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Accent Controls, Inc
Detroit, MI
  • Expired: May 29, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Accent Controls, Inc. (ACI) is seeking a full-time, non-exempt Warehouse Specialist, supporting the Logistics Readiness Center, located at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan.

The non-exempt job classification is covered under The McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) and the contract's collective bargaining agreement (CBA). Service employees are compensated per the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits that are set by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division's WDs 29 CFR Part 541 and 29 CFR 4.163(f), unless otherwise modified by a CBA between labor and management.


The Warehouse Specialist performs a variety of warehousing duties along with providing customer assistance on Government interoffice moves at the Detroit Arsenal and off-site locations. Work involves verifying materials against receiving documents, noting and reporting discrepancies/damages, routing incoming deliveries to specific building locations at the Detroit Arsenal, storing, stacking, or palletizing materials in accordance with prescribed storage methods. They process items for delivery to specific building locations where customers are located. Work also involves shipping duties which includes verifying that shipping documents are complete and accurate, ensuring that shipments are properly palletized and packaged, making sure that the shipments are loaded properly on transporting vehicles, and preparing and keeping records of all items/vehicles/materials shipped from the Detroit Arsenal to specified locations either in the United States or foreign countries. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.


  • Remove inbound freight from carrier and check for shipping damage.
  • Possess basic knowledge of inspections/examination procedures for material.
  • Required to operate a 4K-6K forklift, along with being able to operate electrical and manual pallet jacks located in the warehouse.
  • Prepare material for shipment consistent with customer's documents and have truck paperwork ready when transporter arrives to pick-up shipment.
  • Assist other warehouse staff in resolving discrepancies involving incoming freight.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly warehouse.
  • Load material on and off pallets.
  • Check material handling equipment daily and required to sign daily inspection log.
  • Must be able to know how to make purchase orders when ordering supplies for their area.
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

  • U.S. citizen or proof of legal residency
  • Must be able to pass an extensive Government background check.
  • Pass substance abuse screening on initial hire and during random drug checks throughout the year.
  • Must be able to work under deadlines, stressful conditions, and be physically able to do the job that is required.
  • Working knowledge of PC based Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Prefer at least five (5) years working experience in the logistics field.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Must be a team player, but also will be required to work independently.
  • EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERINCE: Must possess a high-school diploma or GED. Must have the ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English. Must be able to comprehend what they read and put that knowledge on paper. Must be verbally adept to communicate with co-workers, Government customers, and management. Must be able to communicate with outside carriers when they bring or take material from the warehouse.


  • Must have a valid Michigan driver's license.
  • Must be licensed or able to obtain a license for a MHE (Material Handling Equipment).

    The Warehouse Specialist is required to be in very good physical condition. They must be able to perform the following physical activities: kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. The need to be able to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing. Need to be able to lift at least 70 lbs. They also must deal with indoor and outdoor weather conditions daily.

    ACI maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment and random substance abuse testing and background verification checks. ACI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ACI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. ACI participates in E-Verify.

    Accent Controls, Inc


    Detroit, MI
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