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General Warehouse Associate- 1st Shift - Waukgan, IL

Post Date: 08/03/2022

Req. Number: 96862

City: Waukegan

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60085

Description:

Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client is currently recruiting for a General Warehouse Associate to work in the Waukegan, IL area.

SUMMARY

Responsible for the proficient handling, shipping and/or fabrication of customer orders that could entail training and usage of one or more of the following machines:  Grating Shear, BTM Saw, Ironworker, 420 Saw, Slitter, overhead crane, forklift, etc., while complying with safety regulations and ISO guidelines.  Keen attention to detail is a must!

 GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Pulling proper material as needed to fulfill customer orders using forklifts, crane, hand trucks, etc.  
  • Follow specific drawings, instructions and/or blueprints to accurately fabricate orders
  • Assists with unloading incoming shipments
  • Effectively communicates with supervisor/manager any questions or concerns regarding orders
  • Prepare and complete orders for shipment or pickup according to schedule (load, pack, wrap, label, ship)
  • Process all warehouse paperwork as required (sales orders, receiving, fab sheets, etc.)
  • Ability to use Barcode Scanners while pulling material for order fulfillment
  • Receive and process warehouse stock products (pick, unload, label, store)
  • Inspect products for damage and report to manager as needed
  • Complete Fabrication Sheets/Forms as required
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers
  • Operate and maintain preventively warehouse vehicles and equipment such as forklifts, crane, etc.
  • Follow ISO quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Forklift Certification within 90 days of job entry date
  • Follow all safety protocol and warehouse procedures
  • Adhere to all company procedures, ISO Quality Objectives, values and policies
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested with a sense of humor and team spirit.

 

Requirements:

 KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Background in metals industry and warehouse function preferred, but not required
  • Prefer bilingual in English/Spanish, but not required
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to read a tape measure
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity necessary for the work
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and prioritize daily tasks according to their importance
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent

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