Distribution Specialist

Summary

This position will be responsible for effectively and efficiently performing all supply and warehousing tasks to ensure maximum productivity, order accuracy and cost-effective operations. This position will report to the Warehouse Supervisor and will be based in DeForest, WI.

Key Responsibilities

PICKING/PACKING/SHIPPING:

  • Accurately and efficiently pick, pack, and document orders to meet customer and order fulfillment needs.
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures for the safe and accurate picking and packing of orders.
  • Ensure all shippers are properly maintained and in working condition prior to shipment thus achieving zero shipper failures.
  • Verify product quantity on order manifest prior to picking and packing and sign packing slip
  • Achieve zero shipping errors and zero inventory variances.

RECEIVING:

  • Effectively receive all products delivered to the ABS dock in accordance with procedures and safety policies.
  • Accurately count, verify and record all receipts within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Monitor shipments for damage, breakage or other problems and document circumstances immediately upon discovery.
  • Ensure proper Purchase Order documentation; accurately match all items with receiving copy of Purchase Order to verify shipment request.
  • Maintain minimum inventory on the Receiving dock at all times.
  • Notify appropriate departments of products received and efficiently organize for pick-up or delivery.

SAFETY & SECURITY:

  • Perform all job functions in accordance with ABS safety and security policies and to ensure safekeeping of all ABS warehouse inventory and equipment.
  • Carefully monitor N2/O2 levels in all relevant facilities (buildings, trailers, etc.) to ensure air quality meets safety policies and OSHA requirements.
  • Operate forklift with proper certification only and in accordance with safety policies.
  • Ship product in compliance with Hazardous Materials shipping regulations.
  • Verify all product movement is accompanied by the appropriate authorization and documentation.
  • Achieve zero accidents, safety violations and/or unsafe operations reports.

GENERAL WAREHOUSE & ADMINISTRATION:

  • Assist in all aspects of effective warehouse operations and administration.
  • Monitor inventory levels and notify appropriate personnel of critical shortages.
  • Accurately perform with cycle counting when requested achieving zero variance.
  • Assist with stocking to effectively manage supply levels and on-hand product.
  • Outline daily tasks and prioritize tasks to meet customer deadlines.
  • Maintain warehouse employee procedure manual and ensure all policies are current.  Recommend revisions as necessary to gain efficiency streamline processes and meet order fulfillment goals.
  • Assist in training new employees on tasks, procedures and processes.

PROFESSIONALISM AND DEVELOPMENT:

  • Ensure the image and service orientation of the department and ABS remains professional at all times. 
  • Strive to develop new skills and assume greater responsibility within the department and organization.
  • Maintain professional verbal and written communications with co-workers, internal and external customers, and vendors at all times.
  • Be flexible with respect to job responsibilities and consistently strive to be an effective team member.
  • Strive to advance your skills and display a willingness to accept future development.
  • Actively participate in ABS training opportunities to further develop skills applicable to the department.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of ABS’s business and the department’s role within the company.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Secondary education in warehousing or logistics preferred.
  • 1-3 years of progressively responsible experience in warehousing and shipping.
  • Experience in inventory and/or logistics preferred.
  • PC literacy and keyboarding skills including basic order entry.
  • Strong attention to detail and skill working with numbers.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Valid Wisconsin Drivers License.
  • Forklift Operators License.

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