Posted on Oct. 19, 2016
A little about us:
Empire® a family-owned business in Chicago has grown into a nationwide leader in flooring and window treatments. The company provides quality name-brand products at great prices for more than 50 years and operates at 70 locations nationwide. Through the dedication and hard work of our employees, we earned numerous customer service and business ethics awards and our goal is to continue delivering outstanding customer service. Come and grow with us!
A little about this amazing opportunity as a Warehouse Associate:
The Warehouse Associate is responsible for handling all flooring inventory, including receiving, picking, staging, loading/unloading, transporting, and disposal in accordance with Company safety and operating policies and procedures. This position reports to the Warehouse Supervisor.
What makes this a great opportunity?
Fun, fast paced, family-like environment that has a “we are all one team” mentality which is the key to our success
Large, established company
Opportunity for growth
Safety is a priority
Great shift with Sundays and holidays off
A little about your responsibilities:
Perform material movement tasks for order filling, receiving, and loading and unloading
Move materials and items from receiving or storage areas to shipping or other designated areas
Sort and place material on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color or product code
Safely operate a forklift and/or other specialized machinery to move, load, unload, stack and remove materials from bins
Accurately record amount of materials or items received or distributed via appropriate scanning equipment to read, store, query and track inventory
Wear proper safety equipment and follow safety guidelines at all times
Organize warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times
Other duties as requested or assigned
A little about the skills required to be successful in this role:
High School Diploma/GED.
One year warehouse material movement experience
Ability to operate a forklift
Valid driver’s license with a clear driving record required
Ability to be flexible in a rapidly changing environment