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Newell Brands

Shelbyville, TN

Newell Brands Distribution Center - 1st Shift

LocationShelbyville, Tennessee 37160
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-07-03
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Valid Through2023-12-15

Job Description:

Position Title: Newell Distribution Center - 1st Shift

Reports to: Shift Supervisor

Location: Shelbyville, TN (1660 Railroad Ave)

1st Shift: Monday thru Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm; overtime and weekends as needed

Job Summary:

The Newell Distribution Center - 1st Shift employee is responsible for processing orders through various areas, including those that require the use of powered material handling equipment in a manner that meets company standards for safety, quality, productivity and accuracy.

Job Duties Could Include:

• Maintain safe work environment by being aware of surroundings; following standards and procedures; complying with operating policies and regulations.

• Demonstrate accurate and efficient experience conducting inventory transactions that meet production and quality standards as determined by management team.

• Use a radio frequency (RF) scanner/hand-held gun, voice pick unit and computer to pick and verify items for selection.

• Conduct replenishments, full pallet picking, put-aways and trailer loading/unloading, using powered material handling equipment.

• Analyze and troubleshoot problems and resolve them such as shortages, quality checks, and correct quantity.

• Pack box of items and stack boxes on pallets properly.

• Secure and move finished pallets; move empty pallets.

• Wear all required safety PPE and operate all work duties in a safe manner following proper procedures.

• Take individual responsibility in keeping work area organized and clean.

• Must be able to work in any area of warehouse as needed, including duties consistent with both driving and processing orders.

• Maintain quality and production standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

• HS Diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.

• At least 6 months prior experience in distribution/ warehouse environment; forklift driving experience preferred.

• Must be able to qualify for and maintain fork lift license; valid state issued driver’s license and/or successful completion of eye exam required.

• Ability to read, write and perform basic math skills with strong attention to detail including speed and accuracy in counting and verification.

• Highly motivated team player, willing to accept additional responsibilities and strive for continuous improvement.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Interact with and work well with others in various fast changing environments/situations.

• Ability to prioritize, manage time, and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Must be able to work overtime as needed.

Essential Functions:

• Must be able to qualify for and maintain fork lift license; valid state issued driver’s license and/or successful completion of eye exam required.

• Physical effort lifting and moving material or objects that are average weight continuously and heavy weight material or objects occasionally.

• Ability to move inside warehouse and remain in stationary position up to 10 – 12 hours.

• Bend, stretch, push, pull and reach low and high places frequently.

• Operate buttons on computer, and RF guns.

• Ascend/descend 3 step ladder that crosses over conveyor.

• Move light weight objects or material overhead occasionally.

• Ability to work in high places of 35-40 ft.

• Ability to look up to high places (35-40 ft.) by bending neck.

• Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands, wrists, and arms.

• Ability to perform visual quality Inspection of product functionality and color.

Manual Effort Applied Time Effort Applied

Negligible --Up to 1 lb. Rare --Up to 15%

Very Light --Over 1 lb. and up to 5 lbs Occasional --Over 15% and up to 40%

Light --Over 5 lbs. and up to 25 lbs Frequent --Over 40% and up to 70%

Average --Over 25 lbs. and up to 50 lbs Continuous --Over 70%

Heavy --Over 50 lbs Occasional --Over 15% and up to 40%

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job ID: 5848569788664918669

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