inspiring, fun and accessible for all.   Every day, we collaborate to bring innovation and quality craftsmanship across the world of sport.  We are super proud of our partnerships with Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, USA Pickleball, and Hasbro’s Nerf brand which bring energy, strength, and joy to our products. We are family owned and family driven.  To join Franklin Sports is to join the #FranklinFam.

Franklin Sports, Inc. is looking to hire a passionate, high-energy individual to support our Memphis Operations. This role requires a detailed person to ensure all items are handled in a timely manner. Bilingual candidates are highly desired.

The Warehouse Team Lead position is located at our Warehouse in Memphis, TN and will report to the Production Supervisor. 




  • Executes day-to-day flow of work as directed by the supervisor
  • Lead a team of up to 40 Full Time and Temporary hourly associates
  • Responsible for training new team members regarding work procedures, methods, and practices
  • Promotes and ensures a safe and productive work environment for all employees
  • Utilizes strong interpersonal skills to create and maintain a positive team environment
  • Promotes an environment of continuous improvement that ensures a high level of quality is maintained in all daily operations resulting in superior service levels to all customers
  • Interfaces with supervisors and employees in other departments to guarantee an uninterrupted workflow
  • Performs the role of supervisor as needed when the supervisor is not present
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime hours, including weekends as required
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum of six (6) months of team lead experience and/or related warehouse experience



  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Possesses basic math skills 
  • Preferred certificate of proficiency or license in the operation and maintenance of standard industrial forklift equipment
  • Understanding of following safety protocols and work in a safe manner


Level of Responsibility:

Interact regularly and follow up with internal and external parties based on direction of management, presents information for decision making to manager, and the requires ability to independently follow up on pending items and to manage their own daily tasks and projects as assigned by management.  

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position performs the role of supervisor as needed when the supervisor is not present.


If you are interested in joining the #FranklinFamily, please apply.  We also want to share with you our benefits, at a glance:

  • Employee Discounts
  • 401K with immediate participation and a 1% match after 3 months of employment, a safe harbor match of 3% and a profit-sharing 401(K) match of up to 1% after a full calendar year of employment 
  • Participation in the annual bonus plan
  • After 30 Days Waiting Period: 
    • 20 days PTO program upon hire, 10 Paid Holidays (prorated)
    • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • Company Paid AD&D and Life Insurance (3 times Base Salary)
    • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Company Paid Short-Term disability plan
    • Flexible Spending with $640 Carry Over and Dependent Care Account Plans
  • Employee Life Assistance Plan and Identity Theft Protection Support
  • Tuition Reimbursement after waiting period



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit/stand; use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and talk and hear.  May be required to operate and/or ride on material handling equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.