General Warehouse Associate
in Canton, MA at DXL GROUP

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY: This position will be cross-trained to support general distribution functions in both Retail and Catalog Distribution. Associates will be moved between the two departments as needed. General Responsibilities may include:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the distribution area and all activities to include sweeping, induction, line loading and shipping.
  • Identify all merchandise for picking, ticketing, tagging, and receiving.
  • Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that will meet department productivity standards.
  • Meet department standards for quality and unit per hour expectations.
  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining inventory of merchandise.
  • Pull and prepare product for shipping, ensuring that the exact number and proper product is ready for shipping.
  • Update and communicate with the Retail, Catalog, and Management Staff on any issues.
  • Maintain production area in regards to safety regulations, organization, and cleanliness.
  • Special duties or projects as assigned.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Critical relationships and partnerships include: i.e. Buying, Merchandise Systems, Planning and Allocations, Finance, Call Center, and Marketing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1- 2 years experience. 
  • Basic computer knowledge is helpful, with ability to learn new computer systems quickly.
  • Basic knowledge of PKMS systems and its usage in the Distribution Center is helpful.
  • Must be able to use a Radio Frequency (RF) Scanner Gun to process product for shipping

SKILLS:

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow through on issues. 
  • Good communication/comprehension skills -- both written and verbal.
  • Math Skills -- ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure. 
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule -- hours may change daily based on department assignment.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed is required.

ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, twist, stoop, reach, climb stairs/ladders, and lift up to 50lbs.
  • Requires ability to push rolling carts or racks full of merchandise
  • Requires ability to pack/unpack and handle boxes up to 50lbs.
  • Requires ability to pick merchandise from multi tier modules 
  • Requires ability to pick merchandise from multi-tier modules designed for multi-sku product.
  • Requires ability operate non electric pallet jack 
  • Requires ability to work in a fast pace warehouse environment with narrow aisles, conveyor belts, forklifts, and other power equipment.

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