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Warehouse Loader

Middletown, Connecticut

Job Type: On-Site

Job Category: Manufacturing/Production
Brand: Genuine Parts Company
Job ID: R24_0000016406
Status: Full time

Job Description

Position Mission:

This position will be responsible for, among other things, stages, shrink wraps and loads products by trip number and store number as it is received from the packing and pulling areas of the stockroom. Prepares palletized loads for shipment by shrink-wrapping product to ensure safe transportation or storage, including safe and proper balancing and placement of products.  Additionally, this position assists with safe and proper pallet building and selects products for specific routes. 

Responsibilities:

  • Stages product on pallets, shrink wraps to prevent loss, and loads pallets on trucks
  • Inspects trailers for suitability before loading
  • Ensures correct parts are placed on the correct truck – packs the right parts for delivery to the right customers with accuracy and speed, maps out the organization of loading customer orders from skids to trucks
  • Operates pallet jack or forklift as needed
  • Maintains the integrity of products through proper handling and storage
  • Keeps work area clean to avoid potential accidents and to allow for rapid loading
  • Pulls stock orders until time to load trucks as needed
  • Assists with processing other DC shuttles
  • Works in a safe manner following all safety procedures, rules and regulations
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by management

Experience, Education, and Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or 6 months of equivalent work experience required
  • Forklift certified preferred
  • Regular, reliable, predictable attendance
  • Able to speak clearly and listen attentively
  • Capable of recognizing and distinguishing letters and numbers (both visually and aurally) and remembering their sequence
  • Should have basic computer APGJCe skills
  • Capable of lifting and moving merchandise of up to 60 lbs.
  • Able to push/pull up to 300 lbs. using mechanical aids, such as hand trucks, barrel dollies, hydraulic lifts, etc.
  • Able to bend or stoop to floor-level shelves and be able to reach shelves (eight feet) with use of stool or ladder when necessary
  • Must be able to get in and out of the back of truck with parts while using a ramp when necessary
  • Able to stand and walk for entire work shift

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, hazardous materials, outside weather conditions of extreme heat and cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

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