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Warehouse Worker

Company: Veritiv
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Warehouse Worker

Benefits:

  • Medical and Retirement Benefits Available Day 1
  • On-the-job training and skill development
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

Job Summary:

Veritiv's warehouse worker will provide excellent customer service by ensuring that orders are pulled, packed, converted, shipped, loaded, and received accurately and free from visible damage or defect.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Transport goods and supplies into and around the warehouse to ensure on time delivery of goods and supplies.

  • Deliver general warehouse tasks using various material handling equipment to ensure all goods and supplies are stored and recorded with agreed procedures.

  • Perform basic inventory control tasks and checks on quantities, quality, and availability against records following established inventory control procedures.

  • Follow mandatory procedures to ensure that work is carried out to the required quality standards and/or to ensure adherence to external regulatory codes and internal codes of conduct.

  • Adhere to the organization's Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) policies, procedures and mandatory instructions to identify and mitigate environmental risks and risks to oneself and others in the workplace.

  • Utilize and understand the warehouse operating systems to receive, print orders and locate inventory on the floor.

  • Develop and maintain excellent skills by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching.

  • Perform additional duties as required.

Shift: 1st Shift

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience:

  • 2+ years working in a warehouse environment - distribution warehousing experience preferred.

  • 1+ years' experience operating a variety of material handling equipment (lifting platforms, forklift, pallet jack, hand trucks, etc.) required.

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Excellent organizational, time management and customer relations skills are required.

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail required.

  • Ability to be proficient with computerized warehouse system.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment

Working Conditions:

  • Responsibilities include regularly working in a non-climate controlled warehouse where exposure to cold, heat, damp or humid conditions may occur.

  • Will work around moving machinery such as forklifts and pallet jacks.

  • Noise level in the work environment is typically loud.

  • Exposure to dust, mechanical hazards, moving objects, operating vehicles and shift work is required.

Physical Requirements:

Requirements are representative of those needed to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift, twist and carry up 50 - 75 pounds, manipulate (pushing and pulling) up to 160 pounds of product with material handling equipment and skids weighing up to 2,000 pounds utilizing pallet jack.

  • Physical activities required of this job include, but are not limited to:
  • Walking/Standing - walk throughout the warehouse to complete customer orders. Stand when operating order picker or reach truck equipment and when operating cutter.
  • Sitting - sit only when driving sit-down material handling equipment.
  • Lifting - lift items weighing a few ounces up to 150 pounds with assistance.
  • Stooping - performed when filling orders or putting away products assigned to floor level locations. May bend at the waist.

Kneeling - may kneel when filling orders or putting away products assigned to floor level locations.

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv's legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Veritiv is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

EEO Policy US | EEO Policy Canada | EEO Policy Mexico

This description does not attempt to define the job's essential functions as defined by applicable disabilities law.

Keywords: Veritiv, Des Moines , Warehouse Worker, Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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