Distribution Center - Warehouse Associate

Pre-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-291-01





In Cooperation With

Trident Technical College


is assisting with the recruitment and training for 


Distribution Center - Warehouse Associate

Job Overview 

This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of a department. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job related responsibilities and duties throughout the facility as assigned and/or as necessary 

Qualifications and requirements include 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older 
  • Possess the ability to successfully perform the listed essential functions/be proficient in competencies and perform required physical activities with or without reasonable accommodations. 
  • The ability to work overnight, weekends and varying shifts 

Essential Functions: An individual must successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations.      

  • Apply labels to correct location on freights/pallets/merchandise 
  • Manage freight flow/deliveries through processing, identifying, counting, separating and scanning freight; moving and unloading freight manually or with power equipment, maintain freight inventory, operate computer software and basic applications to track and identify freight, transport pallets of freight to be slotted, stored, shipped or wrapped using manual (e.g. pallet jack) or powered equipment. 
  • Organize work area through stacking or moving pallets using a pallet jack or power equipment 
  • Maintain a safe working area through checking the integrity of trailers/pallets, removing and stacking empty pallets. 


  • Freight Handling – Handles and safely processes freight. Load, unload, order fills, pack, and/or processes freight accurately and timely. Tells management about unsafe working conditions, damaged products, or improper procedures in the facility and uses equipment safely and correctly. Maintains a clean work environment to ensure safety and compliance. 
  • Customer/Member Centered- Shows care and concern when serving our customers/members, asks questions to understand their needs, uses policies to exceed expectations and uses the correct resources ( people, products, tools) in order to successfully resolve member/customer concerns. 
  • Judgement Uses policies, procedures, data or facts to make sound day to day decisions. Recognize and reports problems to those in authority to correct them. 
  • Planning and Improvement- Accepts responsibility and meets work expectations by identifying the steps required to carry out task. 
  • Influence and communicate- Communicates in a respectful and professional manner. 
  • Execution and Results- Makes a consistent effort to get results by meeting deadlines and taking actions to resolve issues in a timely manner. 
  • Ethic and Compliance- Follows company policies by showing integrity and ethical behavior in all work situations. Reports unethical/non-compliant behavior promptly. 
  • Adaptability- Adapts to changing work demands, remains focused when faced with change or difficulties and stays open to learning from assignments/feedback. 

Physical Activities 

  • Move up and down ladder and stairs 
  • Reach overhead, below the knees, bending, twisting, pulling, stooping, and  standing for extended periods of time while grasping, turning, and manipulating objects that vary in size and weight 
  • Fine motor and hand- eye coordination to visually verify/read  information often in small print, locate merchandise, and inspect equipment 
  • Observe the behaviors of others (i.e., associates, suppliers, customers) 

Working Conditions 

The work environment characteristics described here represent those encountered by employees performing the essential job functions: 

  • Exposure to varying temperatures 
  • Sloping, slippery or uneven surfaces 
  • Heights, indoor work for extended periods of time, narrow, enclosed or elevated spaces
Training will be at no charge to trainees. 

Successful completion of the training program carries no obligation to accept any offer of employment, nor is an offer guaranteed. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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