Warehouse Associate

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Location
Columbia, South Carolina
Industry
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
Salary
US$ 11.00 - US$ 14.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_56885
Contact
RECRUITING DEPARTMENT, Spherion
Phone
803-731-2227
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Job Description

We provide local staffing with a personal touch! Simply put, at Spherion we find people jobs and love what we do!
We are currently looking to hire a Warehouse Associate for one of our clients located in Greater Columbia, SC. This role is a temporary to hire position. Initially, the hourly rate will be $11.00 - 14.00 per hour.
Some reasons you might enjoy working as a Warehouse Associate at this client:
-You enjoy physical work and want the opportunity to shine in a competitive environment
-You thrive in a fast-paced environment
-You are looking for an opportunity to cross train to other areas

Responsibilities:
As a Warehouse Associate you will be responsible for:
performing 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.

- Inspects, fills and stages orders in accurate, thorough and efficient manner in accordance with established Company standards and procedures. Understands unit of measure.
-Inspects merchandise to include checking for shortages and rejecting damaged goods.
-Communicates shortages of merchandise through proper channels to ensure accurate billing.
- Receives, stocks, and re-warehouses merchandise on a daily basis as requested by immediate supervisors. Understands warehouse locator system.
-Prepares product for shipment to include packaging for safe shipping, plus labeling and marking.
- Uses tape rope sealing equipment 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.
- Operates assigned warehouse equipment in performing the functions of the job
- Performs other duties as assigned, such as assisting customers with loading will calls, delivering miscellaneous stock to inside office employees.

Working hours: Various Shifts Available

Skills:
If you enjoy a fast-paced environment that allows you to grow your skills as a Warehouse Associate, then this could be the opportunity for you!
A Warehouse Associate that works at this client will need:

- Physical ability to perform essential functions of the job
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Attention to detail; accurate and thorough
- Excellent customer service skills (with will call customers, other company departments, etc.)
- Ability to work quickly and efficiently
- Team player
- High school diploma or GED required
- Ability to work safely, independently 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 by team lift.
- Physical activities required of this job include, but are not limited to: climbing, crouching, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motions, standing, stooping, talking, walking.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
To be a fit for Warehouse Associate role with this client:

Must be at least 18 years of age
Have Reliable Transportation
Physical ability to perform essential functions of the job


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Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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