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Warehouse Associate 1st Shift - Pay starts at $18.30/hr

Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: LOUISVILLE, KY, US, 40219-3629

Company: Grainger Businesses

Why Join Our Team?

We're hiring Warehouse Associates for our new, highly-automated 1.5 million sq. ft. Distribution Center, located in South Louisville. You will report directly to the area Supervisor and Process Manager.

 

Grainger exists to keep the world working. We are North America's leading B2B distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating supplies and related services. More than five million customers across industries like commercial, government, healthcare, and manufacturing require our help keeping their teams safe and their operations running. The only piece that's missing is you. We do what's right and provide the support you need to grow. We celebrate each other and support the communities we live in. This is the way we keep the world working.

 

 

Shift Details, Pay, and Benefits:

  • Monday-Friday
  • 8:30 am-5:15 pm: Machine Bulk Picking (operate Order Picker, Turrett, Reach, and Pacer)
  • 9:45 am-6:30 pm: Packing (Mezzanine, Corral, LTL)
  • Average work week- 45 hours
  • Occasional Mandatory OT

 

  • Base pay is $18.30/hour; increases to $19.50/hour within 12 months (first year)
  •  $1/hour differential for powered industrial equipment operators

 

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • 18 paid time off days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and on-site amenities, including free gym and game room
  • Safety shoes provided

Job Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Complete inbound and outbound warehouse tasks, like unloading, sorting, labeling, and packing
  • Ensure products are packed and shipped correctly to exceed customers' expectations for quality and delivery speed
  • Operate computerized scanning equipment and maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment in compliance with OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the leadership team

 

  • 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
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Held accountable for productivity, quality, safety, behavioral, and attendance
  • *For PIE operators: operate warehouse vehicles, material handling equipment and powered industrial equipment, including Crown, Pacer, Reach Truck, Order Picker, Barrett and Turret Truck

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous warehouse, retail, or customer service experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Great attention to detail, quality, and safety

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.