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Warehouse Associate

Warehouse Associate

Detroit Lakes, MN

Do you enjoy the thought of helping build our community? Are you a team player eager to learn about the building material business? Are you familiar with building materials and looking for a position with growth opportunities? Our Detroit Lakes delivery team is currently seeking a Part-Time Warehouse Associate.  This position will be approximately 30 hours per week with flexibility in scheduling.  No nights or weekends are required with this position.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in building stable, secure loads of materials and assisting with deliveries.
  • Assist customers with loading materials into or on their vehicle.
  • Physically maintain efficient and orderly stock of building materials throughout the company warehouses and yard.
  • Assist in inventory management by unloading vendor shipments, verifying product received, placing items into stock, and other maintenance duties.
  • Operate company pick-up to make local deliveries in a safe and timely manner.
  • Provide general labor in maintaining a safe, clean, and efficient work environment.
  • Safely operate forklifts to load, unload, or otherwise move materials.
  • Operate power equipment on occasion to cut or shape materials.  
  • Courteously assist customers in warehouse and yard areas.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Possess or quickly obtain certification in safe forklift operation (we will train).
  • Possess a current Driver’s License and clean driving record to satisfy insurance requirements.

Preferred Skills:

  • Applicable industry knowledge or experience.

Working Conditions

Business Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30am-5:00pm (working hours TBD)

Must maintain flexibility in schedule during busy season.

Physical Conditions:

  • Work outside in all types of weather conditions for up to 90% of the work day.
  • Be able to lift at least 60 pounds on  a regular basis.
  • Variety of activities including standing, walking, sitting, reaching, climbing, balancing, kneeling, bending, crawling and lifting items.
  • These physical requirements must be met with or without accommodation.

Basic Skills:

  • Maintain positive attitude and outstanding customer service.
  • Ability to read and understand delivery documents, vendor documents, product labels, and safety procedures.
  • Basic arithmetic skills to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to recognize and properly react to safety hazards encountered.
  • Ability to uphold and embody our Core Values: Competency, Character, Consistency, and Care.
  • Applicant must be able to perform these basic skills at time of employment.

Apply for this Position

Return completed job application in person or by mail to 555 Hwy 59 N, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501.  Completed job applications can also be emailed to hr@stenersonlumber.com.