Newell Brands Distribution Associate in Gardner, Kansas

Live, Learn, Work and Play

Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, Aprica®, Goody®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Coleman®, First Alert®, FoodSaver®, Jostens®, K2®, NUK®, Oster®, Rawlings®, Sunbeam® and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.


Primary Purpose of Position:

Responsible for pulling, picking, staging, sorting and loading of customer orders as well as unloading and receiving inbound loads and transporting product throughout the warehouse.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Picks, stages and loads customer orders.

  • Ensures an accurate inventory is maintained by conducting product counts.

  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment by following all safety procedures and performing assigned housekeeping functions.

  • Responsible for maintaining housekeeping standards and insuring overall facility cleanliness.

  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment in a safe manner.Must be able to identify and report safety hazards as well as have the ability to encourage others to work safely.

  • Must be able to understand how to properly use a WMS system and be disciplined enough to always use the standard operating procedures regarding its use.

  • Must understand the concept of teamwork and practice it each and every day by working cooperatively and productively with others in order to complete tasks.

  • Must be an active participant in process improvement projects and have the ability to take the lead in forwarding new ideas or work methods.

  • Must be able to follow Department of Transportation guidelines with regard to shipping and storage or Hazmat materials.

  • Responsible for personal safety, work quality, work area efficiency and cleanliness.

  • Must participate in General Awareness Training.

  • Able to meet the R32 physical job requirement.

  • Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, of others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.




High School Diploma or GED


  • 2 (two) to 4 (four) years’ experience in a warehouse environment.

  • Must be able to follow instructions closely and ensure special customer requirements are met.

  • Good team working skills.

  • Current forklift certification.

  • Previous WMS experience.





  • Must have good communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Must apply attention to detail in order to ensure work is accurate and the customer receives the highest quality of service possible.

  • Must be flexible and adaptable with the ability to change or adapt work practices based on changing work demands.

  • Must be able to work overtime before shift, after shift, and on weekends. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Standing and walking approximately 90 (ninety) percent of work time.

  • Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice.

  • Willingness to work all/any shifts.

  • Typical plant/manufacturing environment with concrete floors and moving equipment.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

COMPANY: Hearthmark, LLC

Requisition Id: 112682

Location: KS - Gardner