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Regional Distribution Center Team Member (Warehouse) at Van Meter

Regional Distribution Center Team Member (Warehouse)

Van Meter Kansas City, KS Full-Time


The Regional Distribution Center Team Member plays a crucial role in supporting our purpose of creating lasting value for those we serve by performing a collection of tasks to support the Kansas City location and serve as a resource for our customers. This position may serve one or a combination of the following functions for the branch location and will perform a variety of warehouse duties. Regardless of the function being performed, this individual always displays excellent customer service skills and a commitment to quality and efficiency. This individual promotes our culture, our 5 P’s and our purpose to create lasting value for those we serve.

Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Adhere to all company safety policies and initiatives
  • Process orders with an RF gun or scanner, cut wire to customer specifications and manually pick conduit in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Provide feedback on adequate stock levels
  • Assist in maintaining warehouse cleanliness and order
  • Cross-train in other departments within the regional operations team
  • Support team members by participating in team lifts
  • Unload trucks and receive in ALL material into our warehouse management system accurately
  • Use forklift, stock chaser, or other motorized warehouse vehicles in a safe manner.
  • Participate in operations process improvements
  • Prepares the product for delivery to customers and/or other branch locations by palletizing, banding and labeling the product
  • Ensure all customer orders are completed in an efficient and safe manner
  • Provide coverage in areas of the warehouse in which staffing is low and work level is high
  • Facilitate the returns process
  • Perform cycle counts, maintain inventory integrity and location accuracy
  • Process all customer returns as needed
  • Safely operate all warehouse equipment, including wire cutting machinery

Critical Success Factors:

  • Ability to learn, grow, and adapt to change
  • Execute duties with the highest regard for safety, continuous improvement, and cost reduction
  • Strong customer focus orientation
  • Ability build strong relationships with customers, vendors and suppliers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all areas in the branch
  • Self motivated with strong problem solving ability
  • Willingness to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze workload and establish priorities with time sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to analyze, identify & then follow up to resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to develop rapport with customers and peers
  • Ability to effectively and safely navigate a motorized cart and fork lift
  • Exhibits a strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Detail orientated
  • Dependable

Job Requirements/Specifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Previous distribution experience preferred
  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Ability to lift 100 lbs
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Able to work with Excel documents
  • Knowledge of Eclipse preferred
  • Knowledge of handheld RF scanner is a plus
  • Ability to operate lift truck equipment


  • $18.00/hr + (depending on experience)


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • We are 100% Employee Owned. At Van Meter, employees receive the traditional retirement plans you see at other companies (401K), but, in addition, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), is an incredible benefit that can change lives. 
  • We work to live, not live to work. We provide the flexibility you need to balance your work and life, and we trust you to hold yourself accountable for spending time where you’re needed most (we approach paid time off differently – here it’s called TOTAL(TM) – which stands for Time Off To Appreciate Life)
  •  We believe in our people and invest in their development. We offer countless development opportunities to meet the learning needs of our employee-owners. Why do we choose to go above and beyond for our employee-owners? Because we know you’re worth it. As an owner, you are responsible for growing personally and professionally. We invest in you and encourage you to be the best you can be.

Recommended Skills

  • Adaptability
  • Attention To Detail
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Communication
  • Cost Reduction
  • Curiosity
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