Core & Main Lead Warehouse Associate* in McPherson, Kansas

Company Overview

About Core & Main

Core & Main () is one of North America’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping and fire protection infrastructure products that serves the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, clean water, landfill, energy, and fire protection industries. Core & Main operates more than 246 branches serving North America, the Caribbean and international markets. The company provides localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Perform general warehouse operations and support management by acting as first line of assistance for associates. Dependent on volume/size of the facility, may have specialized tasks or have a generalized role working in all departments. This position may require operation of a Company Vehicle or a Personal Vehicle and such operation may be done consistently more than 20% of the average work week. If selected for this position, Core & Main may run a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) report. If this position requires operation of a Company Vehicle, an acceptable MVR report is a requirement.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Coaches and trains lower level warehouse associates on the proper execution of warehouse duties, ensures policies and procedures are followed.

  • Exhibits detailed knowledge of all warehouse roles and is qualified in all aspects of warehouse operations.

  • Safely operates forklift or other machinery in order to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, picking, stocking, staging, and transportation of goods, operate pallet jacks, or other machinery in order to complete tasks such as unloading, sorting, staging and transporting products.

  • Verifies and enters data into the system.

  • Maintains condition of work area.

  • Stocks product in designated location or locates to pull correct quantities to fulfill customer orders and meet productivity and accuracy goals.

  • May also complete tasks such as receiving, returns, inventory, order layout, data entry, and load trucks considering cubic weight, size and characteristics of load.

Nature and Scope

  • May modify processes to resolve situations.

  • Under limited supervision, relies on experience and exercises independent judgment to determine best approach to achieve desired outcomes. Course of action is often determined by interpreting procedures and policies. Work typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor or direct "customers" of the process

  • Is sought out and/or assigned to provide general guidance/direction, training, and technical assistance to junior level support personnel. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring/firing authority.

Work Environment

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs in a physical environment. Ability to stand for periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes. Ability to make repetitive movements including, but not limited to, using a 10-key or calculator, bending or squatting.

  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Technical certification or Associates degree may be required in some areas. Generally 5 to 7 years of experience in related area of responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • 18+ months of warehouse experience.

  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of warehouse operations, products.

  • Ability to professionally lead staff by example and handle light supervisory duties. Familiar with training and coaching techniques.

  • Ability to change or adapt work practices, priorities, or procedures.

  • Ability to think and take constructive action in work-related matters.

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Job ID 2018-24921

Job Post Category Warehouse

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply Waterworks is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer

HD Supply Waterworks considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. HD Supply Waterworks provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures and/or process. For more information, please click here for a notice that provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). If you have any difficulty using our online system due to a disability and you need an accommodation you may use the following email address: HDS DisabilityApplicationAccommodation. Please specify which position you are seeking to apply for employment. Please do not use this email address for any other questions. Only inquiries regarding accommodations will be addressed.

Core & Main is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in this application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job-related information or protected characteristics. Core & Main provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in the application, offer, and during employment. If you have any difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation you may use the following email address: accommodationrequest@coreandmain.com Please specify which position you are seeking to apply for employment, and please only use this email address for inquiries regarding accommodations. Applicants must be able to successfully pass a drug test and background investigation. For more information, please click here for a notice that provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) AA/EOE.