Warehouse Associate

United States of America

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 day’s 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 an opportunity for a highly motivated team player as a Warehouse Operations Associate in the picking department at our distribution center in South Windsor, CT. Preferred candidates will have machine operating experience, as this is a key piece of the role.

***Starting pay rate is $16.50/hr and the schedule is 9:00am - 6:00pm M-F***
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.
This position is very fast paced, we 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.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 80 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.

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, but 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.

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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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

To see additional opportunities with Wesco, please visit their careers site at: www.wesco.com/careers

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