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Distribution/Warehouse Associate - Material Handler

Eastern Industrial Supplies, Inc.
Greenville, SC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Summary: Verifies quantity, quality, labeling, and addressing of products and items ready for shipment as well as loading trucks and receiving product as needed, by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Pulls orders for shipment from warehouse inventory including inter-company orders for delivery. Verifies the accuracy of all shipments. Pulls all orders for next day shipment before leaving work.
  • Stages and prepares orders for shipment while making sure the items are packaged neatly.
  • Separates material to shipping points. Loads outgoing shipments onto trucks and ships orders on common carriers. Ensures all tagged material is double checked before shipment.
  • Fills bin areas to keep the products available for pulling orders. Keeps racks and bin areas neat. Also maintains the cleanliness of the warehouse and grounds.
  • Organizes pallets and stacks in a safe area. Stages all material in the proper area.
  • Reports to the supervisor/manager any improvements or areas of concern.
  • Completes all shipping paperwork in a timely manner and notifies salesperson if the material is short.
  • Counts, weighs, measures, or examines packaging and contents of items for conformance to company specifications.
  • Affixes postage on packages and ships motor freight packages and pipe.
  • Cross trains in the fabrication shop to groove, thread and cut pipe.
  • Compares items packed with customer orders and other identifying data.
  • Ensures all material pulled is done from the location indicated by the gun. Back order material is not ordered without the supervisor's authorization.
  • Wraps skids, tapes them up, identifies them, and loads them onto the correct truck.
  • Assists with putting both pipe and stock away as needed.
  • Assists the 2nd shift supervisor as needed on checking trucks, loading pipe and other duties as needed.
  • Reports for work on time and on a regular basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service -Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills -Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication -Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication -Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively.
  • Teamwork- Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment- Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation -Sets and achieves challenging goals.
  • Planning/Organizing -Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Professionalism -Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Quality -Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity -Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security -Observes safety and security procedures. Adaptability -Adapts to changes in the work environment.
  • Attendance/Punctuality -Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability -Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative -Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.
  • Innovation -Generates suggestions for improving work.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Eclipse Accounting software and Eclipse Inventory software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current Driver's License preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities: None

Other Qualifications: This company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the associate occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains" at-will " .The fore mentioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and sit. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Eastern Industrial Supplies, Inc.


Greenville, SC


Transportation and Storage

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