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Warehouse Worker Job Description

About Abatix

Abatix has been in business for over 30 years with branch locations across the country. With the idea that success is based on building long lasting relationships; Abatix was founded on May 16th, 1983, when we began selling industrial safety supplies. Abatix has since grown into a nationally recognized supplier of safety, environmental, construction, janitorial, and industrial products carrying thousands of products and supporting customers across the nation.

Our team is our #1 asset. With a wealth of industry and product experience, our management team has an average of 20 plus years tenure with Abatix and the remainder of full time employees have an average of 7 plus years. Abatix takes pride that we have been able to attract and keep great employees which translates into the best possible support team for our customers. At Abatix, you are not just an employee, you are family.

 

Title: Warehouse Employee

Reports To: Warehouse Manager

Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA

 

Description/Job Summary: 

The Warehouse team member is responsible for all shipping and receiving functions including properly preparing bills of lading, pulling inventory, and checking incoming and outgoing shipments for accuracy. He/She shall be aligned with and support the overall goals and objectives of the entire company and actively provide input and support throughout the company. Strives for 100% of customers to Experience the Difference. Ensures Abatix is represented in a positive manner.       

 

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Receive and count stock items and record data into computer system
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked
  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies
  • Pick and pack orders
  • Safely operate material handling equipment with proper training
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner
  • Mark stock items with tags or labeling equipment
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations
  • Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover and facility
  • Participate in safety program and obey safety instructions, rules, policy and procedures
  • Report unsafe conditions, accidents, damaged product, etc. to supervisors
  • Assist customers with loading merchandise
  • Participate in various departmental and interdepartmental meetings or training as required
  • Other duties as necessary

 

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • High school degree, diploma, or GED certificate from a certified institution preferred
  • 2+ year’s warehouse experience preferred 
  • Must be able to use a reach forklift
  • Must be able to complete forklift training and maintain certification in compliance with company policy
  • Experience with EPICOR Prophet 21 Preferred
  • Must be able to use FED EX Worldwide
  • Experience with a RF scanner preferred
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal & written English language skills are required
  • Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism
  • A team player who handles multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Exhibit motivation, dependability, punctuality, and organization skills
  • General office skills including proficient computer skills
  • Ability to compile & decipher information in spreadsheet format
  • Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra, geometry and general business math
  • Professional appearance
  • If applicable - Must have a valid driver’s license, clean MVR, complete an approved defensive driving course, and maintain a driving history in compliance with company policy while driving for Abatix
  • If applicable - Must pass and maintain the DOT physical requirements and annual drug screens

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Must be able to be present & punctual with minimal absences 
  • Eyesight, depth perception, and hearing must be adequate to enable safe operation of warehouse equipment
  • Be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must wear steel toe boots or shoes at all times
  • Time commitment will vary with the seasons and may require more than forty hours per week
  • Occasionally, the team member may be called out for after hours or weekend service
  • Warehouse environment and occasional visits to construction jobsites

 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Your choice of healthcare plans, plus dental insurance, and a vision discount program
  • ESOP and Company match 401(k) plan
  • Employer sponsored AD&D/life insurance, options for STD,  LTD, accident and critical illness insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
  • PTO starts on your first day and company paid holidays
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