Warehouse Associate II

Location: Cleveland/Akron, OH Area
Job Code: WA-218

Summary

The Warehouse Associate II position is responsible for processing all outgoing shipments, incoming purchase orders, incoming returned goods, scheduling and processing parts for repair, maintaining the order and the neatness of the warehouse, assisting in the physical counts of inventory, responding to off-hours emergency parts requests, and performing all other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Outgoing Shipments:
    • Pull all Service, Marketing, and Sales shipments completely and accurately.
    • Pack all outgoing shipments in such a manner as to insure adequate protection of contents.
    • Ship all Service, Marketing, and Sales shipments according to method specified by requester of shipment in accordance with HHA policy.
    • Fill out, file, and properly distribute all paperwork associated with these shipments appropriately.
    • Choose the most cost effective method of shipping freight orders, schedule the shipment, and work with freight carriers to ensure on time delivery.
    • Process all outgoing shipments through the FedEx shipping station, and transfer shipping information to the parts database application daily.
  • Incoming Purchase Orders:
    • Receive, check for completeness, and distribute appropriately all incoming purchase order via the proper methods and procedures.
    • Fill out and turn in all paperwork associated with these receipts appropriately.
  • Incoming Returned Goods:
    • Receive, process, and put away all incoming returned goods according to proper methods and procedures.
    • Fill out and turn in all paperwork associated with these receipts appropriately.
    • Maintain FedEx, UPS, Carrier Log of all received shipments.
  • Maintain the Order, Neatness, and Accuracy of the Warehouse:
    • Pack and label all effective and defective stock according to established procedures in order to maintain an accurate, well organized, and efficient warehouse.
    • Daily sweep and clean all warehouse areas before the end of the shift.
    • Assist in reorganizing warehouse stock in order to make more efficient use of warehouse space.
    • Arrange for pickup of outside trash container when full.
    • Stack extra pallets, boxes, and other packing material neatly in designated area.
    • Order warehouse supplies through request to Manager of Warehouse.
  • Assist with the Physical Counts of Inventory:
    • Check physical counts of inventory when assigned.
  • Schedule Parts for Repair:
    • Obtain return material authorizations, purchase orders, and any other paperwork necessary to process returns for repair to domestic vendors.
    • Package and ship repair orders.
  • After Hours Emergency Parts Shipments:
    • Be in a position to immediately respond to after hours calls when requested to do so.
  • Data Processing:
    • Enter changes to parts location, off-site inventory updates, field equipment's updates, and other miscellaneous entries within the parts database application as authorized and as needed.
    • Respond to information requested from in-house and field personnel.

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three to five (3-5) years’ previous warehouse experience.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

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.

  • Usual warehouse working conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds often.
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to stand and walk without assistance for long periods.
  • Ability to bend and twist; stoop and kneel.
  • Ability to use hands and arms in the operation of small power tools to build or demolish wooden crates and pallets.

Additional Needs/Requirements

  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must be able to work the hours required.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and pass the certification exam.
  • Must be able to resolve a conflict or issue quickly and completely; providing alternative solutions as necessary.
  • Must be able to manage and execute multiple projects at the same time; organize work and self as necessary.
  • Good decision-making abilities. Must be able to identify and correct own mistakes.
  • Must be able to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds; actively participates in meetings and other departmental gatherings; excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to address issues and develop relationships. Strong listening skills and ability to determine needs of colleagues and vendors.
  • Good computer background.
  • Strong ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Access to a national credit card
  • Other duties as necessary.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Essential Functions and Responsibilities outlined represent typical duties required of the job. The Company will make every effort to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.

Qualified individuals should forward their resume to

Popek@HitachiHealthcare.com