Are you looking for a satisfying career in which you can take pride in knowing that the quality of your work provides the building blocks for the success of the company?
Huttig is national distributor of building materials with a 135 year-old proud history of building America!We areseeking an experienced team member to work in our fast-paced lumber yard in ourWilkes-Barre, PA location. We offer competitive salary with annual pay reviews, affordable high-quality healthcare, company paid Holidays and vacation, 401(k) retirement savings plan and career advancement opportunities.
What are you waiting for? Join the Huttig Team and be a part of building the American Dream.
Warehouse workers receive and coordinate the distribution of materials, tools, equipment, and products. They primarily unload and load shipments, maintain inventory, and a clean, optimally functioning warehouse. Attention to detail, accuracy of work, and commitment to safety are crucial. This position will also be called upon to deliver products to customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Reads customer, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
- Receives shipments by processing paperwork, checking contents, and moving materials from receiving areas to storage or to other designated areas using a forklift, hand truck, or rolling cart
- 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
- Compiles worksheets or tickets for customer specifications
- Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department
- Marks materials with identifying information
- Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed and maintains inventory records
- Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards
- Uses computer to enter records and compiles worksheets or tickets from customer specifications
- Performs daily cycle counts, locates and identifies inventory adjustments and errors.
- Responsible for attending all safety training and meetings, being aware of and complying with up-to-date OSHA and company safety policy
- Performs routine maintenance on tools used including cleaning and checking to ensure proper functioning, and notifying a supervisor of larger repairs or malfunctions
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- High School diploma or GED and one to two years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence; effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using weight measurements, volume, and distance.
- Might require forklift certification, depending upon branch requirements.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to understand branch and industry standards in identification, measurement, repairs, replacements, and modification of products.
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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to feel, manipulate, or handle; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 75-100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and requires the proper use of safety equipment such as protective eyewear, earplugs, hard toe shoes, etc.
Huttig maintains an alcohol and drug free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bilingual candidates, veterans and women are encouraged to apply!