1st Shift Warehouse Package Handler

  • Aldi
  • Downers Grove, IL
  • time-alarm-solid 2024-02-01T00:00:00Z

1st Shift Warehouse Package Handler

Location: [Add location here]

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description

Our warehouse operations make sure that products are properly received, selected, and delivered to our stores for our ever-growing number of customers to enjoy. On average, our warehouse employees work less than 30 hours per week. Our teams are comprised of hardworking, dedicated individuals who work in both ambient and temperature-controlled areas. A thorough and comprehensive training and safety program provide the skills our associates need to be successful.

Responsibilities

  • Selects and receives incoming stock efficiently to effectively fulfill orders received from stores.
  • Relocates merchandise throughout the warehouse according to product handling guidelines.
  • Sorts, organizes, and loads merchandise strategically in preparation for shipment and unloads incoming shipment from trucks/back-hauls.
  • Performs general cleaning duties to achieve warehouse appearance standards and safety requirements.
  • Participates in-taking warehouse inventory counts according to guidelines.
  • Cooperates and interacts effectively with peers, suppliers, and warehouse leadership through ongoing communication and exchange of information.
  • Provides input to the warehouse management regarding changes to improve processes.
  • Inspects product, consults with the warehouse management regarding product quality, safety concerns, and sanitation issues.
  • Acts and decides independently within the delegated area of responsibility.
  • Assists warehouse management in achieving budgeted goals.
  • Performs all assigned tasks, accurately, efficiently, and within company policy and procedures.
  • Follows the ergonomic program according to established procedures.
  • Operates equipment according to safety guidelines in the performance of essential job functions.
  • Notifies management regarding product quality, safety concerns, and sanitation issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Job-specific Competencies: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skill of performing basic arithmetic equations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Gives attention to detail and follows instructions.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Education and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Physical Requirements: Frequently required to lift and place product weighing up to 45 pounds on pallets at various heights. Frequently move merchandise from the warehouse stock and prepare the product for store deliveries. Frequently required to sit, stand, bend, reach, grip, push, pull, lift, carry, and walk throughout the warehouse. Continuously work in varying temperatures, hot and cold (including outdoor temperatures and refrigerator/freezer environments). Ability to safely and properly operate powered industrial equipment.

Benefits

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Discount Program
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
  • Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay
  • Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life, Dependent Life, and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance