JOB SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for all areas within the warehouse by performing the following duties.
RELATIONSHIPS: Reports To Warehouse Supervisor
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Loads freight on trucks in accordance with delivery schedule code noted by Dispatcher, re-verifies count, and determines the shipment has been loaded on the truck in a manner that will allow safe transport.
Goal: To ensure the proper shipment gets to its ultimate destination intact.
2) Inspects warehouse equipment daily for potential defects requiring repairs and reports same to Warehouse Supervisor. (Maybe limited to designated personnel.)
Goal: To ensure equipment is properly maintained and safe to work with.
3) Assists on deliveries when required.
Goal: To properly service the customer by helping the drivers and/or reducing the driver time at a specified delivery.
4) Determines that all paperwork required for a given task is completed and correct before turning it in to the appropriate Manager.
Goal: Ensure, through completeness, that information other employees need to properly fulfill their responsibilities is provided.
5) Fills propane forklift tanks (when needed).
Goal: To minimize dock labor downtime due to forklifts running out of fuel.
6) Performs additional tasks as needed when directed by the Warehouse Supervisor or
Goal: To help ensure the efficiency/effectiveness of the overall Company in light of the
Company Mission Statement.
1) Recommends equipment repairs to Warehouse Supervisor.
2) Allows customers to sign for damages, shortages, overages, etc.
3) Receives/signs for freight on the Company's behalf.
4) Recommends to Warehouse Manager, operational changes that would improve customer service.
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 related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs.
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.
Must be able to operate a forklift.
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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.