General Warehouse Associate
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Jobs in this category are responsible for the expedient and accurate handling of merchandise into and out of the warehouse facility. Some essential duties include the unloading and stocking of incoming merchandise, loading of outbound trailer, checking, verifying, & auditing of merchandise as received and identifying, separating, labeling of merchandise to enable relocation to appropriate area within the Distribution Center.* Moves merchandise by hand, hand truck, or forklift equipment to maintain continuous flow of merchandise * Unloads and stocks incoming merchandise, picking of outgoing merchandise, and loading of outbound trailers when needed * Checks, verifies, and audits merchandise and enters data into remote data terminal to ensure that ordered merchandise has been received and that merchandise is as ordered and not damaged or defective * Identifies, separates, labels, and palletizes merchandise on flats to enable merchandise to be relocated to appropriate area in distribution center * Operates a forklift, when needed, to move and put away merchandise, and replenishes pick areas identified by replenishment reports and various request for needed merchandise * Obtains customer orders identifying merchandise that has been requested, and fills merchandise order by selecting and moving merchandise from active slot to conveyor, or from slot to flat in order to fill * Loads outgoing merchandise from conveyor or four-wheel truck into trailer * Reports damages and vendor compliance issues * Resolves problems or discrepancies with help from immediate manager * Meets department demands without sacrificing quality * Maintains an acceptable level of attendance based on attendance policy * Ensures safety techniques are used in all aspects of daily work responsibilities * Performs other duties as assigned * Ability to read and speak the English language proficiently enough to communicate with co-workers, to understand and provide directions, to respond to management inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records * Ability to commit to Company policies, principles, and processes * Basic knowledge of simple match concepts * Basic knowledge of and use of CRT * Basic knowledge of use and operations of motorized merchandise movement equipment, with the ability to maintain annual certification requirements * Ability to handle weighted merchandise, typically a minimum of 30 lbs. but could be as much as 70 lbs., with or without an accommodation * Ability to stand, stoop, reach, and walk to do the job, and the ability to perform work with hands and/or arms in the same repetitive motion above and below the shoulder level * Ability to use narrow aisle equipment on which the operator may ascend to a level of twenty (20) feet to pick outbound and/or stock inbound merchandise * Ability to withstand unavoidable exposure to unfavorable atmospheric conditions or extreme temperatures inside and outside the facility, including noisy, dusty, oily, and wet environments * Must be 18 years of age or olderEqual Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet.