Warehouse Associate - Stocking Lead 1st shift in Florence, AL at AWBC

Date Posted: 7/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

American Wholesale Book Company (AWBC) is based in Florence, Alabama, and provides complete wholesale and distribution services for Books-A-Million, 2nd & Charles stores, books-a-million.com and other retailers across the Southeast.
Become part of the dedicated team that gets product out to our stores and customers.

What you will love about working here:
Earn More - Competitive hourly rate with the opportunity to earn incentives based on productivity
Career Development - We are dedicated to developing talented people and there are opportunities for advancement and learning new skills within AWBC
Benefits - Our Benefits include Health/Dental/Vision insurance, as well as Paid Vacation time, 401k retirement plan with company match and a discount at our stores
Stay Active - Our work is fast paced and you will be on the move your entire shift
Team Culture - You'll be part of a dedicated team of Associates. We like to have fun while we work!


Job Description

The Stocking Lead reports directly to the Inbound 1st shift Manager. Provides leadership and direction to the stocking clerks as needed. Responsible for completing the work of a stocking clerk.  The Stocking Lead performs all stocking functions including but not limited to: Scanning, counting, stacking items onto carts/shelves, in a fast and accurate manner.  The stocking clerk demonstrates behavior that supports AWBC core values.

Roles and Responsibilities

Supervises stocking clerks as they perform their duties.

  • Stacks product on shelves.
  • Counts product to be stocked.
  • Keys product into system using an RF scanner. 
  • Moves product from staging areas to stocking locations.
  • Responsible for following all safety rules, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma preferred or equivalent.

Preferred Skills

  • Previous warehouse experience preferred.
  • Prior experience using radio-frequency scanner preferred.
  • Ability to make on the spot decisions based on training and experience.
  • Computer Skills
  • Basic Mathematical Skills
  • Operate PIT equipment- Forklift, stock picker, walkie rider, or ability to become certified to operate

Physical and Environmental Requirements

Must Be Able To:

  • Stand for 8-12 hours.
  • Walking short distances through the department/building.
  • Use hands/arms to operate required equipment and repetitive motion activities.
  • Lift objects up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance.
  • Communicate with or without an assistive device.
  • Hear with or without an assistive device.
  • Bend, stoop, or crouch while performing daily activities of the job.
  • Reading and writing skills required.
  • Pass a written test and perform the skills for evaluation demonstrating PIT proficiency.

Must be able to work In variable work locations.



About American Wholesale Book Company

American Wholesale Book Company, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law


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