Warehouse Associate (Full Time)

Elgin, IL

Warehouse Associate (Full Time)

Founded in 1957, Our company has a proven track record of success as a one-source supplier, known to Canadian wholesale and independent distributors for delivering high-quality tools, equipment and safety products, and services and be the best in class supplier of professional tools and safety equipment to workers. This same commitment extends into the United States. USA Inc. is a leading supplier of professional tool, equipment and safety products for workers. 

We are seeking General Warehouse Associate who will be working at our Elgin branch working 5 days a week from Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities:

  • Load, unload and move products by hand or with basic material handling equipment;
  • Operate a variety of equipment to unload and load and move products;
  • Assemble and fill boxes and other cartons with items that need to be shipped;
  • Weigh products, wrap goods and pack and unpack products;
  • Prepare and print shipping labels corresponding to shipment’s needs;
  • Affix proper postage to each package in preparation for shipping;
  • Prepare and process customers’ orders by using various shipping system (e.g. USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc.)
  • Communicate with the carrier to coordinate the shipping schedule for the orders;
  • Process incoming requisitions which include picking, checking and packing orders;
  • Inspect and verify incoming goods against invoices and other documents;
  • Restock bins;
  • Maintain and organize inventory;
  • Use the inventory control system to locate information, search orders or investigate discrepancies;
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area and update supplies as needed;
  • Other general warehouse duty as required.

 

Skills & Qualities:

  • Physically able to lift heavy shipments and products up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Ability to work at a fast pace with frequently changing dynamics;
  • Significant use of memory;
  • Ability to operate a computerized inventory control system and scan gun picking;
  • Fast typing;
  • Team player with a positive attitude;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Able to work independently;
  • Steel-toed safety boots required;
  • Customer Service Oriented;
  • One year of related experience will be an asset but not required as we will train;
  • Operate industrial lift trucks, pallet jack, or forklifts would be an asset;
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).

 

How to Apply:

We are  committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at our company are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We  will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and are committed to providing our employees with work-life balance. If you are interested in this opportunity, please respond to this posting with your resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, however, only those who qualify will be contacted.

 

 

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