Warehouse Associate

US-MI-Ann Arbor
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1283
# of Openings
1
Category
Distribution - Non Management
Type
Full-Time

Job Summary

Reporting to the Shift Manager this position has primary responsibility for keeping merchandise organized and ready to ship to customers as well as branch locations. The Distribution Center pickers select merchandise sold by inside or outside sales team, or at the branch retail store locations.  The Distribution Center packers stack and pile goods into their correct containers and prepare them for shipment.

Major Responsibilities

  • Reads pick tickets, prioritizing most critical orders, and verifies item picked matches pick tickets.
  • Sends picked orders to packing department
  • Packs goods following a specific set of instructions/procedures Properly seals and labels each container
  • Sorts and organizes merchandise for easy access
  • Moves completed orders to appropriate shipment location
  • Loads trucks with packed orders in a specified sequence
  • Communicates issues to supervisor for resolution
  • Ensures that Distribution Center is kept orderly and clean during production and at end of shift
  • May be asked occasionally to move company vehicles and motorized equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of prior Distribution Center experience
  • Familiarity with scanning equipment preferred
  • Ability to operate stand up fork lift preferred
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks
  • Must have customer service mindset when dealing with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Valid drivers license
  • Excellent communication skills including speaking, reading and writing in the English language.
  • Proficiency in use of computer

Essential functions:

  • Ability to stand on concrete floor for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in various climate conditions such as cold, heat, humidity for long periods of time
  • Ability to crouch, stoop, kneel, crawl and twist for lifting
  • Ability to safely lift up to 75 lbs
  • Ability to review and interpret computer images and written documents
  • Analytical ability including basic math skills
  • Ability to listen to and interpret customers needs
  • Communication skills including speaking, reading and writing

 

Equipment Used:

  • Computer, keyboard and mouse
  • Telephone and fax
  • Bar code scanners
  • Scales (counting and weight)
  • Manual and electric pallet jacks

 

Additional Comments:

 

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed.  Excellent attendance, punctuality, and a customer service mindset are mandatory.

 

 

Colony Hardware is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, veterans and minorities.

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