Required Education and/or Experience
High School diploma/GED and 1-2 years leadership experience, preferably in a distribution center environment. Basic math skills. written and verbal skills. Solid analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot and resolve situations as they arise. Must have the ability to train others.
Required Computer and/or Technical Skills
Basic computers skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Must have or gain the ability to operate and understand the functions of the RF device utilized for most tasks in the DC.
Must be able to read, write, and understand both written and verbal communication.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.
Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills
Must work responsibly and apply all safety guidelines. Taking responsibility for personal safety and the safety of others. Recognize and resolve problems utilizing and staying within the DC policy and procedures, SOP (standard operating procedures) and Supervisors instructions. Ability to interpret extensive data from the WMS (warehouse management system) and Unit Sorting system in order to prioritize assignments and direct the work force. Must be flexible to the constant changes necessary to achieve the Distribution Centers goals.
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.
- Ability to stand, climb stairs the entire shift
- Ability to work in areas up to 40 feet above ground level surrounded by open guardrails, not enclosed by walls.
- Ability to bend, twist repetitively and work redundantly with both hands.
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to utilize poles manipulating them above the head to free jammed boxes.
- Ability Push or pull pallets utilizing manual pallet jacks weighing in excess of 500 lbs.
- Punctuality and regular attendance consistent with the company’s policies are required for the position.
- Average work week is 35-40 hours, which can vary depending on business need.
Associates are required to work in an industrial setting with moderate noise levels. Temperature ranges from 50 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to 90 degrees Fahrenheit during summer months. May be asked to unload/load trailers where the temperature will be at or near outside temperature. Some dust will be in and around work area. Some work areas are elevated up to 40 feet with guardrails. There will be numerous types of moving machinery including forklifts and conveyor systems.
The company reserves the right to modify this job description with or without notice. Employees may be asked to perform additional duties outside of normal job scope on a temporary basis or permanent basis per company policy.