Warehouse Distribution Associate

Job Description


Providing a professional and productive performance with the best service in the world to all Heinen’s Associates and suppliers in these areas:

  • Receiver Associate
  • Order Picker Associate
  • Freezer Order Picker Associate
  • Utility Clerk Associate

Giving proper and friendly service to all associates and outside representatives.

Being able to effectively communicate with all customers and associates.

Being able to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers for the purpose of checking merchandise.

Maintaining a clean and safe environment for all customers and all associates.

Standing/walking for up to 8½ hours, with ½ hour lunch and two 15 minute breaks as rest periods (maximum 3 hours at a time on feet).

Reaching/bending/twisting and stooping/kneeling/crouching to place merchandise in storage areas and on pallets.

Reaching/grasping/manipulating all equipment in a safe and proper manner (e.g. towmotor, dolly and pallets).

Reaching/grasping/manipulating all merchandise (e.g. boxes).

Reading, understanding, using and following information on store orders, merchandise, equipment and procedures.

Reading and identifying merchandise and stock location tickets.

Writing on forms and store orders.

Handling pressure with the ability to meet deadlines

Lifting/lowering and pushing/pulling merchandise weighing up to 70 pounds from floor level to approximately 6 feet high over 1000 times a day.

Tolerating temperatures down to 35 degrees F for a period up to 8 work hours (Freezer Order Picker only)

Tolerating temperatures down to 10 degrees F below zero for a period up to 8 work hours (Produce Order Picker only)

Being able to stay in the confined area of the operator compartment (approximately 4 feet by 6 feet) of the hi-lift for an 8 hour work shift.

Being able to identify overhead stock of up to 20 feet

Reading and writing shipping manifests and purchase orders.