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Warehouse Associate

Shealy Electrical
Cedar Rapids IA
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 10/15/2020

Be part of a growing, successful company in an exciting and challenging field. Border States is 100% employee-owned, which means you're empowered to make decisions, find solutions and receive rewards for your hard work.This position will be located in: Cedar Rapids, IAJob SummarySupports the operation functions of the warehouse. Receives incoming freight and checks the material for damages or shortages. Distributes material to the proper stock locations. Fills special orders and/or backorders as material is received. Follows up with appropriate departments, carriers and/or vendors on receiving discrepancies, damages and shortages. Maintains assigned inventory stock locations making sure the material that is put away has the correct locator and the shelves are kept neat and orderly. Fills orders for delivery to customers. Informs proper departments of "stock outs", inventory discrepancies and other inventory problems or concerns.ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions
Receives incoming freight and checks the material for damages or shortages.
Distributes material to the proper stock locations.
Fills special orders and/or backorders as material is received.
Follows-up with appropriate departments, carriers and/or vendors on receiving discrepancies, damages and shortages.
Checks and packs material to be delivered.
Should have a full understanding of truck routes and may coordinate deliveries with our own trucks, assigned freight companies or other carriers based on special requests or the best way to ship material.
Maintains shipping equipment and keeps work area clean and safe.
Maintains assigned inventory stock locations making sure material put away has the correct locator and the shelves are kept neat and orderly.
Fills orders for delivery to customers.
Assures all batched managed material is labeled accurately and inventoried, as needed.
Maintains delivery vehicle in clean, good working condition and monitors maintenance and mileage data, as appropriate.
Maintains daily driver logs and vehicle inspection sheets, as appropriate.
Operates and maintains all equipment in a safe manner and adheres to all local, state, and federal traffic and safety regulations.
Supports the operations functions of the warehouse.
Informs proper departments of "stock outs", inventory discrepancies and other inventory problems or concerns.Non-essential Functions
May assist the City Desk and Will Call areas in providing customer service functions including, but not limited to, order entry, filling orders, processing returns, expediting, technical assistance, Will Call, and other functions, as needed.
May provide delivery of material to customer sites.
Assists with loading and unloading of trucks.
Notifies supervisor of any building or equipment maintenance, repair needs and/or any security concerns.
Assists with other duties/projects as assigned by supervisor/manager.Qualifications
Two-years of work experience preferred.
Prior warehouse distribution experience including forklift operation and knowledge of electrical products/systems is also preferred.
If the employee will be driving, the following criteria must be met
candidate must be at least 21 years of age,
possess a valid driver's license to operate company vehicle and a current medical certification may be required.
PC working knowledge for Windows, Internet, email and SAP software is a plus.Skills and Abilities
Two-years of work experience preferred.
Prior warehouse distribution experience including forklift operation and knowledge of electrical products/systems is also preferred.
If the employee will be driving, the following criteria must be met
candidate must be at least 21 years of age,
possess a valid driver's license to operate company vehicle and a current medical certification may be required.
PC working knowledge for Windows, Internet, email and SAP software is a plus.Physical RequirementsLift and carry requirements (weight and frequency):Occasionally 0 - 33% Frequently 34 - 66% Continuously: 67 - 100%
Lift from Floor to Waist:
< than 10 lbs. - Occasionally
10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally
26 to 50 lbs. - Occasionally
51 to 75 lbs. - Occasionally
76 to 100 lbs. - Occasionally
101 + lbs. - Occasionally
Above Waist Lift:
< than 10 lbs. - Occasionally
10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally
26 to 50 lbs. - Occasionally
51 to 75 lbs. - Occasionally
76 to 100 lbs. - Occasionally
101+ lbs. - Not at all
Unilateral Carry:
< than 10 lbs. - Occasionally
10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally
26 to 50 lbs. - Not at all
51 to 75 lbs. - Not at all
76 to 100 lbs. - Not at all
101+ lbs. - Not at all
Bilateral Carry:
< than 10 lbs. - Occasionally
10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally
26 to 50 lbs. - Occasionally
51 to 75 lbs. - Occasionally
76 to 100 lbs. - Not at all
101+ lbs. - Not at allPhysical ActivityFrequency at which you would do the following in a typical day:
Sitting (a continuous period of being seated) - Frequently
Standing (for sustained periods of time) - Occasionally
Walking (moving about on foot to accomplish tasks) - Occasionally
Bending/Stooping (downward and forward) - Occasionally
Crawling (moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet) - Not at all
Climbing/Walking Stairs (ascending or descending) - Occasionally
Reaching (extending arms in any direction) - Frequently
Crouching/Squatting (bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine) - Occasionally
Kneeling (bending legs at knee to come to rest on knee(s)) - Not at all
Balancing (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling) - Frequently
Repetitive Motion (substantial movement (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers) - Occasionally
Trunk Rotation (movement in any direction, whether standing or sitting, with at least one foot stationary and in contact with the floor) - Occasionally
Pushing/Pulling (using upper extremities to press against or draw or tug) - Occasionally
Handling (applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm) - Continuously
Fingering (picking, pinching, typing; working primarily with fingers and not whole hand) - Frequently
Talking (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word) - Occasionally
Driving (the control and operation of a fork lift) - Frequently
Desk Work (tasks generally performed at a desk, including use of a computer, printer, fax machine, telephone and other office equipment) - Occasionally
Use of tools (safely operate equipment needed for receiving, conveying, stocking, packaging, and shipping parts) - Frequently
Hearing (perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels) - Continuously
Exposure to adverse weather & temperature conditions - Frequently
Travel(travel needed to perform job duties) - Not at allFooterThis job description is a summary of the job duties and responsibilities and is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at the employer's discretion. Employees must be able to perform the essential job duties and satisfy job requirements either with or without a reasonable accommodation.Our HistoryBorder States is a leader in the electrical supply distribution industry with over 100 locations in 22 states. Our employee-owners are second to none in delivering top-notch customer service and in demonstrating extra-ordinary people skills. We are one of the largest independent electrical distributors in the United States providing products and services to the construction, industrial and utility industries. Border States has a competitive benefit package and is a 100 percent employee-owned company. Employee-ownership is a significant part of our culture and our success stems from the dedication of our employee-owners. We practice open-book management and our employee-owners are empowered with clearly defined levels of authority to be innovative and decisive, allowing us to respond quickly to the needs of customers. Employee-owners understand their roles in the success of the company and care about customers' needs, which drives our focus on adding value to everything we do. We recognize that not all customers are the same and each has specific requirements. Our employee-owners understand these diverse needs and have the commitment, resourcefulness and flexibility to outperform all others.ValuesAs a Border States employee-owner, you're responsible for living our mission, service philosophy and service standards.MissionBorder States provides value to our customers by delivering innovative product and supply chain solutions.Service PhilosophyWe earn customer loyalty and confidence by caring about their needs and adding value to everything we do.Service StandardsBorder States employee-owners are competent, accurate, responsive, and engaged .Your careerJoin an experienced team at one of the largest electrical distributors in the United States. What are you waiting for?Equal Opportunity For AllIt's not just the law. It's something we've believed in since our founding. We value the diversity of all of our employee-owners and will always be an equal opportunity employer.Drug Free/Smoke Free workplace#BSEcareers