Warehouse Associates

Mechanical Power, Inc.
Wauconda, IL

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:Warehouse Associate
Department: Warehouse
Reports To: Warehouse Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary: This position is responsible for being a key player working on the warehouse team. This position delivers excellent service to customers and is a positive team player.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Properly assemble items
  • Un-carton and inspect items per order, blanket wrap and cart up ready for delivery.
  • Assist with receiving count and inspect
  • Assist with loading and unloading trucks
  • Assist with deliveries when needed
  • Operate in an organized and safe manner
  • Stay on pace and be efficient and productive
  • Ask for help if uncertain or struggling to complete task.
  • Maintain tools and equipment, use the correct tool for the job
  • Operate safely, be aware of hazardous conditions, report all unsafe conditions to manager, wear
    personal protective equipment when operating power tools or working with chemicals
  • Communicate with others to inform, build trust and confidence, resolve issues, and enhance their overall experience
  • Assist with other projects as needed
  • Support and follow all ISO standards including MPI procedures, work instructions, work flow charts, and all quality system related training.

Key Performance Indicators

  • To be assigned by the Warehouse Manager. KPI’s will be based on individual tasks and assignments.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.

Adaptability – Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Recognizes and acts on opportunities; Sets and achieves challenging goals; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions;Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Must wear all safety gear in accordance with safety procedure.

Problem Solving – Develops alternative solutions. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Identifies problems in a timely manner. Resolves problems in early stages. Works well in group problem solving situations.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma and related experience in field.

Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Ability: Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability: Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

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.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and talk or hear.

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach; performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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