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Warehouse Associate I
Ref No.: 18-04059
Location: HAVERHILL, Massachusetts
Position Description

Perform a variety of distribution activities including shipping, receiving, material handling, put away and inventory.


1. Trained and assigned to work in multiple areas of distribution.
2. Receives incoming materials and ships outgoing product/materials to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of inventory and product.
3. Picks and routes items to specified departments. Properly and safely handles and moves materials throughout the facility to meet production demands and customer delivery expectations.
4. Assists in putting received product away in the assigned location with the proper labeling.
5. Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
6. Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
7. Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
8. Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
9. Operates tier lift truck or uses handtruck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.
10. Assists in inventory control processes.
11. Follows established safety and environmental policies, procedures and methods applicable to the work area.
12. Performs other duties as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

• 1 – 2 years of experience in a warehouse role preferred.

• Previous forklift experience and training preferred.
• Knowledge of order processing systems.
• Computer skills including MS Office, Lotus Notes and ability to learn client business systems.
• Flexibility in working hours – willing to work any hours needed and overtime as necessary.

Special Requirements:
Shipper I ( 1st Shift 7:00-3:30)


Perform the activities of the shipping and receiving functions to ensure efficiency.


1. Updates computer for all shipped customer orders so that accurate and current inventory balances are maintained on all parts within the warehouse.
2. Works with lean team to develop and implement appropriate process improvements in team area.
3. Creates standard work for key process in the area.
4. Responsible for creating and editing of procedures in accordance with ISO criteria.
5. Ensures all export requirements are met before a package is shipped.
6. Ensures quality check off procedure is followed. Reviews any returns caused by shipping and creates an action plan to prevent future issues.
7. Ensures the premium freight approval process in being followed and approval has been granted before any premium shipment.
8. Works with team to cross train and cover areas when employees are absent or when an area is over capacity. These areas include but are not limited to the supermarket, consignment, shipping and receiving.

• High school diploma or GED required.
• 3 years of experience in shipping.
• Very good interpersonal and communication skills required.