Global Furniture Group Warehouse Representative in Lenexa, Kansas

Warehouse Representative

Location: Lenexa, KSDepartment: Kansas City

Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Entry Level

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Global Furniture Group, a leader in the workplace, education, healthcare + hospitality furniture industry has an immediate career opportunity at our Lenexa, KS distribution center. This candidate will perform an array of functions that may include receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, or managing, organizing and retrieving stock in the warehouse.

Responsibilities:

  • Loading, unloading, sorting, and staging inbound trucks and containers both manually and with power industrial trucks in a safe manner

  • Loading, unloading, sorting, staging containers as well as transporting products, accurately pulling/preparing orders for processing of shipments and returns to include accepting return authorizations (RA)

  • Reads and prepares supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes. Place orders on pallets or shelves, or relocate orders to a holding/shipping area. Reorganize pallet racking systems as required

  • Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, and color or product code

  • Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50lbs, occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh 55-150 lbs.

  • Complete/maintain daily/weekly maintenance of warehouse equipment. Assist in repairs and warranty issues. On occasion off-site service calls as needed

  • Communicate any issues with specific shipping, delivery, packaging and tagging requirements to customer care, Warehouse Manager or General Manager

  • Respond to both internal and external customer requests in a timely manner

  • Assist in performing inventory cycle counts

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and work stations neat; Sweep, dust and mop. Organize warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times

  • Safely operate all warehouse PIT equipment including forklifts, reach trucks, stock pickers, claim trucks and pallet jacks

  • Wear all proper safety equipment (PPE)

Education/Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience or military equivalent.

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to communicate with customers, sales personnel and internal staff

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Previous forklift experience preferred

  • Basic computer knowledge preferred

  • Ability to pass forklift and picker certification provided by Global

  • Dependable and reliable

WHO WE ARE

The Global Furniture Group is a leading North American Manufacturer of furniture solutions. Global offers a broad range of furniture products designed for the workplace, education, healthcare + hospitality markets, delivering exceptional value and quality to its network of dealers, designers and customers.

Operating for 50+ years and employing more than 4,000 people worldwide, Global has locations throughout Canada, the US, Mexico, China and the UK.

BENEFITS

Global offers a comprehensive employee benefit program that enables our employees to stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. The following are benefits we offer employees (or may be eligible for):

Paid Time Off | Holiday Pay | Medical/Prescription Insurance | Dental Insurance | Vision Insurance | Health Savings Accounts (HSA) | Company-Paid Life and AD+D Insurance | Company Sponsored Long-term Disability | Short-term Disability | Voluntary Life Insurance | Employee Assistance Program (EAP) | Critical Illness and Accidental Injury Insurance | FSA | 401(k) & Roth 401(k)

WHERE WE ARE

Global has distribution centers and showrooms located all across the USA + Canada.

Global USA Showrooms:

Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Detroit | Ft. Lauderdale | NYC | Philadelphia | Phoenix | St. Louis | Washington DC

Global USA Showrooms + Distribution Centers:

Atlanta | Baltimore | Boston | Chicago | Cincinnati | Dallas | Denver | Houston | Kansas City | Los Angeles | Miami | Minneapolis | New Orleans | Philadelphia | Pittsburgh | San Antonio | San Francisco | Seattle | Tampa

You can visit us at www.globalfurnituregroup.com

Global is a smoke-free, drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. To request assistance in completing this application, please call 800.220.1900 and ask for Human Resources.

Veterans encouraged to apply.

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