Warehouse Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION

Warehouse Associate

Job Summary:

The position of Warehouse Associate is responsible for all aspects of the warehouse functions including the receiving, storing, handling, shipping of the inventory while maintaining the warehouse in a safe and orderly fashion.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receives inventory coming into the building by vendors accurately and promptly;
  • Verifies the quantity and description of parts or materials by checking merchandise against the packing list;
  • Examine incoming shipments, reject damaged items. Appropriately report/record any discrepancies;
  • Accurately place materials on shelves, in the racks or in other designated storage areas in an orderly manner;
  • Enter quantity received against the purchase order in the computer system, i.e. QuickBooks;
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to parts or marks information on other containers;
  • Prepares work orders and fills work order to be sent out with mechanics or other staff;
  • Reviews all orders to determine if they were picked correctly;
  • Accurately identify and count inventory as listed in inventory spreadsheets;
  • Prepares estimates of parts needs and prepares request for replenishing parts;
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders and maintain files and supporting documentation;
  • Safely operate all the necessary equipment in the work area;
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required;
  • Knowledge of warehousing methods and procedures, of inventory and stock control;
  • Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Competencies:

  • Solid reading skills – must be able to read orders/ match orders on work orders to be picked;
  • Basic math skills and reasoning skills;
  • Ability to understand and execute instructions;
  • Ability to operate forklift.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to move/lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted;
  • Able to withstand temperatures in a typical warehouse environment;
  • Position may require climbing of ladders for top level selection.

Working conditions:

  • Position is Full-Time;
  • Working hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST.

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