Shipping and receiving. Typical duties: receives and unloads freight both manually or with equipment such as forklifts, stock pickers, highlifts, carton clamps and pallet jacks; interprets manifests, verifies quantity and quality of order, inspects for errors and breakage and verifies items received with purchase order; partitions large material shipments and organizes, packages, ships and ensures proper accounting of sub-lot materials; delivers and retrieves materials to and from work, storage areas, and vendors; receives and releases product or materials and updates inventory records; evaluates inventory and orders materials; stocks and rotates inventory and maintains proper environment for materials; may receive, store, label and ship flammable, explosive or caustic and hazardous material; may assemble and move furniture; may maintain equipment and vehicles.
Inventory maintenance and control. Typical duties: participates in physical inventories of materials and products; maintains inventory records by adding, deleting or correcting orders as they are shipped or received; operates a personal computer to access, enter, correct, produce inventory and location bar codes, and ensure information is up-to-date and factual; prepares identification labels for hazardous materials and reviews Material Safety Data Sheets to ensure proper storage and handling; performs quality assurance/ quality control activities to verify completeness and accuracy; conducts periodic safety/security checks of operational and safety equipment and facilities for safety, loss control and accident prevention; answers phones and provides information; may provide advice regarding supplies or property including price and availability; may prepare damage claims for supervisor's review and signature; may coordinate disposal of surplus property and manage records retention.
Good knowledge of: inventory control methods; basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
Some knowledge of warehouse safety, accident prevention and loss control.
Experience: handling, storing, and shipping materials or supplies; operating and maintaining material handling equipment; entering, accessing and retrieving data using a computerized records system; reviewing inventory documents for accuracy and completeness.
be trained on the operation of power and/or hand tools;
greet individuals, answer phones, and provide information to customers;
bend, stoop, lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds;
stand and walk continuously throughout an 8 hour shift;
work in dusty and dirty conditions;
handle and store hazardous materials;
clean and maintain a safe working environment.
The following is not required, but may increase your score on the examination:
OSHA certified forklift driver.
Checklist. You will receive a score based on your responses. All responses must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application. You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination. Exam results are available immediately online when you complete and submit your exam.
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