Distribution Worker - Sunrise, FL

Position Summary

Supports and enables the distribution center by performing various tasks in the receiving, inventory management, and shipping of industrial material to internal and external sources.

Working Conditions

Warehouse setting, will lit and air-conditioned.  Long periods of standing, walking, bending, and lifting objects (50 lbs.) to eye level.  Use of power packing and shipping tools, forklifts, and some hand tools.  Computer and bar code equipment.  Some exposure to hazardous chemicals or material.  Some requirements for use of safety equipment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (with percentage of time spent)

90% Process Inventory

  • Perform any combination of tasks including picking, put away, packing (small pack and pallets), receiving, bulk picking, shipping (UPS and pallets), checking, and hose picking. 
  • Unload inbound vehicles. 
  • Read production schedule, customer order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed. 
  • Move materials from receiving to storage areas by sorting/scanning material to proper storage area. 
  • Fill requisitions, work orders, POs, or invoices. 
  • Assemble order from inventory and move to packing station for shipping. 
  • Properly pack and mark container for shipping. 
  • Load materials onto vehicle or prepare for transportation pick up. 

10% Cleanliness/Equipment Maintenance

  • Perform general clean up and equipment maintenance of assigned area and equipment/tools. 

Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • 6-12 months of warehouse or distribution experience. 

Knowledge of:

  • Bills of lading
  • Hand held computer/bar code scanner
  • Computers (Windows, Outlook)

Skilled in:

  • Performing accurate work
  • Following directions well
  • Completing repetitive duties promptly

Abilities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Stay late when necessary
  • Punctual
  • Dependable
  • Quick learner
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of people
Key Challenges (most difficult or challenging aspects of role)

Minimize occurrence of errors.  Learn all distribution processes and how they relate to the overall function of the Company.

Internal Contacts

Customer Service, Inventory Management, Sales, Pricing

External Contacts

Shipping, Vendors