Midwest Goods Inc. Shipping Associate (Part-Time) in Bensenville, Illinois
Location: Bensenville, IL (Not accessible to public transportation)
Title: Shipping Associate
Schedule: Monday - Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Pay: $15 /hour ($13/hour + $2/hour temporary hazard pay)
The Shipping Associate is responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets company standards for safety, security, and productivity. The employee is responsible for picking, preparing, and packing products according to the order Pick List. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Observes and learns the work process and pro-actively asks questions to ensure the successful and timely execution of customer orders.
Picks items from inventory using a pick list and organizes them in a bin until the order is complete.
Counts and inspects products and verify quantities against pick lists.
Walks continuously back and forth from aisle to aisle.
Determines how the product will be packed according to the method of shipment or customer request.
Verifies quantity packed against the packing/picking list.
Displays items according to the picklist.
Reviews packing lists; marks and labels containers; seals packages with tape dispensers.
Notifies lead or supervisor of any damages to products.
This job operates in a warehouse environment where the noise level can be loud.
The employee is frequently exposed to fast-moving carts and employees throughout the warehouse.
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 talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, climbing, reaching up, and lifting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to lift and move items up to 60 pounds.
Skills & Experience
A minimum of HS Diploma or GED and one year of factory- or warehouse-related experience in shipping and receiving.
Ability to read and write English, follow verbal instructions, and have basic math skills.
Basic computer skills and Microsoft Office experience are required.
Must be able to use warehouse equipment such as ladders, cutting tools, etc.
Organization Skills and team playing ability.
Ability to work in a fast pace work environment.
Multi-tasking ability and problem-solving skills.
Midwest Goods Inc. was founded in 2014 and is one of the largest wholesale distributors of vape and electronic cigarette products in the United States. Due to the growth in operations and staff, we outgrew our old facility and in 2019 we moved into an 86,000 sqf warehouse, located in Bensenville, IL. We rely on meeting our ethical principles and maintaining our business integrity, as well as our approach to our business which we call Service Spirit, Team Spirit, and Spirit of Progress. In the spirit of service, we expect all of our employees to demonstrate professionalism, enthusiasm, integrity, and a welcoming attitude to our customers, vendors, and each other. Every day our employees combine their individual skills and contributions to achieve collective success.
Our team spirit is based on a sense of shared purpose, communication, and mutual respect. Our business is to serve others and to continuously improve the services and products we provide. In the spirit of progress, we support and encourage all of our employees to shape their own future and to grow with the Company. We also encourage each employee to take the initiative and look for new, different, and innovative ways to better serve our customers and vendors.
Midwest Distribution is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform service member status; or any other protected class under Federal, State, or local law.
Midwest Distribution is committed to creating a workplace that inspires and enables our employees to be the best they can be so that we can grow as a company, team, and family. We believe diversity, equality, and inclusion are vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation, and achieving long-term success.
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Monday - Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM