Rug Porter

in Plymouth, MN

(Regular Full Time)

Please fill out this quick questionnaire: (minimum requirements for this position)
Are you a current or previous employee of HOM Furniture, Inc?
Are you authorized to work in the United States?
This position requires you are at least 16 years of age or older, do you meet this requirement?

List of available schedules for the above position:
Work Days Shift Schedule Details Pay Range Pay Type
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 1st (Days), 2nd (Evenings) $12 to $13 Hourly

Do you like it when you walk in to a store and everything is presented in a cohesive manner?  Do you especially enjoy how a rug can make a house a home?  If this sounds like something that interests you, then the position of Rug Porter for HOM Furniture may be just the job for you!!  The main responsibility of the Rug Porter is to maintain WORLD RUGS department's appearance. One would make sure to hang rugs on rug arms and flipping through rug piles, along with general maintenance of the department. This position also helps customers carry out purchased items and returned items. Candidate must accurately receive, send and transfer merchandise in a timely manner.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This individual must be at least 16 years of age.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Change ceiling light bulbs daily and adjust to highlight furniture and rugs.
  • Product assembly.
  • Maintain showroom appearance through light cleaning, vacuuming, and tidying up daily. Inventory responsibilities: zone placement accuracy, cycle scans, year-end inventory or any full showroom inventory.
  • Disassemble & prep product for pick-up or transfer.
  • Receive transfers.
  • Unpacking/unbagging and resetting floor models and ensure they are showroom ready.
  • Warehouse and dock area to be kept tidy at all times (to include sweeping, mopping and general pick up to meet safety requirements).
  • Helping with floor arrangement.
  • Hang rugs/taking down rugs.
  • Monitoring the cookie shop for cleanliness.
  • Maintain entrance to showroom daily (snow removal or sweeping).
  • Clear snow from sidewalks for all fire exits.
  • Parking lot cleanliness (pick up daily).
  • Assistance to the Operations Manager/Showroom management team/Visuals. Strollers (clean weekly).
  • Customer Assistance, loading/unloading assisting customers.
  • Print & place price cards/cts
  • Maintain stock levels of "take with" items.
  • Maintain supplies as assigned.
  • Maintain tools/carts/strollers.
  • Maintain quality of furniture (ordering replacement or arranging for repair of damaged furniture).
  • Product care.
  • Unloading of trucks.
  • AS400 functions.
  • Use HOMs Intranet and email as needed
  • Ensure safety issues such as appropriate lifting, using ladders correct and trash compactor use (must be 18 years old).
  • Assisting customers and/or sales consultants with flipping of rug piles
  • Use of power tools.
  • Adheres to safe lifting techniques, follows proper training for learned job hazards and ergonomic risk factors, participates in departmental stretching program, and overall maintains a safe working environment.
Education and/or Experience

Must have or be currently working towards a high school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Language Skills
Require skills to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Possess skills to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Demonstrate the ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in written format.
Mathematical Skills
Mathematical aptitude to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for sustained periods of time, move about on foot to accomplish tasks, use spoken word to communicate, and perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.

The employee is occasionally required to sit or remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time; use hands to handle or feel objects with either the entire hand or fingers, including typing. Reach with hands and arms in any direction, ascend and descend ladders and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Stooping by bending downward and forward by bending at the waist, kneeling or bending at the knees to come to a rest on knee or knees, crouching by bending the body downward and forward, or crawling by moving about on hands or hands and feet. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data or figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, and using measurement devices.

Reasoning Ability
Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.