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Warehouse Associate

2nd Shift (2:30 pm - 11:00 pm)

Huntley, IL

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Summary

Safely and efficiently move product into, through and out of the Global Distribution Center using powered industrial truck. Utilize RF scanner device. Read and Communicate with warehouse management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following, other duties may be assigned

  • Operate sit down powered industrial truck (both forks and clamp)
  • Operate standup reach truck
  • Operate vertical lift, along with proper use of fall protection equipment
  • Responsible for unloading import/export containers and domestic trailers to receiving dock
  • Responsible for checking unloaded product for accurate models, and counts, and report any damage
  • Responsible for removing product from the receiving dock and putting away to proper storage locations
  • Read and understand various documentation for receiving product and putting into proper storage location
  • Read and understand various documentation for removing product from storage locations and staging in proper areas for outbound shipments
  • Properly stage product for safety and efficiency
  • Operate handheld scanners
  • Required at times to verify and validate product counts, product to location accuracy, and/or overages & shortages throughout the warehouse
  • Verify staged product is accurately picked and staged
  • Is responsible for reporting any discrepancies in inventory (from storage locations or staged product)
  • Is responsible to report any damaged product that is seen
  • Is responsible to label product properly with shipping labels when required
  • Load import/export containers and domestic trailers and verify that the trailers are in proper condition for them to be loaded (free of nails, debris, etc.)
  • Verify the correct shipment is being loaded and properly record the container or trailer ID
  • Seal various import/export containers and domestic trailers
  • Shrink wrap product
  • Hand stacking freight
  • Other duties as assigned

Attendance/Punctuality

Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Abides by company rules as defined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
  • Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

 

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Language Skills

English Language required for the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

  • Mathematical Skills

Basic skills; counting, addition & subtraction, multiplication & division. Basic computer skills needed to check stock and make appropriate transfers.

  • Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Required Training

  • Forklift experience preferred but not required

Other Qualifications

  • Physical Demands
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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to climb or balance and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or smell.

Depending on particular assignment, employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds and/or move or push objects weighing in excess of 200 pounds. Employee may be required to push or pull by exerting a force equal to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, feptb perception and ability to adjust focus. May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions and powered industrial trucks. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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