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Distribution Associate 2 (4PM-2:30AM - 4 days) job

EssendantLa Vergne, TN
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Company Description

ESSENDANT Inc. is a leading national wholesale distributor of business products. We strive for more than just success— we believe in building partnerships that transcend with our internal and external customers. Our business wouldn’t be thriving without our hardworking employees. If you have a passion to strive for more, ability to generate ideas, and want to grow your career— we motivate you to join our organization. We encourage our employees to utilize internal relations: team support, training, and mentoring. We value and appreciate our employees. We are one team. We are Essendant.

Job Description

  • Ind Contributor-NonExempt

  • DISTR08911

Full-Time

Nashville (La Vergne, TN)

La Vergne, TN, USA

Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • One or more of the following critical supply chain functions that assist in delivering product to our customers:
  • Inbound freight receiving
  • Full case receiving stocking
  • Customer return processing
  • Full case order selecting and replenishment processing
  • Order shipping and truck loading
  • Typically requires the use of Stock Pickers, Reach Trucks, Counter Balance Forklifts and Electric Pallet Jacks.
  • Ensure proper trailer docking procedures are followed; unload trailer, stage product and inspect pallets for quantity and damages; remove damaged product and validate all paperwork to the load (i.e., piece count, signatures, etc.); properly annotate discrepancies on freight bill or appropriate documents; utilize warehouse technology to verify and process freight and create receiving manifest and receipt tickets.
  • Place receipt tickets on correct item(s) on pallet; sort pallet between bulk and shelf items; transport pallet or cartons to appropriate zone or location; remove carton(s) from pallet, green rack or cart and place in designated warehouse location.
  • Print applicable Return Goods Report; obtain and enter return authorization number into warehouse technology and print and apply return ticket(s); inspect return item for quantity and quality assurance; clean, repackage and/or repair item (if necessary); complete necessary oral and written communication (i.e., order supplies; credit or return information); disposition item to appropriate location.
  • Obtain pick label(s) and locate appropriate items and quantities; place shipping/pick label on carton and prepare carton; follow packing slip process and apply to carton as necessary; place carton/bags on conveyor or rolling equipment for transport to appropriate staging location; stock HOT Replenishments as needed.
  • Review system and/or order to determine what is short or out at location and utilize warehouse technology to look up alternate locations for item; if available obtain carton from bulk location or eaches from shelf location; document receipt transactions and follow warehouse technology procedures to process order.
  • Unload fulfilled carton/bags and stage for shipping on appropriate pallet; apply stretch wrap to completed pallets; write appropriate information on pallet placard or shrink wrap; stage pallets and load truck; secure and stabilize cartons and pallets throughout the loading process.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment following all policies and procedures
  • Active participant in our Lean Continuous Improvement culture and process.
  • Understand and demonstrate Essendant's Core Values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability/Other

  • Highly dependable individual demonstrating key values including Teamwork, Integrity, Honesty and Accountability.
  • Ability to perform all required tasks within the scope of Distribution 2 to the level of established productivity required and in keeping with applicable Standard Operating Procedures, rules, established processes and Quality guidelines.
  • Ability to operate equipment in a safe and controlled manner, i.e., box erector, tape machine, Taylor Dunn, pallet jack and walkie-rider.
  • Ability to leverage appropriate technology in an effective manner in performance of the function, i.e., pick-to-voice, computer, scanner, Associate Kiosks etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs
  • Ability to follow simple directions (verbal and written) in English.
  • Ability to perform basic math.

At Essendant Inc., it is our intention to be the fastest and most convenient solution for workplace essentials. To do this, we need exceptionally talented, bright, innovative and driven employees. If you would like to be part of the team that helps unlock the potential of our customer-partners and those they serve, this is your chance to be involved. Essendant Inc. is a leading national wholesale distributor of workplace essentials, with consolidated net sales of $5.3 billion. Essendant stocks a broad assortment of over 160,000 products, including technology products, traditional office products, office furniture, janitorial and breakroom supplies, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools and equipment.

We offer an exciting and challenging environment that encourages independent thinking, problem solving, and growth. We believe in giving back to our communities as well as others in need. We embrace diversity and believe our employees create a sustainable competitive advantage. We adhere to the high standards of Our Guiding Actions and Our Values.

Qualifications
Education

Preferred

High School or better

Experience

PreferredMaterial handling experience helpful

Warehouse/Distribution-related experience helpful

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Posted: March 3, 2020

Estimated annual salary
$27,330
average
Minimum
$24,450
Maximum
$37,674

TASKS

  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy.
  • Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.
  • Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, or shipping orders, to route materials.
  • Pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Production and ProcessingKnowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • MathematicsKnowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Essendant

Type

Company - Public

Size

Large

Revenue

$2B to $5B

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Wholessale - Paper & Paper Product

Founded

1922

CEO

Robert B. Aiken JR.

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