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Distribution Center Warehouse Associate - Grand Prairie

Loves


Location:
Grand Prairie, TX
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
 61165
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Distribution Center Warehouse Associate - Grand Prairie
Distribution Center Warehouse Associate - Grand Prairie
Location:  Grand Prairie, TX, US, 75050

Req ID: 61165

OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION: The Distribution Center (DC) warehouse employee while working safely will be responsible for all functions of the DC, including but not limited to, loading and unloading, order picking and processing, driving heavy equipment including forklifts, and ensuring proper inventory levels are maintained throughout the DC.

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Distribution Center (DC) warehouse employee will perform various daily duties as assigned by the DC manager to ensure the demands of internal and external customers are met on a continual basis.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Use all safety related PPE such as gloves, safety glasses, and harnesses or seatbelts while driving equipment
  • Responsible for daily safety checks of equipment
  • Loading and unloading delivery trucks, including physically moving inventory items weighing over 75 pounds
  • Receive and stock merchandise using handheld scanner with a high degree of accuracy
  • Operate powered industry vehicles (Forklifts, Man-up Order Selectors and Floor Scrubbers) in a safe manner
  • Maintain integrity of products through proper handling and storage
  • Responsible for processing orders via paper and handheld scanner
  • Assist with periodic inventory counts
  • Assists in retread center activities as assigned
  • Maintain a clean, safe and productive work environment in compliance with OSHA and company directives, using safety first practices to remain accident-free
  • Perform routine facilities maintenance and/or housekeeping tasks
  • Ensure facility and company assets are properly secured and maintained to ensure operational readiness
  • Maintain personal grooming and company uniform standards
  • Maintain company attendance standards
  • Execute company policies, procedures and programs in a professional, effective and timely manner
  • Model the Love’s core values of Focus on the Customer, Integrity, Strong Work Ethic, Innovative Thinking and Perseverance
  • Other duties as necessary

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience:
    • Prior experience working in a distribution center/warehouse environment.  Previous forklift experience preferred

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Ability to learn and operate all facility equipment including computers, forklifts and retreading machinery
  • Soft Skills:
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Perform basic arithmetic functions: add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Can-do attitude, sense of urgency, and strong work ethic

 

  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching and working from elevated surfaces
    • Frequently lift and/or move over 75 pounds
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working within a fast paced distribution center and tire retread plant environment where there may be wide temperature variations depending on weather conditions.  While performing duties, the employee is frequently exposed to dirt, dust, rubber smells and debris, cleaning solutions as well as powered material handling equipment and commercial truck traffic.

 

WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to work extended hours, including weekends, based on business needs

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: No travel is required with this position.

 

BACKGROUND CHECKS:  All offers of employment may be conditioned on receipt of a background check report and/or drug screen that is acceptable to Love’s.

 

EEO STATEMENT: Love’s Travel Stops Inc. and Its Affiliates provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Function(s): Operations; Retail; Truck Tire Care

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Taking care of our customers and taking care of our people every day!

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