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Distribution Center Associate- NIGHT SHIFT

Date: Jan 2, 2018

Location: Bordentown, NJ, US, 08505

Company: Grainger

Company Overview

Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 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 commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.

Position Description


Primary Function:

The Inbound Distribution Center Associate will work in a team based department that performs tasks associated with the receipt and storage of product while meeting productivity, quality, safety, behavioral and attendance expectations.  We have numerous departmental openings and are looking for team members that are willing to contribute to our success.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Safely perform assigned warehouse functions utilizing established processes, procedures and tools while meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality, safety and attendance.
  • Functions may include, but are not limited to unloading, put-away, sorting, labeling, picking, packing, replenishing, auditing, shipping, making boxes, etc.
  • Complies with Grainger policies, guidelines and procedures as well as state and federal regulations, OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements in the storage, handling and movement of product.
  • Performs necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.
  • Actively participates in process improvements by utilizing Grainger’s quality system.


    Essential Functions and Requirements:

  • Hard-working individuals that strive in a team environment.
  • Previous distribution center and warehousing experience is a plus but not a requirement.
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced environment while maintaining safety, quality and productivity results.
  • Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment.
  • Able to meet attendance requirements including overtime as required. 
  • Able to do continuous lifting. Able to lift product up to 75 pounds and be able or willing to operate warehouse vehicles and material handling equipment. 
  • Willing to learn how to operate powered industrial equipment such as fork lifts. 
  • Must be able to work at various elevated heights throughout the DC. 
  • Able to operate computerized scanning equipment. 

Position Requirements:

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Warehouse or related experience is a  plus. We are willing to train the right individuals for the opportunity.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Compensation Information:

  • Hourly compensation: $16.94 + $0.50 Night Time Shift Differential

Night Time Shift Hours:

  • FULL TIME Must be available to work from 7:00PM - 3:30AM or 8:00PM - 4:30AM
  • PART TIME Must be available to work after 8:00PM

Work Environment: This position reports directly to a Distribution Center Supervisor and/or Process Manager, and has regular interaction with other associates.


Impact: The efficiency and effectiveness of this position directly impacts customer satisfaction and profitability. Position must operate in compliance with OSHA and Hazardous Materials guidelines.



EEOC 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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Night, Distribution, Supply, Supply Chain, Technical Support, Operations, Technology

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