General Warehouse Worker

Updated on: 17 Jun 2020
18 Jun 2020 Permanent, 32 hrs/wk Georgia Perimeter College Georgia Piedmont Technical College Georgia Tech-Atlanta Technical College
Atlanta, GA, United States

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Responsible for the expedient and accurate handling of merchandise into and/or out of the warehouse facility. General warehouse duties occur within the assigned area of warehouse operations, but position supports all areas of the warehouse as needed.

 

 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Moves incoming or outgoing merchandise throughout the distribution center by hand, hand truck, or forklift equipment. 
  • Checks, verifies and audits merchandise to ensure that ordered merchandise has been received and that merchandise is as ordered and not damaged or defective; enters data into remote data terminal. 
  • Identifies, separates, labels, and palletizes merchandise onto flats. 
  • Replenishes pick areas as identified by replenishment reports and various requests for merchandise. 
  • Fills merchandise orders from stores by selecting and moving merchandise from pick slot to conveyor.
  • Loads outgoing merchandise from conveyor and/or four-wheel truck into trailer. 
  • Reports damages and/or vendor compliance issues to supervisor. 
  • Partners with supervisor to resolve problems or discrepancies.
  • Meets safety, productivity and quality standards. 
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

  • Communication skills sufficient to communicate with co-workers; to understand and provide directions; to respond to management inquiries; and to make entries on reports and records
  • Basic knowledge of simple math concepts
  • Ability to use a Radio Frequency Unit
  • Ability to learn basic knowledge of use and operations of motorized merchandise movement equipment
  • Ability to maintain annual certification requirements 

EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Experience working in an automated distribution center preferred
  • Experience with warehouse management systems applications preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Continuous lifting of merchandise up to 65 pounds on a regular basis, and occasional team lifting of merchandise up to 85lbs
  • Continuous walking, including long distances and up and down stairs
  • May work at heights up to 30 feet above ground
  • Standing, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, reaching, and pushing and pulling using hands and/or arms on a repetitive basis above and below the shoulder level
  • May work continuously up to 12 hours
  • Exposure to extreme heat and cold conditions as well as dust and noise

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