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Blick Art Materials Fulltime Distribution Warehouse Associate in Galesburg, Illinois

Founded in 1911, Blick Art Materials is in its third generation of family ownership, and is the largest and oldest provider of art supplies in the United States.

At Blick Art Materials, our family owners and dedicated staff support the Visual Art Community by providing the widest selection of art supplies at the lowest prices. With extraordinary service and integrity, we strive to provide artists, educators, students, and our employees with the tools, assistance, and training they need to grow, innovate, and reach their creative potential.

Primary Task:

  • Perform a variety of routine tasks required of a distribution center / warehouse work environment by providing general stock keep work in the receiving, storing, and issuing of widely diversified inventory.


  • Receiving, stocking, retrieving, shipping and or inspecting inventory.

  • Counts, sorts and checks in incoming inventory; verifies against requisitions, shipping notices or invoices.

  • Ensures inventory are delivered to appropriate warehouse locations as required Replenishes inventory on shelves from warehouse stock and keeps storage areas orderly and neat in appearance

  • Ensures that all inventories are properly placed in assigned warehouse locations.

  • Conducts cycle counts and periodical inventory audits to determine reordering needs and verify with records; requisitions standard stock items, supplies or materials within established limits.

  • Places or changes inventory bar code tags on merchandise; places tags, markers or labels on shelves to identify stock locations.

  • Checks inventory being picked against invoices or purchase orders for accuracy

  • Packs and ships packages according to instructions using proper sized boxes, appropriate packing materials and sealing tape.

  • Insures that boxes are properly labeled for shipping

  • Loads inventory for shipment on trucks utilizing motorized industrial trucks, pallet jacks or material moving dolly‚Äôs.

  • Discharges all assigned responsibilities in a safe, and responsible manner.

  • Performs related duties as required.


  • High school diploma or GED

General Skills:

  • Knowledge of cataloging and inventory techniques.

  • Knowledge of shipping and receiving practices.

  • Skill in basic arithmetic.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (read and interpret) in English

  • Position requires: materials handling, stock control and packaging. Experience with motorized industrial trucks may be required.

Work Environment:

  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.

  • Moderate physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 70 pounds and prolonged standing and walking.

  • Must be capable of manipulating arms, wrists, hands and fingers to retrieve small objects and to use packing equipment.

  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.

Street: 864 Enterprise Ave

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