Warehouse Associate II

in Anoka, MN

(Regular Part 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?
Are you available to work Saturday and Sunday every weekend?
This position requires that you are 18 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, Sun 1st (Days) Flexible Schedule w/ one weekend shifts $12 to $13 Hourly
Summary

Do you have warehouse experience, a positive attitude, and personal drive? Are you looking to focus your career with an established company? Join the Anoka HOM team as a Warehouse Associate II!

The purpose of this position is to maintain consistent flow in the distribution center. The primary duties include receiving, storing, and distributing material, tools, equipment and products within the distribution center. Performing daily audits of warehouse locations and maintaining accurate inventory within the warehouse, with the goal being to achieve and maintain inventory accuracy that matches our customer's expectations. Un-boxing and re-boxing furniture, measuring and cutting flooring accurately, along with the organizing and cleaning of the preparation area to maintain a safe working environment. Assembling and inspecting furniture and flooring goods for defects, flaws, and vendor discrepancies in order to conform to the quality specifications by performing the following duties.

Qualifications

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 18 years of age.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

INVENTORY RESPONSIBILITES

  • Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to racks and storage areas or to other designated areas in the distribution facility
  • Opens bales, crates, and other containers
  • Ensures that all work orders are pulled accurately and loaded in a safe and secure manner
  • Visually examines and feels surface or Woodstock or products to discover defects such as mismatched veneer, dents, splits, blemishes, loose and uneven joints, holes, and faulty sanding
  • Verifies conformance of Woodstock or products to dimensional specifications
  • Responsible for all product quality – accountable for damage created due to mishandling of product
  • Un-boxing and re-boxing furniture for technician inspection
  • Stages product for delivery, assembles product per manufacturer instructions
  • Measure and cut rolled goods accurately (carpet, pad and underlayment)
  • Ensure installers have correct product by checking pick list before loading installers' vehicle out of designed loading dock
  • Reads production schedule, customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, pick sheets, and other requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, and distributed
  • Uses computer and RF to enter records, must be able to read a computerized pick sheet
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code
  • Fills requisitions, work orders, or request for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes items to production areas
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets, carts, shelves, and conveys orders to packing station or shipping areas
  • Marks, receives, and tags materials with identifying information. Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed
  • Arrange and coordinate transfers accurately recording product shipped out/received into the distribution center
  • Remain proficient on all warehouse equipment including computer knowledge to perform product reservation, untagged product, order verification, product locations, scan guns, reports etc

MAINTENANCE

  • General maintenance such as: cleaning, washing, scrubbing, sweeping, garbage removal, equipment maintenance, and up keep of the distribution facility
  • Clearing snow from sidewalks and all fire exits, cleaning parking lot
  • Work outside loading, shoveling, sweeping, etc
  • Trash disposal and appropriate handling of discarded products and materials
  • Safely operate cardboard baler and other garbage equipment (Must be 18 years or older to operate machinery)
  • Loads and unloads trucks, ensures trucks are clean and well maintained

SAFETY

  • Lifting, pushing, and pulling 70-200 pounds, alone or in a team
  • Operate mechanical equipment inside such as air compressors, lifts, tuggers, and fork-lifts
  • Ability to work at heights of 40 feet or greater
  • Standing for seven hours or greater
  • Maintain a clean warehouse by immediately identifying returned goods from installers, remnants, etc., and storing properly
  • Keep cutting materials organized and stored safely
  • 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
  • Ability to work as a team or independently for most of the day is required
Education and/or Experience

Must have or be currently working towards a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and or training. Basic computer knowledge is required to punch in and out, look up inventory, check email, and other work related functions.

Language Skills

Fluent in the English language, in both verbal and written formats. This position requires skills to read and interpret documents such as instructions, correspondence, memos, safety rules, and procedure manuals. Candidates must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence and possess the skills to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of our organization.

Mathematical Skills

Mathematical aptitude to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Also requires skills to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.

Miscellaneous

Stock picker, tugger, & sit-down forklift certifications (training provided).

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 solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, chemical sprayer to apply lacquer or fabric protection to product. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.