Distribution Associate (4pm - 12am)
At Essendant Inc. , it is our intention to be the fastest and most convenient solution for workplace essentials. To do this, we need exceptionally talented, bright, innovative and driven employees. If you would like to be part of the team
that helps unlock the potential of our customer-partners and those they serve, this is your chance to be involved. Essendant Inc. is a leading national wholesale distributor of workplace essentials, with consolidated net sales of $5. 3 billion. Essendant stocks
a broad assortment of over 160, 000 products, including technology products, traditional office products, office furniture, janitorial and breakroom supplies, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools and equipment.
Comprehensive Benefits Package
At Essendant, we offer our employees a wide-range of Medical and Dental options, as well as Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts. Work/life balance is encouraged and we support that with Paid Vacations/PTO and Paid Holidays.
We promote growth by assisting with Tuition Reimbursement. Our employees futures are important to us; therefore we offer a 401(k) plan, Life Insurance, AD&D and more.
Responsible for the receiving, stocking, order building and shipping of workplace essentials through frequent material handling equipment use with accountability for safety, quality and performance standards.
+ This position will include; Inbound freight receiving; Full case receiving stocking; Full case order selecting and replenishment processing; Order shipping and truck loading.
+ Typically requires the use of Stock Pickers, Reach Trucks, Counter Balance Forklifts and Electric Pallet Jacks.
+ Ensure proper trailer docking procedures are followed
+ Unload fulfilled carton/bags and stage for shipping on appropriate pallet;
+ Maintain a clean and safe work environment following all policies and procedures
+ Active participant in our Lean Continuous Improvement culture and process.
+ Ability to perform all required tasks within the scope of Distribution 2 to the level of established productivity required and in keeping with applicable Standard Operating Procedures, rules, established processes and Quality guidelines.
+ Ability to operate equipment in a safe and controlled manner, i. e. , box erector, tape machine, Taylor Dunn, pallet jack and walkie-rider.
+ Ability to leverage appropriate technology in an effective manner in performance of the function, i. e. , pick-to-voice, computer, scanner, Associate Kiosks etc.
+ Ability to lift up to 80 lbs
+ Ability to follow simple directions (verbal and written) in English and perform basic math.
+ High School diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
+ Warehouse/Distribution-related experience helpful
We offer an exciting and challenging environment that encourages independent thinking, problem solving, and growth. We believe in giving back to our communities as well as others in need. We embrace diversity and believe our employees create a sustainable
competitive advantage. We adhere to the high standards of Our Guiding Actions and Our Values.
WE ARE BEYOND ESSENTIAL
+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
+ Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP
+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41
CFR 60-1. 35(c)