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Warehouse Associate

Starin Marketing Inc
Chesterton, IN
  • Over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Location: Michigan City, IN

Department: Warehouse

Reports To: Warehouse Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

General Purpose of the Position:

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for receiving, pulling, packaging, and shipping orders in an accurate and timely manner

Education, Experience, and Core Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) Required:

A High School Diploma or GED required. Must have 3-4 years of related experience. Detailed orientation, ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Ability to perform all computer functions as they pertain to this job. Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems, interpret, resolving problems and issues using a variety of instructions or guides furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to become certified and maintain certification through an OSHA approved forklift certification program. Must have good command of the English Language, Oral and Written

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives and ships orders using radio frequency scanners
  • Inspects inventory for defects, scratches, or other damage
  • Accurately fills customer invoices
  • Prepares shipping documents in a timely and accurate manner
  • Posts weights and shipping charges and affixes postage
  • Performs all computer functions as they pertain to this job including Microsoft Windows, various freight software and label matrix programs
  • Assists in counting inventory
  • May be assigned facilities maintenance duties as required
  • Sweeping, dusting, and mopping
  • Always organize warehouse and work area for orderliness
  • Maintains proper housekeeping and safety standards
  • Safe operation of all machinery, tools, and equipment
  • Actively participates in department meetings
  • Participation with safety and quality suggestions
  • Shoveling and clearing sidewalks during winter months
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned

Physical Demands:

  • Stand and/or walk for 8 hours
  • Lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Lift, bend reach above the head, kneel, crouch, during shifts
  • Push, pull, lift, and bend while handling product
  • Ability to consistently work at a fast pace and maintain high scores for productivity and accuracy
  • Work with and around moving mechanical equipment
  • Noise levels and temperature may vary throughout the warehouse

Work Environment

  • The work environment requires exposure to a typical warehouse environment which requires the use of personal protective equipment such as hardhats in certain areas. Temperature of work area may be affected by outside temperatures and machining. Industrial lighting provided

Career Path:

The Warehouse Associate position is an entry level position. There are various career paths that can be followed. Staying within the Warehouse Department, an individual could move up to an Order Fulfillment Specialist, Senior Warehouse Associate or Warehouse Manager. Other Career Paths outside the Warehouse could include Administrative Assistant in the Order Traffic Department, Administrative Assistant in the Administrative Department or Customer Service Associate in our Customer Service Department. All Associates are encouraged to have discussions with their Department Manager and the Human Resources Manager to view job descriptions and requirements for career advancement.

Starin Marketing Inc


Chesterton, IN


Transportation and Storage

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