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Details of: Warehouse Associate II
in Anoka Warehouse

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The purpose of this position is to maintain consistent flow in the distribution center. The primary duties include receiving, storing, and distributing material, tools, equipment and products within the distribution center. Performing daily audits of warehouse locations and maintaining accurate inventory within the warehouse, with the goal being to achieve and maintain inventory accuracy that matches our customer's expectations. Unboxing and re-boxing furniture, measuring and cutting flooring accurately along with the organizing and cleaning of the preparation area for a safe working environment. Assembling and inspecting furniture and flooring goods for defects, flaws, and vendor discrepancies in order to conform to the quality specifications by performing the following duties.

The schedule includes working Saturday and Sunday over the weekends, with two days off during the week. Hours are 11:00am - 7:30pm.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This individual must be at least 18 years of age.

Basic knowledge of a computer is necessary in order to punch in and out, check company email, and look up basic inventory information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Lifting, pushing, and pulling 70-200 pounds

General maintenance, cleaning, washing, scrubbing, sweeping, garbage removal, equipment maintenance, and up keep of the distribution facility.

Clear snow from sidewalks and all fire exits.

Work outside loading, shoveling, sweeping, etc. Operate mechanical equipment inside such as air compressor, lifts, tuggers, and fork-lifts.

Ability to work at heights of 40 feet or greater

Standing for seven hours or greater

Ability to work as a team or independently for most of the day is required.

Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to racks and storage areas or to other designated areas in the distribution facility.

Opens bales, crates, and other containers.

Loads and unloads trucks.

Cleans inside of trucks.

Ensures that all work orders are pulled accurately and loaded in a safe and secure manner.

Visually examines and feels surface or Woodstock or products to discover defects such as mismatched veneer, dents, splits, blemishes, loose and uneven joints, holes, and faulty sanding.

Verifies conformance of Woodstock or products to dimensional specifications.

Responsible for all product quality.

Accountable for damage created due to mishandling of product.

Trash disposal and appropriate handling of discarded products.

Operates cardboard and garbage equipment.

Unboxes and re-boxes furniture for technician inspection.

Stages product for delivery. Assembles product per manufacture instructions.

Reads production schedule, customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, pick sheets, and other requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, and distributed.

Uses computer and RF to enter records.

Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.

Fills requisitions, work orders, or request for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes items to production areas.

Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets, carts, shelves, and conveys orders to packing station or shipping areas.

Marks, receives, and tags materials with identifying information.

Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.

Arrange and coordinate transfers accurately recording product shipped out/received into the distribution center.

Remain proficient on all warehouse equipment including computer knowledge to perform product reservation, untagged product, order verification, product locations, scan guns, reports etc.

Must be able to read a computerized pick sheet.

Measure and cut rolled goods accurately (carpet, pad and underlayment).

Ensure installers have correct product by checking pick list before loading installers' vehicle out of designed loading dock.

Maintain a clean warehouse by immediately identifying returned goods from installers, remnants, etc., and storing properly.

Keep cutting materials organized and stored safely.

Reports directly to the Warehouse Lead, and or, Shift Supervisor.

Adheres to safe lifting techniques, follows proper training for learned job hazards and ergonomic risk factors, participates in departmental stretching program, and overall maintains a safe working environment.
Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities
None involved
Language Skills
Requires skills to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Possess skills to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Demonstrate the ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in written format.
Education and/or Experience
Must have or be currently working towards a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and or training.
Mathematical Skills
Mathematical aptitude to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance where applicable.
Reasoning Ability
Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, chemical sprayer to apply lacquer or fabric protection to product. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Work other
Stock picker, Tugger, and Sit-Down Forklift Certification.

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