Warehouse Associate (Part-Time)
Company: Southern States Cooperative.
Posted on: August 10, 2019
Performs a variety of retail operations functions to ensure sales
readiness and customer support at Southern States Cooperative, Inc.
(SSC) service and cooperative locations. Job functions vary by
location and generally include: receiving merchandise and
maintaining warehouse inventory, stocking shelves and supporting
merchandising efforts, maintaining showroom appearance, filling
customer orders and providing loading assistance, and performing
general facility maintenance. Effectively operates a forklift and
other industrial equipment. Demonstrates excellent customer service
Essential Job Functions -- complexity of essential job functions
increases with grade level
- Maintain regular communication with store leadership to receive
daily assignments and provide timely information regarding
receiving and inventory supply, customer orders, showroom
appearance, facility maintenance, safety, loss prevention, and
other factors critical to daily operations.
- Provide prompt and courteous customer support. Assist customers
with filling orders, lifting and accessing products, and loading
merchandise into vehicles. Verify invoices to ensure proper
merchandise and quantities are loaded. Effectively secure
- Receive merchandise deliveries at facility warehouse according to
established procedures. Unload merchandise in various forms
including pallets, boxes, bulk, and/or large items utilizing proper
equipment (forklift, front-end loader, skid loader, pallet jack,
etc.) and manual lifting as appropriate. Count and verify accuracy
of delivery by comparing to purchase orders and reviewing shipping
documents. Inspect items for damage or defects. Notify supervisor
immediately of shipping errors, damage to materials, and product
- Safely move merchandise throughout the warehouse utilizing proper
equipment, including manual lifting. Perform full pallet put-away,
accurately storing merchandise in warehouse racking or other
designated locations. Manually stack down mixed pallets, sorting
merchandise for warehouse storage or showroom replenishment.
- Perform showroom replenishment. Safely move merchandise to the
showroom utilizing proper equipment and/or manual lifting. Stock
merchandise ensuring shelves and displays are neatly faced and
organized and that items are accessible to customers. Perform
recovery according to facility procedures.
- Reconfigure store shelving, build endcaps, and assist with
creating merchandise displays. Read and interpret merchandising
- Deliver bulk and/or packaged merchandise to customer locations
utilizing SSC vehicles.
- Fill propane cylinders. Operate all propane-related equipment
according to established procedures and safety protocols, and in
compliance with training and licensing requirements.
- Assist facility team members in taking physical inventory
according to established guidelines.
- Monitor entrances and exits in an effort to promote store
security, safety, and to minimize merchandise loss. Request receipt
or proof of payment in keeping with facility procedures. Escalate
potential security concerns to store leadership.
- Perform regular inspections of forklifts and other industrial
equipment according to facility guidelines. Identify and report
maintenance needs to supervisor. May assist with maintenance of
equipment as needed.
- Perform daily housekeeping duties and general facility
maintenance to keep warehouse, showroom, outside lot and display
areas neat and safe. Keep aisles and walkways clear of debris. May
perform lawn care, snow removal, painting, and a variety of other
general maintenance assignments as determined by location
- Work safely as to not cause harm to yourself, customers and
property, co-workers, equipment, or inventory. Utilize Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) as required. Operate all equipment and
vehicles according to SSC policy and government regulations. Comply
with OSHA regulations, Southern States Environmental Health and
Safety (EHS) standards, work rules and policies.
- Perform all other job functions as assigned..
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected
Keywords: Southern States Cooperative., Charlottesville , Warehouse Associate (Part-Time), Professions , Charlottesville, Virginia
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