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Warehouse Team Member

The Warehouse Team Member reports to the Warehouse Supervisor and is responsible for warehousing and distribution work at the organization’s warehouse facility. This includes accountability for inbound and outbound freight, as well as adherence to legislative, safety, and organizational policies and procedures.

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Job Duties

  • Handle receiving, shipping, packing, distribution and storage of all freight, product, and supplies
  • Receipt of inventory (including returns of defective parts) documented and forwarded to the Warehouse Supervisor
  • Proper storage of skids and other shipping supplies/materials
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the warehouse and office as instructed
    • Proper disposal of crates and packaging as necessary
  • Process sales orders and ship spare parts according to the established procedures, FIFO principal and in adherence of delivery schedules
    • Complete order paperwork including but not limited to signed will call documents and order verification checklist
  • Follow all government safety and regulatory policies
  • Maintain strict control over inventory levels and report discrepancies immediately
  • Maintain appropriate and complete documentation regarding regulated products and/or hazardous materials
  • Conduct weekly spot-checks of inventory levels, supplies, and equipment
  • Report lost or damaged shipments and other matters to the Warehouse Supervisor
  • Process after hours emergency orders based on alternating on call schedule (currently not implemented but will need to be)
  • Optimize warehouse layout and space requirements
  • Adhere to organizations policies regarding security and safety in order to maintain a safe working environment

Objectives: General, Common and Overall

  • Maintain accurate stock, in good condition and according to FIFO
  • Loading and unloading operations in the inventory
  • Adhere to the correct and safe method of loading and unloading goods as defined by OSHA
  • Record all goods entering and leaving the inventory
  • Checking the condition of the goods when they arrive, note and report any kind of damage
  • Adhere to the established daily, weekly and monthly procedures
  • Work according to ISO processes and procedure

Personal Skills

  • Good knowledge of warehouse process and its documentation
  • Good conflict resolution skills, diplomacy and tact
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Requires a lot of physical stamina due to the loading and unloading work
    • Ability to properly execute manual lifting of 50 pounds
  • High level of proficiency operating power tools and adhering to necessary safety measures associated with their useand storage
  • Exposure to a noisy environment and outside weather conditions
  • Ability to work with some supervision
  • Self-Starter, willing to work-through and seek answers to ongoing, new requirements
  • Good working knowledge of FedEx shipping software as well as all standard MS office products(Outlook, Excel and Word), QuickBooks is a plus

Minimum Qualification Requirements

High school diploma, forklift certification and at least 2 years’ experience in the areas of warehousing, transportation and inventory control.