Shipping/Receiving Associate

Suwanee, GA

Posted: 09/17/2019 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Job Number: 5497
  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.   Picking, packing, shipping and receiving tool, merchandise and parts orders for various types of distribution.  Processing shipping picking and packing lists, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records.  Adhere to work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules.  Follow procedures for handling tool and parts inventory.   Ability to perform receiving, picking, packing and shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and proper condition of shipments.   Process stock & ship products according to standardized Logistical processes.   Perform loading and unloading operations within compliance of receiving and shipping specifications.   Perform various inventory related processes; inventory, cycle counts.   Operate various types of material handling equipment.  Be forklift certified.   Participates in the “ lean Production” initiatives of the Organization   Maintains various logs and/or reports for Warehouse Supervisor.   Process shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage and work areas as directed.   Ability to work with company software and computer systems.   Follow all safety rules/guidelines.   RESPONSIBILITIES Report directly to Warehouse Supervisor in the Shipping/Receiving area.  Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include receiving in, picking, packing and shipping various types of Ames product; tools, merchandise and parts.   
 
 
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 more than 1 year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
 
 
COMMUNICATION/LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to read and write routine documents and correspondence.  Ability to interact with personnel at all company levels.
 
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
 
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.
 
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 stand.  The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
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 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 employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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