Warehouse Associate - Days (5 Day), Distribution Center Associate - Westfield, MA

Lowe's Companies, Inc. Westfield , MA 01086

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary

The DFC Operations Team Member is primarily responsible for receiving, putting away, picking and shipping product within a distribution center. This role is responsible for maintaining quality by properly and safely handling the product, using customer focused distribution. The activities performed by this role are instrumental in a facility achieving or exceeding key performance indicator metrics.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Works safely while performing tasks and while using equipment (e.g., uses proper lifting techniques for handling product, warns other associates when moving into high traffic path, maintains safety zone around equipment)

  • Handles product accurately and efficiently while receiving, putting away, picking and shipping product in order to contribute to achieving or exceeding demand turn targets for the facility

  • Performs tasks in other areas as assigned by the Operations Coach

  • Achieves or exceeds personal performance targets by performing assigned on-standard tasks efficiently and effectively

  • Performs safety inspection of equipment prior to use; handles and operates equipment and tools safely

  • Attend and participate in required LLC training programs; become certified

  • Learn and demonstrate skill on new equipment; become certified

  • Learn new skills and become certified in multiple areas in order to rotate within the facility

Work Requirements

Work Schedule

  • Required to work a set schedule that may be changed/modified by management based on the needs of the facility.

  • Requires availability to work morning, afternoon, nights, or weekends depending upon assigned shift and overtime based on the needs of the facility.

  • Requests to be scheduled off for a specific day require advanced notification and approval by supervisor.

Physical Job Requirements

  • Move throughout all areas of the facility with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Wear all necessary personal protective equipment to perform job functions.

  • Stand, sit and/or walk continuously with or without reasonable accommodation and perform job functions for a full shift with meal break.

  • Bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, lift, push, pull, climb (ladders, stairs), balance, and/or crouch daily to accomplish work activities.

  • Operate powered equipment (e.g., forklift, center rider) with continual mounting and dismounting throughout the work day.

  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.

Environmental Concerns

  • Exposure to varying temperatures, extreme heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, dusty or drafty conditions.

  • Exposure to constant or intermittent sounds of a pitch level enough to cause marked distraction.

  • Exposure to shaking objects and equipment.

  • Exposure to large, stacked product and fast-moving powered equipment.

  • Exposure to varying light levels while transitioning in and out of the building at various times of the work day.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic math and reading comprehension, communicates and listens effectively

  • Demonstrated adherence to safety requirements and track record of good attendance

  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.

  • Strong safety orientation and proven record of complying with safety requirements

  • Demonstrated track record of consistent and reliable on-the-job contribution

  • Approaches change optimistically; adapts quickly and maintains proficiency in changing work environments

  • Can perform detail-oriented tasks in a fast-paced working environment

  • Able to read and follow instructions and take directions from others

  • Effectively prioritizes work and possesses time management skills

  • Highly motivated to Operation's success; goal-oriented

  • Able to use spatial reasoning to position product effectively

  • Ability to learn new tasks and quickly apply new skill

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision or with a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Experience in distribution center operations or previous warehouse experience

  • Previous experience operating power equipment (e.g., forklift, reach truck, yard truck)

  • Basic computer skills

Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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Warehouse Associate - Days (5 Day), Distribution Center Associate - Westfield, MA

Lowe's Companies, Inc.