Associate Warehouse Job Description

Associate Warehouse Job Description

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Associate warehouse provides needed support / resources for cycle counting of PSA's and Warehouse locations, troubleshooting of inventory control problems, and physical inventory activities.

Associate Warehouse Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Picking, packing, decasing, scanning, labeling, loading and unloading trucks, stocking, retrieiving, and auditing with speed and accuracy
Perform material handling and warehousing functions
Process arrivals and putaway products
Warehouse Associates may also perform indirect tasks as requested, such as working on computers to solve inventory problems, counting and reporting inventory accuracy, or ensuring efficiency of the warehouse through replenishing supplies and/or organizing work areas
Perform basic re-stocking functions as unused packaging materials are returned to the warehouse or pickup areas
Maintain order and arrangement of finished product in storage areas to ensure integrity and quality of the product
Relocate finished product within coolers to provide optimum storage space and promote good rotation of older product to front spaces for ease of shipping
Maintain safe operation of transportation equipment
Assembles and fills orders to be shipped to customers or other locations via UPS, FedEx, Reddaway Trucking
Positions available on multiple shifts

Associate Warehouse Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Associate Warehouse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DOT, OSHA, PIT, HAZMAT, CPR

Education for Associate Warehouse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the associate warehouse job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Business, Supervision, Technical, Associates, Communication, Management, Computer, Merchandising

Skills for Associate Warehouse

Desired skills for associate warehouse include:

Jobs outside area of responsibility
Microsoft Office software
OSHA regulations
Position and procedure
Warehouse operations and inventory control
Company products and services
How many units are on hand
JDE and other computer systems
Sneaker market trends
Trend and supports brand messaging

Desired experience for associate warehouse includes:

Ability to work overtime or after normal business hours
Previous warehouse /distribution experience is preferred
Adequate mobility to continually walk and stand
Must have number recognition skills and good hand/eye coordination
Must be able to pass felony background check and pre-employment drug test
Understand the importance of minimizing errors by maintaining accuracy of work within department standards /averages

Associate Warehouse Examples

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Associate Warehouse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate warehouse. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate warehouse
  • Will be required to perform cleaning duties
  • Maintains stockroom in an orderly fashion, including sweeping and mopping
  • Keep exits lit and free of obstruction
  • Assists in maintenance of the grounds
  • Picking, packing, shipping, receiving
  • Additional Duties and Projects as may be required
  • Drive non-CDL delivery trucks in a backup capacity
  • Follow department and company safety guidelines, identify and report safety hazards or unsafe behavior
  • Ensure that materials/components/supplies needed for daily operations are available
  • Verify equipment for daily operation, according to SOP for assigned work area
Qualifications for associate warehouse
  • May be required to operate manual and/or automated other warehouse/manufacturing equipment (such as a packaging line)
  • Works overtime as assigned
  • An extremely detail oriented skill set
  • Minimum of 6 months of prior warehouse experience
  • Intermediate proficiency in shop math
  • Warehouse or distribution experience required
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Associate Warehouse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate warehouse. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate warehouse
  • Pack associates must be able to learn and understand the PK codes and what they mean
  • Access online packer manual to determine if re-pack or placement into intermediate containers is required
  • Ensure labels and label positioning are correct
  • Responsible for spotting trailers at the dock with the yard tractor
  • Hose assembly
  • Pick and pack and pull stock for delivery
  • Process UPS and FEDEX orders
  • Utilize LXE guns
  • Participate in site required training
  • Perform unload and receive of inbound furniture orders which will require manually moving some large, heavy goods
Qualifications for associate warehouse
  • Have a HS Diploma or GED (official copy required prior to start)
  • Can understand and act on work instructions provided in English orally and in writing
  • Experience operating a personal computer in a professional environment
  • A valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds in a physical environment
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a Regulated and / or Pharmaceutical cGMP environment
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Associate Warehouse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate warehouse. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate warehouse
  • Adheres to 5s organizational standards
  • Picking and packing items to fill outgoing orders
  • Pick up and deliver materials within and outside of company
  • Maintain records on material flow
  • Responsible for receiving incoming materials and properly unloaded and stocked
  • Monitor the flow of materials and parts between departments in order to meet scheduled commitments
  • Maintain a safe work environment and follow all company health and safety policies/practices
  • Cover route relief for drivers when necessary
  • Clean pots/thermoses/screens and keep a running inventory on hand
  • Assist in general upkeep of warehouse and office facility
Qualifications for associate warehouse
  • Ability to consistently perform labor intensive duties
  • Ability to assembly heavy industrial hose
  • Ability to assembly hydraulic hose
  • Minimum of one year experience in a warehouse or warehouse support environment
  • Knowledge and ability to work with a wide variety of hand and light duty power tools
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy parts
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Associate Warehouse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate warehouse. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for associate warehouse
  • Interface and communicate with customers in professional and courteous manner
  • Be safety conscientious and have knowledge of cargo handling
  • Be familiar with state and local DOT requirements
  • Communicate any and all issues in a timely manner with management
  • Be able to perform warehouse duties such as picking, staging and shipping orders when called upon with proper cross training
  • Pulling parts inventory from customer service sales orders
  • Packaging parts inventory to be shipped to the customer
  • Shipping parts to customer
  • Unloading merchandise being received from loading docks to stock and place into warehouse inventory
  • Move materials through facility with the use of material handling equipment
Qualifications for associate warehouse
  • Previous experience with Oracle (an asset)
  • Ability frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15-30 minutes
  • 2-3 years of related experience, included outbound shipping
  • Performs warehouse operations functions within the operating guidelines of the facility
  • Picking material while ensuring perfect quantity and material match
  • Packing material with care to ensure our customers get what they ordered and in perfect shape
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Associate Warehouse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate warehouse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate warehouse
  • Check in and organize materials on shelves
  • Pack up for shipments going to be sent out
  • Production assembly and supplies management, refrigerated box assembly and frozen handling
  • Required to be trained and understand the operation of Innomar’s operation ERP software (Adonix) and be able to function within the system
  • Operate machinery as needed
  • Load/Unload product
  • Security and quantity accuracy of physical inventory
  • The environmental safety of the materials stored and handled
  • Safe operation of all equipment, including fork lifts, pallet jacks, dock levelers, ladders, safety equipment, mixing equipment, pallet wrapping tools and hand tools
  • Timely and accurate receiving, storing and shipping of materials, including physical count and documentation records, such as shipping and receiving records
Qualifications for associate warehouse
  • Are you 18 years of age or older?
  • Are you dependable, punctual & able to demonstrate good work habits?
  • A high school diploma, with some college preferred
  • Good physical condition with the ability to frequently lift and move 25-50 lbs
  • Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in the English language
  • Ability to bend and lift throughout the day, manually unloading and loading merchandise

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