DISTRIBUTION CENTER ASSOCIATE
Grainger Industrial Supplier - Kansas City, MO

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Job Posting Title

Distribution Center Associate

Work Location(s)

US-MO, KANSAS CITY

Requisition Number

51490699

Company Information

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions.

Our 18,000 employee are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger’s employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels.

As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference.

Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Companies list.

Position Description

Work Hours: 9:00am to 5:45pm
Monday-Friday

MAJOR PURPOSE:
Performs tasks associated with the receipt, storage, and shipment of product while meeting productivity, quality, safety, behavioral and attendance expectations. Effectively and efficiently uses established procedures, tools, equipment, and technologies to complete transactions related to inbound and outbound processes with a distribution center.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Safely perform assigned warehouse functions utilizing established processes, procedures and tools while meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality, safety and attendance.

Functions may include, but are not limited to unloading, put-away, sorting, labeling, picking, packing, replenishing, auditing, shipping, making boxes, etc.

Complies with Grainger policies, guidelines and procedures as well as state and federal regulations, OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements in the storage, handling and movement of product.

Performs necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.

Actively participates in process improvements by utilizing Grainger’s quality system.

Position Requirements

Performs tasks associated with the receipt, storage, and shipment of product while meeting productivity, quality, safety,
behavioral and attendance expectations.

Effectively and efficiently uses established procedures, tools, equipment, and technologies to complete transactions related to inbound and outbound processes with a distribution center.

Safely perform assigned warehouse functions utilizing established processes, procedures and tools while meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality, safety and attendance.

Functions may include, but are not limited to unloading, put-away, sorting, labeling, picking, packing, replenishing, auditing,
shipping, making boxes, etc.

Complies with Grainger policies, guidelines and procedures as well as state and federal regulations, OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements in the storage, handling and movement of product.

Performs necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.

Actively participates in process improvements by utilizing Grainger’s quality system.

Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment.

Must have a minimum of 6-12 months warehouse or related experience.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Able to meet productivity, quality, safety, and attendance requirements.

Able to do continuous lifting up to 75 pounds and be able to operate warehouse vehicles and material handling equipment.

Operate PIE as required. PIE equipment could include Crown Fork Truck, Reach Truck, Multi-Level Picker, Single Reach Straddle, Tugger and Stockchaser.

Must be able to work at various elevated stations throughout the DC.

Able to operate computerized scanning equipment.

Able to work in a team environment.

This position reports directly to a Distribution Center Process Manager, and has regular interaction with other associates.

The efficiency and effectiveness of this position directly impacts customer satisfaction and profitability.

Position must operate in compliance with OSHA and Hazardous Materials guidelines.

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