Warehouse Associate - Yard Dog Driver in Florence, AL at AWBC

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

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!

We have 2 positions open for 1st and 2nd shift 

Reporting to the Inbound Manager, Yard Dog Driver is an important member of the Inbound team. Job duties include receiving and stocking inventory, and movement of trailers to facilitate the needs of the warehouse in sorting and processing material for shipment or storage. 

  • Receive and stock product using an RF scanner
  • Moving trailers on and off dock doors using PIT equipment
  • Accurately identify the correct items from their correct location
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Responsible for following all safety rules, regulations and guidelines.

 

Job Requirements

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • PIT Certification/experience preferred, must be willing/able to obtain PIT Certification
  • Warehouse experience preferred

 

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Continuously stand up to 4 hours
  • Walk between 4-6 miles a day. Walking short distances through the department/building
  • Use hands/arms to pick and carry product and operate required equipment
  • Lift objects up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance
  • Communicate using speech, site and sound with or without an assistive device.
  • Read and write legibly. Including very small print.
  • Continuously stand, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, push/pull, scanning, counting, keying orders, cleaning, carrying, and move freight. Including repetitive motion.

Must be willing and able to work in variable locations

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