Distribution Center Associate @ Grainger
Distribution Center Associate
Location: PLYMOUTH, MN, US, 55441-3604
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The Plymouth, MN facility has need for 3 Part-Time and 2 Full-Time Team Members
Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.
Performs tasks associated with the receipt, storage, and shipment of product while meeting productivity, quality, safety, behavioral and attendance expectations. Effectively and efficiently uses established procedures, tools, equipment, and technologies to complete transactions related to inbound and outbound processes with a distribution center
There are Full-Time and Part-Time opportunities available
Full-Time is 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Part-Tie opportunities can be for 1 pm to 7 pm Monday to Friday or 9:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday to Thursday
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Safely perform assigned warehouse functions utilizing established processes, procedures and tools while meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality, safety and attendance.
Functions may include, but are not limited to unloading, put-away, sorting, labeling, picking, packing, replenishing, auditing, shipping, making boxes, etc.
Complies with Grainger policies, guidelines and procedures as well as state and federal regulations, OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements in the storage, handling and movement of product.
Performs necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.
Actively participates in process improvements by utilizing Grainger’s quality system.
Essential Functions and Requirements:
Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment.
Able to meet productivity, quality, safety, and attendance requirements, including overtime as required.
Able to do continuous lifting up to 75 pounds and be able to operate warehouse vehicles and material handling equipment.
Operate PIE as required. PIE equipment could include Crown, Pacer, Reach Truck, Order Picker, Barrett and Turret Truck.
Must be able to work at various elevated stations throughout the DC.
Able to operate computerized scanning equipment.
Able to work in a team environment.
Preferred Education & Experience:
Must have a minimum of 6-12 months warehouse or related experience.
High school diploma or equivalent.
This position reports directly to a Distribution Center Supervisor and/or Process Manager, and has regular interaction with other associates.
The efficiency and effectiveness of this position directly impacts customer satisfaction and profitability. Position must operate in compliance with OSHA and Hazardous Materials guidelines.
Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Jim Rhodes | Supervisor, Outbound | W.W. Grainger, Inc.
2450 Annapolis Lane N | Plymouth, MN 55441 | Cell: 612-751-7168 | James.Rhodes@grainger.com