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Warehouse Associate - Packaging

Company: Plastic Express
Location: Pooler
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

  • This job posting is for a Warehouse Associate in the Packaging department***

    Company Overview

    Come join a winning Team! Since 1970 Plastic Express has met the bulk trucking, bulk terminal, packaging, and warehousing needs of the plastics industry. Our strategic locations, modern systems, and dedicated employees allow us to provide custom tailored logistical solutions to fulfill the most challenging needs of our customers. Plastic Express operates from 15 warehouse locations and 37 rail terminals across the US. At many of the Plastic Express sites, we also handle some Non-plastic commodities, which include; paper rolls, steel, building materials and other dry bulk materials. Plastic Express owns and operates roughly 130 trucks, with approximately 200 trailers performing full bulk truck distribution business. Plastic Express is headquartered in City of Industry, CA and has over 300 employees nationwide. Our goal has always been to exceed our customers expectations, and our can do-- attitude is what differentiates us from the competition.

    Plastic Express employees have always been our key to success and total customer satisfaction. We are always looking for dependable & talented business professionals that will help us to grow and to continue our Can-Do tradition.

    Job Summary

    With reporting responsibilities to the Warehouse Manager, this position is directly responsible for performing essential warehouse functions in a safety sensitive and production environment. To include; Warehouse Operations, Shipping/Receiving, Packaging Operation, Maintaining Inventories and Performing Light Maintenance, Training new staff when requested, Record keeping and Communication of issues with Management. Addition duties and responsibilities may be added or deleted at any time.

    Responsibilities And Duties

    Warehouse Operations
  • Unloads goods and material received, enters appropriate information into system, labels and locates material.
  • Separates customer orders. Pulls and stages orders. Repacks material if required to meet customer specifications. As required, makes boxes, packs, labels and locates materials.
  • Ensures all products are properly labeled.
  • May perform functions/transactions in designated system to receive or ship material.
  • Participates in cycle counting. Enters and verifies information. Researches and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Reviews preventative maintenance check sheets for forklifts. Ensures good working order of machines.
  • Conduct daily equipment inspections and that inspection paperwork is done correctly and turned in daily (i.e.; forklift, transfer system and compressor inspections)
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Participate in daily safety briefings and monthly safety meetings.
  • Must participate in operations training and development programs.
  • Must demonstrate positive and healthy attitude at all times while performing job functions.
  • May be required to handle the accumulation, disposal and transportation of hazardous waste. If required to do so, must participate in prerequisite training in order to meet RCRA waste management requirements.
  • Operates fork lifts, scissor lifts, reach trucks, railmovers or other heavy duty material movers when properly certified to operate.
  • Never operate any equipment without documented certification to operate the equipment.
  • Responsible for reviewing all receipts and shipments with actual incoming or outgoing material.
  • Ensure all documentation matches product being shipped received and/ or shipped.
  • Preform relocation of goods and track/ record the relocations as necessary.
  • Preform meticulous records of shipping / receiving documentation.
    Packaging Operation
    • Monitor and conduct the day-to-day operation of the packaging operations.
    • Help in maintaining all inventories related to the packaging and warehouse operation through communication with management.
    • Report any related operational problems to the Warehouse Manager.
    • Ensure that all related production documentation is correct and turned-in in a timely manner.
    • Ensure that all safety and production procedures are being followed.
    • Maintain a clean work environment and keep excellent housekeeping practices in all work areas.
      • Perform routine and/or required light maintenance on all related packaging equipment.
      • Supervise any outside maintenance work and contractors when requested by management.
      • Ensure that all safety procedures are being followed during any machine outage and/or maintenance.
      • Maintain highly detailed maintenance inspection records and logs.
      • Communicate all related equipment issues with Warehouse Manager.

        Qualifications And Skills
        • Must be able to safely operate a forklift and must pass site forklift certification.
        • Must have the ability to think independently and make decisions that are in the company's best interest.
        • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communications and organizational skills. Must be multi-task oriented with the ability to handle many activities simultaneously.
        • Must be able to work overtime, long hours, weekends and holidays when needed.

          Required Education And Experience
          • Minimum education: high school diploma or equivalent

            Preferred Education And Experience
            • Previous warehousing experience is preferred.

              Additional Eligibility Qualifications
              • None required for this position.
                Supervisory Responsibility
                • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
                  Work Environment

                  This position works in a warehouse setting, with some outdoor exposure during the workday. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, and standard warehouse equipment such as hand trucks, box cutters and tape dispensers.

                  Physical Demands

                  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

                  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

                  Must be able to perform physical labor such as; lifting up to 55 lbs., moving up to 250 pounds, climbing ladders, operate control panels and working with hand tools.

                  Must be able use fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and/or hear.

                  Employee must possess vision abilities required by this job function to include close visual confirmation of finely printed documents, have distance vision to safely and correctly identify objects and or markings.

                  Must have peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus on subjects or objects at any safe working distance.

                  Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

                  This is a full-time position. Must be able to work overtime, long hours, weekends and holidays when needed.


                  0% Travel is expected for this position.

                  Benefits And Perks
                  • Family health benefit packages
                  • Vacation pay after a year
                  • Holiday pay
                  • Company matching 401k retirement program, after a year
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