Distribution Specialist


Job Summary:

Reports directly to the Warehouse and Distribution Manager, assisting with daily operations in all activities related to shipping, transfers, returns and receiving.

Specific Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the shipment and receipt of all products, materials, and supplies.
  • Collaborates and communicates with customer service representatives, and others involved in the shipment and receipt of products.
  • Verifies and keeps records on incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet requirements.
  • Maintains inventory of materials and supplies.
  • Operates forklift or hand truck to accomplish shipping/receiving/warehouse storage duties.
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins, including the Finished Product.
  • Maintains cleanliness throughout the warehouse and other areas as needed.
  • Organizes warehouse and work areas for orderliness.
  • Assists in Manufacturing as needed and trained.
  • Involved in various aspects of raw material and finished goods handling.

The above description outlines the most common job duties; however, it does not exclude other potential work assignments.

Education or Formal Training Required:

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Forklift Certification (obtain within one year of hire)

Qualifications Required: (knowledge, skills, abilities, initiative, judgment, etc.)

  • 2 Years prior experience shipping and receiving in a warehouse/distribution environment preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals

Work Conditions / Physical Demands:

  • Moderate Supervision
  • Warehouse environment
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.

Benefits/Compensation (including but not limited to)

Medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 401k matching, long term disability, potential target bonus, paid time off.

Salary Range: $24-$26/per hour

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