Position: Distribution Center Associate - 2nd Shift - Kendall Electric
Location: Portage, MI
Job Id: 1686
# of Openings: 1
Distribution Center Associate - 2nd Shift - Kendall Electric
About The Kendall Group
Kendall Electric, a division of The Kendall Group seeks a talented, creative, self-motivated individual for our Distribution Center Associate position. The Kendall Group is comprised of seven divisions with 75+ locations in eleven states. Combined, we serve Electrical, Automation, Pipe, Valve, and Fittings products, Steam, Lighting, Industrial Controls, and Instrumentation Industries. The Kendall Group is a 100% employee-owned company. Kendall offers a great opportunity for a rewarding career.
Why The Kendall Group?
Our employee ownership model is the core of who we are. You will not only own part of the company, but you will own your future. At Kendall, you'll have opportunities to learn and grow while being coached and mentored along the way. We're that company where people stay! We're proud to say that more than 60% of our associates have more than 5 years of tenure, and more than 40% have greater than 10 years. At Kendall, you will be valued and supported, your ideas will be heard, your voice will matter, and you'll work alongside incredible people who care about your success.
Reporting to the Distribution Center Supervisor, the Distribution Center Associate is responsible receiving, storing, and distributing different products by performing various duties to help maintain overall efficiency and operation of the Distribution Center. While specific daily tasks can vary depending on the location, a Distribution Center Associates' main responsibility is ensuring that all stock is accounted for, processed, and organized to meet company standards.
Exciting work you will do:
The essential duties and responsibilities of the Distribution Center Associate position may consist of some or all, and are not limited to, the following:
Performing defined Distribution Center activities specific to the receipt, placement into inventory, selection for shipment, and shipment of stock
Pick orders accurately and promptly
Receive inventory accurately and promptly
Restock inventory in designated storage areas
Truck loading and unloading according to established procedures
Operate forklift, hand trucks or other equipment
Accurately identify and count inventory in assigned areas
Maintain quality and quantity performance and production standards
Participate in ongoing general housekeeping of Distribution Center
Check assigned equipment for proper operation/functionality and report problems to supervision
Follow safe work habits and established safety procedures
Participate in safety initiatives as assigned
Attend meetings and training sessions
Other Distribution Center tasks as assigned
Competencies you possess:
Results, Action Oriented
Accountability and Responsibility
Teamwork and collaboration
What you'll need:
Work Experience: Entry Level
Analytics/Computer Skills: Ability to use standard office equipment, including but not limited to computerized bar code scanner, printer, and standard warehouse equipment/tools; basic math and reasoning skills
Organization Skills: Excellent work ethic, good verbal, and communication skills; ability to work independently
Cross-functional skills: Ability to work effectively in a team environment and through the direction of a direct Supervisor or Distribution Center Lead
Communication Skills: Ability to communicate well with all levels of the organization; know when to request assistance when appropriate, especially when lifting heavy objects
Physical, Mental and Visual Skills: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions. Ability to frequently lift/move up to 50lbs
Ability to stand/walk/lift, pull, and push during entire work shift
Ability to climb stair/step ladders up to 16 step
Physical Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to temperature conditions prevalent at the time; the noise level in the work environment is consistent with that of a distribution center
Qualifications we prefer but don't require:
Work Experience: Previous experience picking orders with an RF scanner is preferred; ability to operate warehouse equipment including forklifts, hand trucks, crane, etc.
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The Kendall Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, military status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.