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Warehouse Worker Forklift Operator

Emser Tile Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental


The Warehouse Support (WS) ensures that product is properly received and shipped in an accurate, safe and timely manner. Warehouse Support members report directly to the Branch Warehouse Manager (WM) or the Branch Operations Manager, per the Branch’s organizational structure.

General Focus and Scope of Responsibility:

The Branch WS accomplishes tasks, goals and objectives through professionally partnering with other warehouse team members, where applicable, and personal participation as required. The Branch WS is empowered to involve the Warehouse Manager and / or Branch Management, when required, to ensure warehouse procedural compliance is achieved and sustained.

Warehouse Support members will also:

  • Be an advocate for Company initiatives and for following Company policies and procedures
  • Participate in innovation by suggesting new and better processes and systems
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and respect for all team members and uphold high ethical standards
  • Immediately communicate any business and personnel concerns to Branch and / or Corporate Management

Essential Job Functions:

Inventory Management / Shipping / Receiving

On a day-to-day basis, accurately inspect, identify, handle, consolidate, label, stock, pick, pack and ship inventory per Company policy; promptly report inventory discrepancies to management; ensure all will-call customers’ pick tickets contain customer’s and employee’s signatures, as well as the date order was picked-up

Ensure samples and breakage logs have been completed for material pulled from inventory or deemed damaged in a timely manner; identify cancelled job packs and stage them in a designated warehouse location for the return truck back to Distribution Center (DC) or return to inventory, as directed; follow all required customer returns procedures to maintain inventory accuracy

Prepare and ship all customer orders in an accurate, effective and timely manner; validate that all DC returns and inter-Branch transfers are properly processed per Company procedures


Sustain a clean, well-organized and attractive warehouse and Branch environment to enhance safety and increase employee productivity; monitor facility for repair and upkeep and report concerns to the Management Team

Follow all Company safety requirements and safety training programs to achieve full compliance with Company requirements; immediately notify management of any concerns regarding safety, security, dangerous situations or potentially illegal or unethical activities

Personal Performance Management

Utilize all productivity tools (such as Warehouse or Branch checklists) to manage personal productivity and ensure required job task completion

Strive to achieve a working knowledge of, and maintain competency in, all essential job functions and related policies and procedures stated in this Job Description as well as any other tasks or duties as assigned by management

Provide professional and positive customer service whenever interacting with the public, including face-to-face, telephone, written, fax and e-mail communications

Follow all Company policies and maintain Company standards as communicated in the employee handbook, in any training and orientation materials, or as communicated verbally or in writing by a member of Branch or Corporate Management

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Warehouse Support must demonstrate a minimum level of proficiency in communication, cognitive thinking and warehouse equipment operations, as well as the capacity to quickly learn any other skills required. Some examples of required proficiencies include, but are not limited to, reading and writing in the English language; ability to operate (with minimal training) basic office and warehouse equipment

Physical Demands

Physical requirements of the position include walking, standing, reaching, sitting, stooping, squatting, kneeling, and bending on a regular basis; ability to speak and hear; ability to visually detect product color and shade variation; lifting up to 80 pounds (seek assistance when necessary); operating a forklift; driving a delivery vehicle

Work Conditions

Work conditions for Warehouse Support include working in enclosed warehouse spaces and outdoors in all weather conditions, including hot, cold, wet and dry weather; the work environment includes moving over and / or around obstacles on the ground, and working in the vicinity of operating forklifts

Emser Tile

Why Work Here?

Excellent benefits, great environment, high growth potential.

The Emser Tradition of Excellence Comes From its People... Since its establishment in 1968, Emser Tile has become the leading supplier of the world's finest tile and natural stone. Through our international production network and product development expertise, we offer myriad of possibilities that help retailers, contractors, homebuilders, commercial builders, architects & designers bring their ideas to life. Although Emser has grown rapidly, our on-going dedication to outstanding quality and service remains the hallmark of our success. Emser is always seeking knowledgeable, career-minded professionals to become a part of our team and help drive our growth and expansion into new and existing markets. When it comes to challenging and rewarding career opportunities, Emser is the place to be! Career Development: Emser provides ongoing opportunities for professional training, and encourages internal advancement and mobility.


14105 13th Ave, Plymouth, MN 55441
Minneapolis, MN


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