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Warehouse Associate

Warehouse Associate

Job ID 
2017-2218
Location 
US-MN-Otsego
Category 
Delivery & Distribution - Warehouse Associate

More information about this job

Overview

Love What You Do.

 

Room & Board – Home furnishings that offer the best of modern design and American craftsmanship with a focus on sustainability.

Room & Board is a wonderful place to find your life’s work.  Since opening our doors in 1980, our focus has been on the customer.  At Room & Board, we offer the best of modern design and American craftsmanship.  We value our customers and consider it a privilege to help them create homes they love. 

 

Filled with positive people who enjoy what they do, staff members treat teammates respectfully and focus on building a sense of community. 

 

About our Warehouse Associates:

 

Our Warehouse Associates are responsible for unloading and storing semi-loads of our furniture within our distribution facilities.  Using a state-of-the-art computerized inventory system to accurately receive product, they play an integral role in inventory accuracy. Our Warehouse Associates also pull and load product that will be sent to our local delivery markets.

 

Our Warehouse Associates have a strong respect for the care and integrity of our furniture. 

 

Our most successful Warehouse Associates have a broad understanding of how their role impacts inventory, our delivery centers and ultimately Room & Board's customers. 

 

Our Warehouse Associates’ strengths include: 

  • Working productively and effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Problem solving in a variety of situations.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.

Position requirements:

 

While this is a physical role, it takes as much finesse as stamina to be effective.  To successfully perform this role, Warehouse Associates must be able to load/lift/carry heavy items (up to 100 pounds or more) while climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, walking, etc.  At times, loading/lifting/carrying up to 300+ pounds with a warehouse partner is required.

 

Additional requirements:

  • Past experience safely driving a forklift is preferred but not necessary.
  • Pass allpre-employment checks:
    • Physical abilities test
    • Pre-employment physical
    • Must practice safe working habits.
    • Must possess a professional demeanor. 

Hours:

 

Our Warehouse Associates work a Monday - Friday schedule from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Occasional overtime may be required.

 

We offer:

  • A strong hourly wage.
  • A comprehensive benefit package, including three weeks of paid vacation.

To view all benefits offered by Room & Board, please visit:

https://www.roomandboard.com/careers/benefits-wellbeing.ftl

 

Throughout their career, our Warehouse Associates enjoy being able to go deeper in their roles and are given additional opportunities to serve within their teams and communities. 

 

About our Otsego, MN Distribution Center:  

  • Our 485,000-square-foot facility boasts 32-foot high ceilings with wire guidance in narrow aisles and a wireless put-away and picking system.
  • We have an active community partnership with Pleasant Place, Common Bond's assisted living home in Rogers.

 

To learn more about working at Room & Board, visit www.roomandboard.com/careers

 

Building common ground through understanding and shared experiences. We’re better together.

 

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