The General Warehouse Associate (GWA) is responsible for operating a forklift and other material handling equipment for the purpose of accurate shipping, processing and receiving, which includes but is not limited to stacking product. The GWA is responsible for repackaging product when necessary, counting and inspecting product, and notifying the appropriate person when product is damaged. The GWA is expected to perform all GWA duties as directed by Management. All work performed by the GWA must meet company standards of safety, security, and productivity.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Unload inbound shipments safely and move products to the correct destination. Efficiently stage and load the merchandise in the appropriate areas. All product movements and order activity will be processed as defined by the work instruction.
Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. All variances and damages must be documented. Properly label and handle shipments, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped according to the paperwork. Perform loading duties in an efficient manner that must customer specifications.
Efficiently move product from staging and/or unloading area into the correct load door and the assigned trailer. Ensure the trailer is secured and chocked prior to entering the trailer in accordance to procedures outlined.
Must be able to be certified by an UTi qualified trainer as a qualified equipment operator. The GWA must have an UTi operator license on the equipment assigned prior to operating the equipment. The GWA must carry the certification limited to a forklift, stand up, reach truck, sweeper scrubber, and scissors lift and pallet jack. The GWA must be able to perform duties on power equipment using various types of material handling attachments in a safe manner and on a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment. The GWA must operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed training.
Safety, Sanitation & Security
Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety. Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.
Must perform daily aisle and building audits as required by management.
Perform or assist in building, ground, and equipment maintenance as required.
Perform all forklift activities as required. Perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed.
Maintain the facility to provide a clean and safe work environment.
Other duties or responsibilities as requested by Management.
This is a Third Shift position.
The schedule begins Sunday night at 11:30pm until 8:00am- the week ends Friday morning at 8:00am.
Must be certified to operate a forklift and stock picker and must complete all training for Inbound and Outbound operations. Must meet productivity and meet error ratio standards. Must maintain housekeeping assignments and work overtime when needed. Must accurately complete all paperwork and keep paperwork legible. Must be able to work with minimum supervision and maintain acceptable attendance in accordance with policy
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or GED required.
Prefer previous forklift and/or stock picker experience.
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.
- Must be able to handle and lift tires (35 to 100lbs. each) from knee high to slightly overhead in an 8-10 hour shift handling 600-1200 tires.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.
- Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.
- Must be able to work at least 25 feet above floor level.
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 rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
The duties of this job are performed in a working distribution center that is not temperature controlled.
The information provided above is intended to be representative of the essential functions performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific task or function will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities.
UTI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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