Warehouse Order Filler in Florence, AL at AWBC

Date Posted: 7/1/2020

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.

Whether across town or across the country, our distribution center brings the people and the products together every day. From on-line to over the road, our innovative thinking and creative processes only work when we have dynamic and hard-working individuals at the forefront.

A role at AWBC means being on the very front lines of getting product to our stores and customers as fast as possible.  We are constantly evolving to be more efficient and take great pride in our ingenuity.  Being part of the AWBC team means you’ll have a chance to positively impact thousands of fellow associates and customers across the country. Our highest priority is delivering quality product in the most efficient way possible.

We work as a team, made up of areas of expertise all driving toward one common goal.  Whether it is Operational Excellence, where process and problem solving drive our results; Operations, which leads the way in receiving and shipping product; Logistics ensuring products get to their destination on time  -  we’re always analyzing and recalibrating how to provide the best resources to our people, process and technology investments to support an ever evolving business. 

Job Description:

The Order Filling Clerk reports directly to the Orderfilling Manager. The Order Filler is key to AWBC success in delivering product in a timely manner. The Order Filling Clerk performs all order filling functions including but not limited to: Picking orders, pulling merchandise to fill orders through direction of voice pick headset device, stacking items into totes and onto carts/conveyor belt in a fast and accurate manner. The Order Filling Clerk demonstrates behavior that supports AWBC core values.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Fills store and customer orders for all customers. 
  • Responsible for removing product from shelves as requested.
  • Add or remove labels from product as assigned.
  • Scan or key orders per established process.
  • Responsible for following all safety rules, regulations and guidelines.
  • Accurately identify the correct items from their correct location.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Skills

  • Previous warehouse experience preferred.
  • Computer Skills
  • Basic Mathematical Skills

Physical and Environmental Requirements

Must be Able to:

  • Continuously stand up to 4 hours.
  • 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.
  • Speak in English with or without an assistive device.
  • Hear with or without an assistive device.
  • Read and write legibly. Including very small print.
  • Listen to information, and follow directions provided through an electronic headset.
  • Continuously stand, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, push/pull, scanning, counting, keying orders, cleaning, carrying, and move freight. Including repetitive motion.

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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