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MERCHANDISE HANDLER - 1ST SHIFT

Company: True Value
Location: Hanover
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Merchandise Handler performs a variety of distribution activities to receive, sort, store, distribute and manage the flow of product in a warehouse environment.

Scheduled Days: Monday through Friday

Hourly Rate: $18.25 per hour

Benefits:True Value Company offers a competitive, total benefits package that acknowledges and rewards your contribution and performance. That's why we provide so many ways to help you be your healthiest self, physically, emotionally and financially. The benefits package include: medical, prescription drug, dental care, 401K (4% matching), holiday and paid time off, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program and employee discounts.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities (May perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned).

  • Unloads merchandise from trailers, lifting cartons and product, checks goods received against purchase orders or invoices.
    • Stacks and loads cartons and other containers for outbound shipment; stocks shelves with goods received.
      • Maintains and verifies records of goods received or shipped to facilitate the flow of merchandise through the distribution center.
        • Operates material handling equipment safely and efficiently to move merchandise; utilizes small hand tools, pallet handlers and hand trucks.
          • Select and pick product for shipment from computerized store order requests, matching inventory to order numbers.
            • Prepares merchandise for shipping using shrink wrap machine or other devices.
              • Uses mobile handheld or hands-free RF devices to scan and track materials.
                • NOTE: amount of time worked at each task varies, as needed

                  Qualifications & Experience
                  • At least 18 years of age
                    • High School diploma or GED
                      • 0-1 years of experience, preferably in Distribution, Warehouse, Supply Chain, or similar industry.
                        • Committed to adhering to all safety processes and protocols.
                          • Must have the ability to do simple mathematical calculations to ensure accuracy of counts.
                            • Ability to communicate effectively, follow instructions, and discern moving objects and warning signals.
                              • Ability to meet qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
                                • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with Company policy and the ADA.

                                  Licenses & Certifications:
                                  • Ability to be trained and licensed/certified by True Value Company to operate material handling equipment. Physical Requirements
                                    • Standing and Walking 8 or more hours per day, walking 5 to 10 miles a day
                                      • Occasional lifting and lowering of 50-85lbs
                                        • Frequent / repetitive lifting and lowering of 20-50lbs
                                          • Balancing, Stair Climbing, Crouching, Bending, Twisting, Kneeling, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Stooping, Visual Acuity.
                                            • Able to work all overtime hours.
                                              • Normal physical agility, which includes the ability to maneuver body while in place.
                                                • Normal physical mobility, which includes movement from place-to-place on the job taking distances and speed into account.
                                                  • Able to work with hands and fingers, typing, holding, grasping, and turning.

                                                    Normal endurance to complete the essential functions of the position.

                                                    Work Environment:
                                                    • Generally, works in distribution warehouse environment and may be exposed to heat, cold and may work indoors and/or outdoors. May be exposed to chemicals that are routinely present in the Company's warehouse facilities.
                                                    • The work is typically active and physical in nature and requires normal accessibility to all work sites required of the position. The position may require extended hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.
                                                    • Wears personal protective equipment such as safety shoes, safety vests/Hi-Viz clothing, as required.

                                                      Reasonable Accommodation:

                                                      True Value is committed to providing access and equal opportunity to all qualified individuals, with respect to employment. In keeping with this commitment, True Value will provide qualified individuals with reasonable accommodation(s), as required under applicable law. To qualify for Merchandise Handler, an individual must be able to perform all the essential functions of the job-with or without a reasonable accommodation-without creating a direct threat to the individual's safety or the safety of others. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, True Value reserves the right to deny an accommodation request if it creates an undue hardship on the Company.

                                                      For more information about the Company's Reasonable Accommodation Policy or to initiate a request for an accommodation, please contact Human Resources.

                                                      True Value retains the exclusive right to change, add, or remove the essential job duties and/or essential functions of this position.

Keywords: True Value, Frederick , MERCHANDISE HANDLER - 1ST SHIFT, Professions , Hanover, Maryland

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