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Material Handler (Day Shift)

Company: Sit n Sleep Inc
Location: Gardena
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe material handler is responsible for distributing the necessary materials to the appropriate locations, i.e. customers, vendors and drivers. This may include pulling inventory and moving stock and other materials to fulfill orders, and unloading product deliveries by pulling them off of trucks and putting them on shelves.Essential functions

  • Load and unload incoming and outgoing materials and products.
  • Move materials to and from loading docks, delivery trucks, storage areas, and manufacturing areas.
  • Identify and label materials, and record their locations in the warehouse/on the shelves to maintain inventory.
  • Inspect product and sanitize and get ready for sale.
  • Prepare finished products for shipment by identifying their location, then pulling, packing, and loading them.
  • Perform and report cycle counts.
  • Accompany drivers to make deliveries and pickups to customers, stores, and vendors.
  • Comply with all warehouse safety rules and guidelines
  • Operate trucks, forklifts, and other equipment to move freight
  • Complete a forklift inspection as outlined on the forklift Inspection checklist.
  • Responsible for ensuring all areas of the Distribution Center are clean and organized and product is safely and securely stored.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company's discretion.Competencies
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask
    • Team player who works together with multiple teams to create effective solutions.
    • Attention to detail and problem solving
    • Strong organizational and planning skills
    • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, Outlook,
      • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
      • Ability to work independently.Supervisory responsibilities
        • Demonstrated ability to supervise a team, participate in their professional development, conduct performance reviews and goal setting
          • May train, and manage subordinate staff. Work environment
            • Typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks.
            • Position requires work at a computer/video display terminal and desk for extensive periods of time.
              • Must Be Willing to Work Overtime, Holidays and Rotating Shifts.Physical demands
                • The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required for this position this position.
                • Requires regular twisting/turning/squatting/bending/reaching/lifting and prolonged periods at a stationary/mobile work station.
                • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
                • Ability to maneuver packages of any weight above 50 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person. Sit ‘n Sleep will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to Sit ‘n Sleep. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations should submit a written request may contact the Human Resources Department via email at or via telephone at 310-608-6838. Travel required
                  • No travel requiredRequired education and experienceEducation
                    • High School Diploma or equivalent.Experience
                      • Prior experience working in a warehouse setting or in logistics; experience in operating material handling equipment preferred (order picker, forklift driver, receiving clerk, quality inspection, inventory control etc.)
                      • Preferred experience driving cherry picker forklift
                      • Preferred experience with RF scanners
                      • Must be able to work well in a team.
                      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
                      • Highly organized with attention to details
                      • Must have excellent customer service skills
                      • Ability to read, write and to follow instructions, and work independently with little guidance
                      • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend and to lift heavy materials (50 pounds).
                      • Ability to operate computers and relevant warehouse management computer software.
                      • Willingness to work flexible hours, including holidays, nights, overtime and weekends. Training Requirements
                        • Must be able to become Forklift Certified within the first 30 days of employmentWork authorization requirementsSit ‘n Sleep participates in the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' E-Verify program.Affirmative Action (AA)/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement Sit ‘n Sleep is an AA/ EEO employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, age (except for bona fide occupational qualifications), sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or a related medical condition), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military leave or service, status as a disabled veteran or other covered veteran status, participation in EEO protected activity, any other status protected by federal, state, or local law, or association with a person on the basis of one or more of the foregoing.Other dutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This is to acknowledge that I have received a copy of my job description and I understand that it contains information about my role and responsibilities. I agree to read and comply with the job description provided to me. I understand that the Company retains the right to make decisions involving employment as needed in order to conduct its work in a manner that is beneficial to the employees and the Company. I understand that this job description supersedes and replaces any and all prior job descriptions provided to me.I understand that except for the policy of at-will employment, the Company reserves the right to revise, delete and add to the provisions of this job description at any time without further notice. I understand that no oral statements or representations can change the provisions of this Job Description. I understand that this job description is not intended to create contractual obligations with respect to any matters it covers and that this job description does not create a contract guaranteeing that I will be employed for any specific time period.THIS COMPANY IS AN AT-WILL EMPLOYER. THIS MEANS THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY PROVISION IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION, THE COMPANY OR I MAY TERMINATE THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE OR NOTICE. NOTHING IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION OR IN ANY DOCUMENT OR STATEMENT, WRITTEN OR ORAL, SHALL LIMIT THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE EMPLOYMENT AT-WILL. NO OFFICER, EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE OF THE COMPANY IS AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT—EXPRESS OR IMPLIED—WITH ME OR ANY EMPLOYEE FOR EMPLOYMENT FOR A SPECIFIED PERIOD OF TIME. ANY AGREEMENT TO EMPLOYMENT FOR A SPECIFIED PERIOD OF TIME WILL BE PUT INTO WRITING AND SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT or CEO OF THE COMPANY.

Keywords: Sit n Sleep Inc, Gardena , Material Handler (Day Shift), Professions , Gardena, California

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