Job Description Summary
Warehouse Associates are responsible for loading, unloading, sorting, palletizing, scanning, staging and transporting of products into and out of a distribution center, warehouse or cross dock. Individuals in this position must work cooperatively with other Associates and productively with little supervision. Following company safety policies and procedures is of great importance to this position. Upon completion of training and certification a Warehouse Associate may drive powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as a forklift to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products. May also perform case pick order pulling.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Work Environment and Physical Job Requirements
- Follows company safety policies and procedures and encourages other Associates to do the same.
- Works cooperatively and productively with Supervisors and other Associates in order to complete tasks.
- Will unload and palletize floor loaded containers
- Arranges cartons on pallets keeping in mind size, weight, height, etc.
- Loads trucks keeping in mind cubic weight, size and characteristics (i.e., easily crushable,) in mind.
- Works productively (i.e., receiving products, picking products, etc.) with little supervision.
- Provides and inspires outstanding service to customers (i.e., stores, etc.) by maintaining attention to detail and completing assigned work in a timely manner. Maintains condition of Distribution Center and/or warehouse work area (I.e., free of trash, product in correct location, etc).
- Additional duties as assigned by Distribution Center or Warehouse Management.
The warehouse environment can be dusty and noisy. Doors near the working areas are frequently open, causing drafts and interior temperature changes. Interior floors near entrances and exits may become slippery during wet weather conditions. Upon certification to operate a forklift or other type of lift equipment, a warehouse associate may have to operate a piece of equipment using electric voltage. Position requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to hear horns and beeps of moving industrial equipment in a frequently noisy environment.
Required Skills and Experience
A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Must have at least some experience working in a warehouse. Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must pass the Drug, Background Check, & Skills Test.
Computer/WMS experience preferred RF experience preferred. Forklift experience preferred.
Saddle Creek Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity. Drug-free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening and back ground checks required. All applications/resumes are held in confidence. Must be eligible to work in this country.
Working for Saddle Creek
Saddle Creek Corporation is a leading nationwide distribution services company that provides warehousing, transportation, contract packaging, and integrated logistics services. By focusing on selected commodities, geographic markets, and core services, we are able to develop 3rd Party 1st Class solutions that meet your unique needs.
Saddle Creek is a privately held, growth oriented organization with opportunities for advancement that provides a strong values based culture and approach to doing business. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, prescription benefits, STD, LTD, life insurance, paid time off, employee assistance program and 401K with company match.
Family owned. Value driven. Apply today and come home to Saddle Creek.
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Saddle Creek Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity. We are a Drug-free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening and back ground checks are required. All applications and resumes are held in confidence. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.