• 02-Jul-2018 to 30-Jul-2018
  • Operations - NC- Operations
  • Lexington, NC, USA
  • $10.45
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

About Vitacost:, an online retailer part of the Kroger Company family, has a Fulfillment Center based in Lexington, North Carolina, with an intense dedication to customer happiness.  We sell nearly 50,000 products geared towards customers with a passion for healthy living.  Food, sports nutrition, vitamins and supplements, and household items are just a few of the categories of products we fulfill.  You will be joining an innovative dotcom environment where customer engagement with relevant content is an ever-increasing aspiration.

Candidates must be able to work Monday - Friday from 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Summary: Responsible for warehouse related duties including daily operational functions of packaging, picking, shipping, returned to stock, palletizing and other warehouse and inventory control related duties.  This also includes completion of paperwork associated with the above responsibilities and accurate data entry.

Reports to: Fulfillment center Operations Manager, with direction relayed to by an Operations Team Lead

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loading and unloading trucks, order picking, wrapping products, packing labeling shipping and receiving
  • Properly packing, bracing and sealing contents in boxes according to standard operating procedures
  • Perform accurate picking and packing of customer orders according to standard operating procedures
  • Perform physical and/or internal computer system transactions for receiving incoming packaging and product materials; such as processing purchase orders, work order picks and matching to bill of lading/packaging slip.
  • Replenish received product to primary and secondary bin locations
  • Some associates will be trained on powered industrial equipment. For those trained in multiple P.I.E.'s, associates will utilize the equipment designated by their lead or manager
  • Coordinating work with fellow workers and other team members
  • Ensuring the cleanliness and proper stocking of inventory in the work area.
  • Maintain a clear and clean work area with disposal of trash as needed.
  • Maintain compliance with all department, facility, company , state and federal safety regulations and documentation processes of a warehouse
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the department lead and or manager

Complexity of Work:  The ideal candidate will be flexible, detail oriented, well organized and self-motivated. 

Education:  HS degree, Diploma or a GED equivalent certificate from a certified institution--Please be sure to list institution

Experience:  0-3 years of experience

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar and math
  • Considerable knowledge of computer, media, phone, peripheral office equipment and word processing software such as MS Office, etc
  • Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in and on-the-job training setting.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks at one time and able to prioritize accordingly
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contacts, public, etc.

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, frequently talk or hear, reach with hands, lift arms above and below shoulder level, occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 5 pounds. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs. On rare occasions lift and/or move up to 50lbs and can request assistance if needed. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Vitacost reserves the right to add or change the duties of this position at any time.
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