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DC Inventory Maintenance Associate - (PIE-A) - 7PM

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: BORDENTOWN, NJ, US, 08505-4750

Company: Grainger Businesses

Company Overview

W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair and operate facilities. Approximately 3 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, government and hospitality. They place orders online, with mobile devices, over the phone and at local branches. More than 4,800 key manufacturers supply Grainger with 1.5 million products made available to customers through Grainger’s distribution centers and branches.

You Will

Shift is: 7pm to 3:30am

Starting Rate: Up to $22.00 per hour!!!


Primary Function


The DC Inventory Maintenance Associate is an entry level, generalist ICQA (Inventory Control Quality Assurance) role that is responsible for the day to day maintenance of our Distribution Centers (DC) inventory. This role is intended to be an opportunity to gain exposure to ICQA and position team members for future career moves within the ICQA department and all other promotional roles within the DC.



Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform inventory cycle counts.  
  • Perform replenishment tasks  
  • Perform consolidation tasks and projects
    • All tasks above will be performed in both bulk and bin/ Goods to Person (GTP) areas
  • Provides detailed information to specialists when encountering discrepancies. Meet or exceed daily productivity, quality and safety goals
  • General awareness of all sub-processes that support DC operations.
  • Willing to perform all job duties listed on a regular basis.
  • Willing and able to fill in for other positions both inside outside of ICQA including Inbound check in and put away and Outbound picking and packing depending on shift coverage needs.
  • Performs necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.

You Have

Preferred Education & Experience


  • Must have good communication skills written and verbal
  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment
  • SAP and EWM/MOVE experience preferred (or like systems)
  • Data entry, excel, and access skills are a plus
  • Must have a proven quality track record and passion for improving quality
  • Must display a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • General problem solving and LEAN thinking skills to allow for continuous improvement to the inventory maintenance needs of the DC.


Work Environment


  • Must be able and willing to be licensed to operate PIE (warehouse machines).
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 75 lbs. depending on job assignment.
  • Must be able to tolerate heat, cold, noise, and dust in a warehouse environment and work around moving equipment.
  • Must be able to meet minimum performance expectations.
  • Ability to work in a position requiring continuous standing and walking, frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional lifting up to 75 lbs., assisted lifting in excess of 125 lbs., and wearing and operating wrist-worn or hand-held computerized scanning equipment.




  • This position will perform maintenance type tasks related to optimizing DC storage and throughput while maintaining and improving inventory accuracy.


  • This role impacts the overall productivity of the building as well as the storage space available to process new receipts to drive inventory availability.


  • This role involves accurately handling thousands of dollars’ worth of Grainger’s inventory within the warehouse to ensure proper book keeping.


  • This position directly impacts customer satisfaction and Branch partnerships through quality assurance and communication.



Working Relationship


  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment


  • This role must develop and maintain strong relationships with the operational teams the position is supporting both on Inbound and Outbound


  • The position has regular interaction with managers, supervisors, team members, branch and carrier personnel.  Must be able to communicate verbally, both in person and on the telephone

DE&I Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.