1st Shift Warehouse Team Member

  • Aldi
  • Joliet, IL
  • time-alarm-solid 02-01-2024

Job Description

We are looking for a 1st Shift Warehouse Team Member to join our team at Aldi. This full-time role requires working an average of 30-35 hours per week with a starting wage of $21.50 per hour.


  • Select and receive incoming stock efficiently to effectively fulfill orders received from stores.
  • Relocate merchandise throughout the warehouse according to product handling guidelines.
  • Sort, organize, and load merchandise strategically in preparation for shipment and unload incoming shipments from trucks/back-hauls.
  • Perform general cleaning duties to achieve warehouse appearance standards and safety requirements.
  • Participate in taking warehouse inventory counts according to guidelines.
  • Cooperate and interact effectively with peers, suppliers, and warehouse leadership through ongoing communication and exchange of information.
  • Provide input to the warehouse management regarding changes to improve processes.
  • Inspect product, consult with warehouse management regarding product quality, safety concerns, and sanitation issues.
  • Act and decide independently within the delegated area of responsibility.
  • Assist warehouse management in achieving budgeted goals.
  • Perform all assigned tasks accurately, efficiently, and within company policy and procedures.
  • Follow the ergonomic program according to established procedures.
  • Operate equipment according to safety guidelines in the performance of essential job functions.
  • Notify management regarding product quality, safety concerns, and sanitation issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • 18 years of age or older to be employed for this role at Aldi.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Lift and place product weighing up to 45 pounds on pallets at various heights.
  • Move merchandise from warehouse stock and prepare product for store deliveries.
  • 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)
  • Safely and properly operate powered industrial equipment.


  • 401(k) Plan, company 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.