Newell Brands DC Associate in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Position Title: DC Associate

Reports to: Shift Supervisor

Location: Shelbyville, TN

Shift: 2nd shift - Monday thru Friday, 3:30pm to 12:00am

Job Summary:

The DC Associate is responsible for processing orders through various areas, including those that require the use of powered material handling equipment in a manner that meets company standards for safety, quality, productivity and accuracy.

Job Duties:

• Maintain safe work environment by being aware of surroundings; following standards and procedures; complying with operating policies and regulations.

• Demonstrate accurate and efficient experience conducting inventory transactions that meet production and quality standards as determined by management team.

• Use a radio frequency (RF) scanner/hand-held gun, voice pick unit and computer to pick and verify items for selection.

• Conduct replenishments, full pallet picking, put-aways and trailer loading/unloading, using powered material handling equipment.

• Analyze and troubleshoot problems and resolve them such as shortages, quality checks, and correct quantity.

• Pack box of items and stack boxes on pallets properly.

• Secure and move finished pallets; move empty pallets.

• Wear all required safety PPE and operate all work duties in a safe manner following proper procedures.

• Take individual responsibility in keeping work area organized and clean.

• Must be able to work in any area of warehouse as needed, including duties consistent with both driving and processing orders.

• Maintain quality and production standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

• HS Diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.

• At least 6 months prior experience in distribution/ warehouse environment; forklift driving experience preferred.

• Must be able to qualify for and maintain fork lift license; valid state issued driver’s license and successful completion of eye exam required.

• Ability to read, write and perform basic math skills with strong attention to detail including speed and accuracy in counting and verification.

• Highly motivated team player, willing to accept additional responsibilities and strive for continuous improvement.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Interact with and work well with others in various fast changing environments/situations.

• Ability to prioritize, manage time, and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Must be able to work overtime as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Must be able to qualify for and maintain fork lift license; valid state issued driver’s license and successful completion of eye exam required.

• Physical effort lifting and moving material or objects that are average weight continuously and heavy weight material or objects occasionally.

• Ability to move inside warehouse and remain in stationary position up to 10 – 12 hours.

• Bend, stretch, push, pull and reach low and high places frequently.

• Operate buttons on computer, and RF guns.

• Ascend/descend 3 step ladder that crosses over conveyor.

• Move light weight objects or material overhead occasionally.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.