Warehouse Associate

at Empire Today, LLC

West Sacramento, CA

Posted on Oct. 12, 2016

Full Time

This position 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.


Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform material movement tasks for order filling, receiving, and loading and unloading
Read orders to determine items to be moved, gathered, distributed and/or shipped
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
Mark materials with identifying information
Accurately measure and cut carpet using carpet cutting machinery
Prepare carpet and hard surface orders for customer delivery
Safely operate a forklift and/or other specialized machinery to move, load, unload, stack and remove materials from bins
Load and unload material onto or from pallets and shelves by hand or through use of material handling Equipment (MHE)
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 following safety guidelines at all times
Perform facility maintenance duties as needed, including sweeping, mopping and disposal of trash
Organize warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times
Other duties as requested or assigned

Knowledge and Skills Required:
High School Diploma/GED.
One year warehouse material movement experience
Knowledge of home improvement industry a plus
Knowledge of carpet cutting and measuring preferred
Basic knowledge of shipping and warehouse practices
Ability to operate a forklift
Ability to drive a motor vehicle
Valid driver’s license with a clear driving record required
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, order specs, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Basic math skills
Ability to be flexible in a rapidly changing environment
Team player
Strong ability to meet deadlines

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