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Warehouse Associate-Part Time (Portland, OR) Starting at $20.00

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97217-3915

Company: Grainger Businesses

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.

You Will

We are seeking a Warehouse Associate to join our outstanding team of professionals.

Grainger’s typical operating hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.  The Warehouse Associate performs warehouse duties and functions to support inventory integrity, order processing – picking, packing, staging, and shipping, and general maintenance and housekeeping duties to ensure a safe, clean, and orderly work environment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Executes the Grainger Service Promise and demonstrates, by action, the company Values.
- Accurately receives product on DC trailer and effectively puts away product to utilize time efficiently and maximize cube space.
- Receive product from Branch Transfers (UPS, and other Carriers) to fulfill customer orders
- Receives product on Hub Truck (Same Day Pickup) and process customer backorders and branch stock replenishment in order to have product available for sale.
- Processes backorders to fulfill customer orders and meet order ready times.
- Picks & stages will call orders to achieve company Will Call Ready Rate (WCRR) and Customer expectations.
- Accurately picks and prepares shipping orders to meet shipping cutoff times and processes orders according to all regulatory standards.
- Processes returns in accordance with BBX guidelines, referencing original documents, product disposition, and obtaining all necessary signatures.
- Contacts customers in order to purge old orders and release product for purchase by other customers.
- Properly prepares, stages and documents product for reverse logistics in order to keep inventory fresh and warehouse space open for new products to be introduced.
- Prepares all hazmat orders in accordance with all Dept. of Transportation and company requirements.
- Processes all next day air shipments in accordance with DOT requirements and company expectations.
- Schedules customer/vendor pickups as needed to serve customer and branch needs.
- Performs cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy.
- Works multiple location report to drive continuous improvement in inventory accuracy by reducing duplicate locations.
- Performs stock alignments as necessary to improve inventory performance and accuracy.
- Replenishes and maintains showroom stock to create an appealing well stocked environment for customers.
- Conducts daily power equipment inspection to ensure safe operation of equipment, safe work environment for employees, and compliance with all OSHA and company regulations.
- Grounds keeping and trash collection/disposal to ensure a clean, well-groomed appearance for customers and employees.
- Maintains shipping supplies, postage, etc.
- Warehouse housekeeping – Block/Flaps/Bin Maintenance to maintain a clean inventory environment and maximize cube space.
- Support customer service by assisting customers picking up and loading product.
- Support will call service as needed to maintain a high level of customer service
- Disposes of Defective Hazmat/Lighting /Scrap products in compliance with RPG guidelines.
- Actively participates in all regulatory training (Hazmat, Refrigeration, Back & Knife… etc.) and other company training initiatives.
- Participates in annual inventory as needed.
- With appropriate cross-training, provides back up support at service counter during peak service times.



You Have

Preferred Education & Experience:

- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Must be at least 18 years old
-2 to 3 years of customer service experience preferred
- 1 year warehouse / material handling experience preferred
- Must have exceptional attention to detail and the ability to multi-task effectively!
- Able to operate powered industrial equipment
- Able to operate computerized scanning equipment and PC based programs including SAP.
- Able to follow verbal and written instructions with minimal supervision.
- Is aware of own strengths and weaknesses. Is open to developmental feedback and takes responsibility for personal development.
- Must pass a pre-employment drug screen & background check.


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.