Distribution Center Associate
Avery Dennison Corporation - Meridian, MS

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Under general supervision, performs a variety of distribution and/or warehouse duties that may include packing, pulling/checking customer orders, replenishment, shipping and material handling. May assist as required with clerical assignments, such as shipping and receiving, and inventory using a computerized system. Activities may include, but are not limited to: General Operations Responsibilities • Health & Safety: Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems. Perform general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within department/group and assists other areas as required. • ELS: Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process. Support safety, quality, and continuous improvement initiatives. • Teamwork: Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participate and share in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contribute and participate in team decision making. Provide support in project work and other special requests. Responsibilities: • Under general supervision, performs a variety of distribution and/or warehouse duties that may include packing, pulling/checking customer orders, replenishment, shipping and material handling. • Utilize automated warehouse or distribution management system. • Complete QDR's (Quality Deficiency Report) and scrap tickets on defective materials and verify rejected materials with operator. Complete Bills of Lading on recyclable items. • Enter new items onto item file maintenance, (description, weight and other item storage/pick characteristics). • Report and record discrepancies to originating departments. • Process work in process, finished goods, raw material and branch assignments into computer. • Keypunch transaction tickets and place move tickets on proper loads. • Maintain inventory, out list direct incoming stock to pick/drop areas. • Operate hand and power equipment for material handling to accommodate storage of products throughout site, such as hand trucks, forklifts, and other devices. • Receives incoming materials or prepares materials for shipment. • Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials; prepares records of materials shipped and bills of lading; routes materials to destinations. • May lay out, fabricate, and assemble nonstandard shipping crates and boxes, and prepare parts and tooling for special shipment. • Verify that materials delivered are in good condition and specifically as ordered. Identify items and quantity for each load before movement to stores location or destination. • Move, count, sort, stack, arrange material in designated locations. See that materials are properly marked before bringing and returning to delivery of drop areas. • Check trash, recyclables and cardboard compactor and call appropriate removal company when necessary. • Detect and report to immediate supervisor or to Quality Control Department any damaged goods, shortages, unidentified materials and other unusual conditions.

Position Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED. • 0-2 years of experience in related field. • Able to follow oral and written instructions. • Good communication and able to relate well to others. • Able to learn and be qualified in operating material handling equipment specific to the site, such as a fork lift. • Good data entry, inventory and math skills. • Good organization and attention to detail. Avery Dennison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Physical Work Location:
4100 Hwy 45 North, Meridian, MS 39305

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