Warehouse Associate

South Windsor, CT 6074 United States of America

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At Anixter, we give you an opportunity for a career and a great work environment. We are a friendly, employee focused organization that prides itself on customer service, flawless execution and a hard days work. If you are looking for a great work environment, great benefits and an opportunity to grow your career, please read on!
We currently have multiple opportunities for highly motivated team players as a Warehouse Associate at our distribution center in South Windsor, CT.
***Starting pay rate is $13.50/hr and the schedule is 9:00am - 6:00pm M-F***
Inbound Department - In this role, you will be responsible for receiving, putaway and inventory. You will also assist in picking when needed and on short notice. You will use a reach truck, dock stocker or an order picker to move inventory through the warehouse and to unload trucks.
Outbound Department - In this role, you will start out in our outbound department where you will help to pick, pack and load orders onto trucks. Using a reach truck, dock stocker or order picker, you will utilize an RF scan gun to accurately pick products from our warehouse inventory system then pack material on a pack lane so it can be shipped to our customers. You will be expected to work on a packing line or dock lane packing orders, in addition to picking using a forklift.
All position are very fast paced and expect you to be proactive and continuously process orders. Additionally, you will be expected to cross train in other departments to help grow your career and ensure our customers orders are processed on time. You can expect to work in several departments per shift to help expedite customer orders.
In addition to the description above, this role will be responsible for:

  • High quality, best in class, wire and cable processing
  • Operating machinery to process wire and cable, including computers and scan guns
  • Picking material per customer order
  • Verifying, checking in and putting away inventory
  • Packing material on pack lines or shipping docks
  • Maintaining inventory and service levels to meet all necessary customer requirements and delivery deadlines
  • Stock replenishment and cycle counting
  • Use barcode scanner to scan and signal empty bins
  • Handle material shortage requests
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures.

What it will take to be successful in this role (Qualifications):

  • At least 6 months prior work experience.
  • Stable work history. We’re looking for good people who want to stick around for a while and be part of our Anixter family.
  • Forklift experience is preferred, boy not required.
  • Must have determination, sense of urgency, strong customer focus, willingness to work hard.
  • Although preferred, warehouse experience not required. We’re willing to train you if you are genuinely interested in a career with us.
  • You need to be reliable with a good attendance record. Our customers and your coworkers depend on you to be at work every day.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to lift, bend, reach, push, pull, twist, squat and walk throughout an entire shift.
  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, generally an entire shift (8+ hours per day).
  • Demonstrated and prior experience operating forklifts and/or other powered industrial equipment.
  • Demonstrated math, counting, reading and writing skills.

Check us out on the web at www.anixter.com for more information.
We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.
Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran
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