The Distribution Associate is responsible for operating material handling equipment for the purpose of accurate shipping, processing and receiving, which includes but is not limited to unloading, scanning, moving, staging, loading, locating, relocating, and stacking product as well as repackaging product when necessary, counting and inspecting product, and notifying the appropriate person whenproduct is damaged.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training;
Combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of requirement
Has a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.Excel skills should be at an intermediate level.
Training will be provided if needed on;
SAP computer program.
Material Handling Equipment.Employee will be certified on all equipment in the facility
Minimal, however must display willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
JOB TASKS AND DUTIES
Unload inbound shipments safely and moves products to the correct destination. Efficiently stage and load the products in the appropriate areas.
Ensures inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Documents and Communicates all variances and damages
Properly labels and handles shipments, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped according to the paperwork. Perform loading duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.
Efficiently move product from staging and/or unloading areas into the correct load door and the assigned trailer.
Must be licensed/certified prior to operating assigned material handling equipment, which can include, but is not limited to Forklift, Double Reach , and Pallet Jack.
Inspects equipment daily and maintains a neat, clean, and orderly work area.
Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner at all times
Performs inventory, general pick lists, etc. with SAP computer system.
Maintains all applicable documentation
Abides by all Company policies including, but not limited to, Safety, Environmental, and Plant rules; OSHA and MSDS Standards, and Good Housekeeping practices
Performs other duties as required to support the overall mission of the Department.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
Ability to use and quickly move fingers and hands to grasp, lift, manipulates and assembles objects.
Ability to stand and change positions frequently in a 8hour period
Ability to bend, stretch, twist, and reach with body, arms and legs
Ability to repeatedly or continuously lift up to 40 lbs
Must possess a range of vision ability, including distance, color and low light vision.
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