Warehouse Associate Part Time

Date: Jul 19, 2024

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97217-3915

Company: Grainger Businesses


Work Location Type: Onsite 


$20.00 an hour with $2.00 Shift Differential

$1,000.00 sign on bonus

Warehouse Assoicate part time 30 hours a week Monday-Friday

Shifts rang in between of 6am-7pm. 


As a leading industrial distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom, We Keep The World Working® by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with products delivered through innovative technology and deep customer relationships. With 2023 sales of $16.5 billion, we’re dedicated to providing value for customers, fostering an engaging culture for team members and driving strong financial results.


Our welcoming workplace enables you to learn, grow and make a difference by keeping businesses running and their people safe. As a 2024 Glassdoor Best Place to Work and a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company, we’re looking for passionate people to join our team as we continue leading the industry over our next 100 years.



Position Details:

The Branch Warehouse Associate performs warehouse responsibilities to support inventory integrity, order processing – picking, packing, staging, and shipping, and general maintenance and housekeeping tasks to ensure a safe and clean work environment. You will report to the Branch Manager.


Note: Starting in 2026, operations at this location will transition to a new, highly automated, 500,000 square-foot warehouse in Gresham, Oregon. Throughout this transition, we’ll seek to retain as many team members as possible in the new location or in other local Grainger facilities.

The longer you stay to help serve our customers, the more you’ll earn with premium pay differential, merit increases and more designed to recognize your impact. Facility reassignments will occur over many months, and we will treat all team members with fairness and respect as we’ve always done over our 96-year history. 

Annual Pay Increase:

 In 2025, the premium pay differential will be $2/hr per hours worked for Branch Warehouse team members in 2024 and 2025.

 In addition, all team members, based on performance, will be eligible for a yearly merit increase.


This position is hourly and the starting pay is $20.00 an hour, plus a $1,000.00 sign-on bonus.

The range provided is a guideline and not a guarantee of compensation. Other factors that are involved in offer decisions include, and are not limited to: a candidate's experience, qualifications, geographical area, and internal equity of the team.

You Will:

  • Receive product on DC Trailer and put away to maximize cube space,
  • Receive product from Branch Transfers (UPS, and other Carriers) to fulfill customer orders.
  • Receive product on Hub Truck (Same Day Pickup) and process customer backorders and branch stock replenishment to have product available for sale.
  • Pick and Stage Will Call Orders to achieve company Will Call Ready Rate and Customer expectations.
  • Pick and Prepare shipping Orders to meet shipping cutoff times and process according to all regulatory standards.
  • Process Returns following BBX guidelines, referencing original documents, product disposition, and obtaining all necessary signatures.
  • Prepare all Hazmat Orders and Next Day Air shipments observing all Dept of Transportation and Company Requirements
  • Support team in the store to service customers. Replenish and maintain Showroom stock to create an appealing well stocked environment for customers
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the leadership team


You Have:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Warehouse/ Material Handling Experience
  • Operate Power Equipment including forklifts
  • Operate Computerized scanning equipment and PC based programs
  • Comfortable working on your feet with exposure to heat, cold, noise, and dust while working around moving equipment and elevated stations
  • Frequently lift, slide and lower packages up to 50 pounds; packages on occasion can weigh up to 75 lbs. PIE operators are required to handle items up to 100 pounds.
  • Receive feedback and work well in a team environment


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.