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Warehouse Tech

Augusta, GA
  • Expired: May 14, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

Warehouse Tech

Job Description:

Section I. General Overview & Reporting:

The Warehouse Tech is responsible for carrying out day-to-day operations of the warehouse, unloading trucks, receiving in products, updating computer inventory system, general material handling, pulling orders, loading trucks & customer vehicles, handling "will call" orders, and other related warehouse tasks. This position reports to the Warehouse Supervisor.

Section II. Duties & Areas of Responsibility:

The primary duties of the Warehouse Tech consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Health & Safety
    • Adhere to all health & safety policies and practices, including wearing proper PPE at all times
    • Forklift or pallet jack safety:
      • Follow safe practices (correct speed, utilization, seatbelts, protocols, etc.)
      • Adhere to forklift inspection and maintenance protocols
    • Ensure work zones are tidy, clutter and obstacle free
    • Ensure truck drivers are following safety protocol
    • Identify safety risks in the work area, and advise management
    • Identify resolutions to safety concerns & participate in implementation
    • Actively follow a "safety first" culture with a "zero accidents" goal
    • Immediately notify management or HR of any safety incidences (accidents, or near misses)
    • Pandemic or other health concerns protocol:
      • Follow CDC guidelines on mask wearing, if applicable, as outlined by company policy.
      • Before shift start, take temperature, and if temp is over defined maximum, follow company protocol (advise supervisor, answer related questions, leave the premises, get tested as required)
      • Follow social distancing (work, break, common areas, etc.)
      • Ensure all shift end cleaning is completed (work areas and forklifts cleaned and sanitized)
    • Receiving
      • Unload trucks
      • Receive materials, products, etc. into the computer system
      • Verify materials received against shipping documents & resolve discrepancies
      • Move materials to racks
    • Shipping/Loading
      • Process outgoing orders to meet delivery deadlines
      • Follow all shipping procedures:
        • Pull products per order
        • Pack or pallet wrap orders
        • Check orders for completeness and accuracy
        • Correctly load shipments on trucks for local delivery
      • Customer assistance:
        • Pull customer orders as needed
        • Load customer orders into customer's vehicle
        • Interact with customers in cordial, professional manner
  • Inventory Management
    • Organize and maintain inventory stock levels, per company guidelines
    • Correctly slot inventory and update the computer inventory system with locations
    • Ensure cleanliness, order & safety throughout racking/shelving system
    • Assist with resolving inventory discrepancies and update computer inventory system
    • Participate in scheduled cycle counts
    • Participate in annual inventory counts
  • Quality & Service
    • Ensure order accuracy (internal & external) and adherence to on-time shipping schedule
    • Handle Materials and finished goods carefully to prevent damage
    • Promptly advise Warehouse Supervisor or management of any issues or concerns
  • Additional Duties:
    • Must work additional hours as needed, including some weekends (when possible, advance notice will be provided)
    • Maintain confidentiality regarding company business matters
    • Other duties, as assigned

Section III: Necessary Skills and Attributes:

  • 2+ years warehouse/shipping or related experience
  • Solid computer skills in inventory management systems, P21 a plus
  • Forklift (standup & sitdown) and Pallet Jack experience
  • Excellent dependability/reliability (good attendance is required)
  • Solid problem resolution abilities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to speak and read English (production orders, shipping orders, communications, etc.)
  • Ability to use good judgement and take initiative
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to assist wherever needed

Section IV: Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a non-climate controlled warehouse environment (exposure to heat, cold, dust, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds
  • Visual acuity required to safely drive forklift, operate machinery, read computer screens, written documents, inspect materials, products, etc.
  • Must be able to work standing, stooping, bending, lifting, and in squatting position
  • Manual dexterity required to operate forklift, machinery, handle materials, supplies, and perform data entry into computer system etc.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature & levels of the work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, & skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment & are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Saylite is an equal opportunity employer, and an Everify participant.



Augusta, GA
30907 USA


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