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Day Warehouse Associate

Job ID LAK00000385 Date posted 03/22/2019
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Load and unload cases of product within a warehouse facility. Utilize hand trucks, pallet jack, reach truck, order-pickers, forklifts, turret truck, hoists (battery change stations), conveyors, or other handling equipment to move material to and from trucks and within or between storage facilities. Use of full range of peripheral vision to operate equipment.
  • The physical, fast-paced position requires continual standing, walking, reaching, lifting, lowering, and moving/sliding cases of product which weigh 35 - 45 lbs. (occasionally up to 75 lbs.) without accommodations.
  • Must be able to maintain required departmental production standards. While working in a fast past warehouse environment with high degree of accuracy.
  • Conduct inventory and cycle counts.
  • Assist in receiving/shipping/loading dock operations by loading or unloading shipments. Ensuring that container are secure with wheel chocks or other required device before transferring product.
  • Able to select “pick” product from designated location to fill forward pick locations. Or to pick cases/orders for sales representatives and customers.
  • Stock forward pick locations in the bottle room and the stock case line in an organized manner.
  • Restock bottles and case returns, stock product accurately restock out of place products, and sort pallets by size while maintaining a high degree of product integrity.
  • Responsible for the proper recording, reporting, and handling of broken cases to include the re-boxing of good bottles and sending the broken bottles to the dump location.
  • Responsible for leaving issued equipment in good working order and free of all trash for next person to use and to reporting all any faults on the equipment used. Equipment must be returned to assigned staging area.
  • Perform basic housekeeping in assigned areas of warehouse in addition to clean work area as you work when time permits.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures/standards within the course of performing job duties and wear all company issued safety equipment as required.
  • Report to assigned work location on time and as requested and adhere to all SGWS policies rules and procedures.

Required Skills:
  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent and/or 2-3 years warehouse experience in a distribution environment.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds occasionally and on a repetitive basis and kneel, bend, twist, reaching/over-head to accomplish task.
  • Capable of working required scheduled mid-shift coupled with required overtime as needed especially during October, November, and December (OND).
  • Ability to read, speak, write, and comprehend the English language and is able to perform essential job duties and all other duties as assigned.
    Preferred Qualification:
  • Familiar with warehouse management systems for tracking case volume and product placement within warehouse facility.
  • Shipping/Receiving, general warehouse, and packaging skills.
  • Previous distribution center experience working with “hand held system” picking method.
  • Forklift, hand trucks, pallet jack, reach truck, order-pickers, forklifts, turret truck, hoists (battery change stations), operating experience or certification.

Primary Location:United States-Florida-Lakeland
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.

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