Distribution Specialist

Distribution/Operations

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

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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