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Distribution Center Associate - Nights

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Job ID 1653037BR Date posted 08/20/2019 Location North Vernon, Indiana Location Name North Vernon, IN RDC Address 1301 West Jfk Drive Employment Type I Full time Employment Type II Regular Line of Business Supply Chain Department LWS_USA_DC Shipping

Distribution Center Associate - Nights

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to receive, put away, pick and ship product within a distribution center. The Operations Team Member is responsible for maintaining quality by properly and safely handling the product using customer focused distribution. The activities performed by a Team Member are instrumental in a facility achieving or exceeding key performance indicator metrics.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Work safely while performing tasks and while using equipment (e.g., use proper lifting techniques for handling product, warn team members when moving into high traffic path or maintain safety zone around equipment)
  • Handle 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
  • Perform tasks in other areas as assigned by the Operations Coach
  • Perform tasks to achieve inventory accuracy and quality targets while implementing customer-focused distribution
  • Achieve or exceed personal performance targets by performing assigned on-standard tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Perform safety inspection of equipment prior to use; handle and operate equipment and tools safely

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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
Required Qualifications:
  • Basic math and reading comprehension
  • Demonstrated adherence to safety requirements
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs
  • Demonstrated track record of good attendance
  • Approaches change optimistically; adapts quickly and maintains proficiency in changing work environments
  • Communicates and listens effectively
  • Can perform detail-oriented tasks in a fast-paced working environment
  • Able to read and follow instructions and take directions from others
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Familiarity with distribution center operations; previous warehouse experience
  • Previous power equipment experience (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.