Warehouse Worker

Veritiv Ashville, OH 2019-07-11

Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 170 locations, and we do business with more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.

Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?

If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where you can realize your full potential.

Position Description


Overall scope and purpose of job is to perform warehousing tasks of receiving product, putting away product, picking product (filling orders), preparing product for shipment, general housekeeping, completing appropriate paperwork, operating equipment safely, and in some locations, loading trucks with product in accordance to Company policy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspects, fills and stages orders in accurate, thorough and efficient manner in accordance with established Company standards and procedures.
  • Pull, pack, stage or convert orders for shipment using computer generated work order, scan guns or verbal instruction from lead person or supervisor.
  • Accurately pull and palletize product and maximize usable space on each pallet to ensure safe delivery of product to customer.
  • Package material for shipment according to shipping requirements and/or customer specified instruction. Ensure that all product/shipping labels are legible.
  • Prepares product for shipment to include packaging for safe shipping, plus labeling and marking.
  • Load delivery vehicles with product following all safety guidelines to minimize any possible damage of product during the transportation process to the customer.
  • Loads trailers in route sequence.
  • Inspects merchandise to include checking for shortages and rejecting damaged goods.
  • Communicates shortages, damages of merchandise through proper channels to ensure accurate billing.
  • Receives, stocks, and re-warehouses merchandise on a daily basis as requested by immediate lead person or supervisor.
  • Understands unit of measure.
  • Understands warehouse locator system.
  • Locate and identify products on the warehouse floor to ensure accurate order fill rates.
  • Utilize proper pallet building methods for safe transport of product
  • Follow the standard operating procedures, preferred methods, and Company and facility policies and procedures.
  • Uses tape, sealing equipment, stretch and shrink film.
  • Handles stock in a careful and safe manner; conscious of quality and eliminating damage.
  • Practices and adheres to established safety rules and policies, as well as established housekeeping standards.
  • Performs equipment safety review. Reports any violations or hazards to management immediately.
  • Safely operates assigned warehouse equipment in performing the functions of the job.
  • Anticipate and prevent accidents. Comply with all safety rules and regulations. Immediately report ALL incidents, accidents, and personal injuries to lead person or supervisor.
  • Keeps warehouse, including inventory, clean, neat, orderly and free of debris.
  • Participates in inventories if necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (by lead person or supervisor).

    Required Skills:

  • Physical ability to perform essential functions of the job
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail; accurate and thorough
  • Excellent customer service skills (with will call customers, other company departments, etc.)
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently

    Physical Requirements:

  • Physical demands described 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 of the job.
  • Heavy work: requires ability to continually lift, push, pull at least 50 pounds or over of product and occasionally in excess of 100 pounds up to 160 pounds of product.
  • Physical activities required of this job include, but are not limited to: bending, carrying, climbing, crouching, feeling, finger movement, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motions, seeing, standing, sitting, stooping, talking, twisting, walking, and walking on irregular surfaces.

    Work Environment:

    Work performed in unheated and/or un-air conditioned warehouse. Employee may be exposed to cold, heat, damp, or humid conditions. Work around moving machinery, such as forklifts and pallet jacks, etc. Employee will be exposed to exhaust fumes and paper dust. Noise level in work environment is often loud.

    Required Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education and related experience preferred
  • Proficient math skills in unit of measurement and multiplication, division, addition, subtraction
  • One to two years previous warehouse experience in distribution environment desirable
  • Experience operating distribution warehouse material handling equipment
  • Experience working in an electronic/computer work environment

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer/M/F/V/D. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf


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