Refurb Electronics Associate

GameStop Keller, TX 2019-07-04


Under general supervision, the Refurb Electronics Associate erases all existing data off of memory-based electronic devices, cleans, and performs a quick overall functionality test at the end of the maintenance cycle. The associate ensures that all products meet or exceed production and quality standards. The principal business purpose of this role is to prevent unauthorized information or data from being available to customers when refurbished products are returned to stores for sale. This position interacts with a lead and/or supervisor several times a day, to receive guidance and feedback. Most non-routine activities will require a supervisor’s advance approval.


  • Erase all data content found stored on electronic devices upon delivery or support related functions that ensure unauthorized information and data are not available to customers when refurbished products are sent to stores for sale.
  • Clean electronic devices to restore them to optimum condition for resale.
  • Ensure electronic devices work properly by performing a basic functionality test according to original manufacturer compliance standards and meet QA standards.
  • Communicate issues to management that could result in delays, safety issues, or anything else that could cause a financial loss to the company or injury or lost time for its associates.
  • Consistent with the general nature of this role, work collaboratively with others throughout the Refurbishment and Distribution Centers to achieve or exceed department objectives; assist with special projects as directed.
  • Follow all known safety procedures and utilize good operational, loss prevention and safety judgment at all times.
  • Demonstrate the behaviors expected of all GameStop associates, including a strong bias for action and drive for results; high levels of maturity and professionalism; providing effective feedback to others, a consistently high service orientation; and commitments to diversity, a respectful workplace, and integrity.
  • Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization.


  • Contributing to Team Success – Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
  • Quality Orientation – Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; accurately checks processes and tasks; follows procedures; ensures high-quality output.
  • Safety Awareness – Identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee safety; upholds safety standards.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age and present required proof of age documents
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be able to safely lift and/or carry items weighing up to 50 lbs., either in conjunction with his or her regular responsibilities or those assigned in other areas within the Refurbishment Center as directed
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach with arms and hands, walk and stand for 8 hours or more a day
  • At least 1 year of regular (non-self employment) work experience required; work experience in a distribution center environment preferred


  • Working knowledge of personal electronic devices such as PSPs DSs, IPhones, IPods, tablets, etc.
  • Working ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written English
  • Working understanding of basic business computer functions, including the use of common Microsoft office applications on a Windows-based computer
  • Proficient ability to work under demanding time constraints and workflow
  • Working knowledge of basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Possess dexterity/ability to utilize writing utensils (pen/pencil), small hand-held tools, manual razors and other mechanical/electrical production and cleaning equipment without assistance
  • Working ability to recognize discrepancies/errors in written/recorded data/information including the ability to initiate and respond to work errors in a professional manner, working collaboratively and cooperatively with others
  • Must be able to achieve production and quality goals
  • Proficient ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization
  • Working ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing priorities with promptness, efficiency and ease.
  • Proficient ability to positively model the organization’s commitment to integrity, diversity, inclusion, and maintaining a respectful workplace.
  • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, respectful workplace, and ethical responsibilities
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