Warehouse Attendant Job Description

Warehouse Attendant Job Description

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Warehouse attendant provides support for the Parts, Service and Field Service organizations as needed, including shipping and receiving parts and processing freight documentation.

Warehouse Attendant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Specific responsibilities include receiving parts, putting parts in inventory, keeping the inventory organized, issuing parts and performing record keeping required to accurately track these actions using a Computerized Maintenance Management System
Inspects and sorts plastic totes according to whether the totes need to be cleaned or not cleaned according to warehouse cleanliness standards
Utilizes cleaning agent and power washer to clean totes outside the building in any type of weather
Inspects totes to identify damage that would limit the functionality and effective use of totes
Unstacks and restacks totes on pallets up to 6 feet high before and after the cleaning process is complete
Perform order fulfillment, apply retail & bar code tickets, cylcle counts, bin maintenance
Creating new item templates to be loaded into Maximo
Coordinating and tracking repair items for the plant
Work is done in accordance with established policies, procedures and plant priorities
Ensure timely supply of product for despatch

Warehouse Attendant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Attendant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, SDI, COR, OSH, H&S

Education for Warehouse Attendant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse attendant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Education, General Education, Business/Administration, Business, Associates, High School Education, Accounting, Reading, Math, Law

Skills for Warehouse Attendant

Desired skills for warehouse attendant include:

Excel and Word
Parts distribution
Parts inventory and controls
Parts ordering
Receiving parts
Personal computer
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Microsoft Office software and familiarity with warehouse ERP software

Desired experience for warehouse attendant includes:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially the ability to work well with and relate to others within the department and at different levels within the organization
Ability to work from 10ft
1 year of experience operating an electric pallet jack, preferred
Ability to stack and unstack totes as high as 6 feet
1 year of electric pallet jack experience preferred, or willing and able to successfully complete electric pallet jack certification within 30 days of hire
Must possess above average math and organizational skills and good attention to detail

Warehouse Attendant Examples


Warehouse Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a warehouse attendant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for warehouse attendant
  • Imports processing including unloading containers
  • Line running
  • Ensure Mainfreight trucks are loaded and ready to despatch in a timely manner
  • Complete container checks as required
  • Ensure Viticulture specific communications reach the right audience, are customer focused and clearly understood
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects as required including working with other personnel on national projects and provide support and alignment from an administration perspective
  • Management of staff purchases and order distribution
  • Support Warehouse, Receiving and Mailroom activities
  • Follows proper safety measures and apply proper lifting techniques
  • Ensures products and supply stocks are distributed and received in an efficient manner such that no shortages, down time or delay in start up times or product changeovers occur
Qualifications for warehouse attendant
  • Must maintain good record keeping
  • Current knowledge of Excel required to be able to maintain current spreadsheets
  • Places orders to maintain inventory
  • Audits records
  • Understanding of the importance of Safety
  • Inventory and PC knowledge

Warehouse Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a warehouse attendant. 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 warehouse attendant
  • Drives vehicle to transport stored items or to pick up items
  • Ensures appropriate functions, duties and procedures are performed as directed by Warehouse Supervisor
  • Receives, unloads, moves and loads merchandise
  • Verifies correct counts of items received and notes discrepancies or damages
  • Issues and delivers items to the proper destination and obtains signatures to document delivery/receipt
  • Maintains proper storage of inventory merchandise to avoid spills or spoilage
  • Maintains work area in a safe and proper manner
  • Manages and maintains stock control
  • This job also is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the building (bathrooms, break areas, windows, floors, trash cans
  • Receives and picks product orders
Qualifications for warehouse attendant
  • Willingness and ability to work rotating shifts
  • Previous warehouse and/or industrial plant experience preferred
  • High School diploma or GED with strong fundamental skills (math, reading, writing)
  • Requires working in extreme temperature conditions
  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity but not limited to lifting/moving 100 lbs
  • Must be able to demonstrate computer skills

Warehouse Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of warehouse attendant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse attendant
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets and loads trucks
  • Counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards
  • Completes requisition forms to order supplies
  • Process all incoming and outgoing freight
  • Complete a walk around the facility to make sure all gates and doors are closed and locked and customers are escorted
  • Receive all fuel and blasting with date and time received
  • Make contact with maintenance supervisor about any unforeseen maintenance issues
  • Follow proper processes for customer service at requisition window for daily parts
  • Unload and load material on vehicles
  • Correctly file paper work
Qualifications for warehouse attendant
  • Completes weekly required cycle counts
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a warehouse environment is preferred
  • Preferred experience with power equipment
  • Ability to operate all department vehicles including a 24 ft truck with a lift gate
  • Ability to operate manual pallet jack, dollies, and lift equipment
  • Requires ability to use the computer to complete inventory inquiries and data entry processes

Warehouse Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse attendant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for warehouse attendant
  • Understand the “Hot Shot” process
  • Understand all procedures for Preventative Maintenance baskets
  • Participates in the safe operation of warehouse support equipment
  • Responsible for storing material in proper locations & accurately performing system transactions
  • Load required bins to fulfill next delivery to assembly
  • Deliver required materials to assembly via tugger, cart, order picker, forklift, pallet jack, or manually
  • Managing the market inventory, card system, and buy cards
  • Alter or repair furniture or fixtures including chairs, desks, cabinets, bookcases
  • Perform semi-skilled maintenance and repair work in areas of carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating, lighting, and general mechanics to Residential and Hospitality Services buildings and related facilities
  • Route and record all incoming and outgoing material through the warehouse system
Qualifications for warehouse attendant
  • May require transporting, pushing, pulling, lifting (90 pounds) and maneuvering larger loads weighing up to 1,200 pounds
  • This position requires a valid driver license and clean driving history
  • Prefer experience working in a warehouse
  • Minimum 1 year related experience in an administrative or related warehouse role, a high school diploma or GED or any combination of education and experience that provides the requisite knowledge to successfully perform the job preferred
  • Cranes and Rigging certification or ability to pass next test
  • Demonstrate a high level of housekeeping and organizational skills

Warehouse Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a warehouse attendant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse attendant
  • Get parts from Warehouse on stand-up forklift
  • Issue components to work orders
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is preferred, especially Excel and Outlook
  • Must have willingness to help out in other areas and perform any other duties as required or directed
  • Driving accountability for all warehouse personnel on their shift/crew
  • Coordinating activities in a manner that supports inventory, production, warehouse and shipping activities
  • Receiving and transporting materials and supplies, processing the transactions in a timely and accurate manner
  • Driving proper procedures for warehouse activities
  • Driving housekeeping activities for the warehouse
  • Driving that all monthly safety training is completed
Qualifications for warehouse attendant
  • High degree of professionalism and positive attitude
  • Must be detailed oriented and be able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to operate Microsoft Office programs
  • Preferred (2) years’ experience in cement or related industry
  • Preferred knowledge of JD Edwards
  • Basic math skills for verification

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