Distribution Center (DC) Equipment Operator- 2nd shift, Receiving

Brooks Sports, Inc.

Whitestown Indiana

0 year(s)

Job Description
Who We Are:

At Brooks, we believe a run can change a day, a life, the world. Everyone who works here is a key part of our obsession to make the best running gear on the planet. We want our business — which also happens to be our passion — to be a place where everyone feels welcome and comfortable being themselves. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together, and drives our success. We live this culture daily through our brand values: Runner First, Word is Bond, Champion Heart, There is no “I” in Run, and Keep Moving. This means we always solve for the runner, do what we say we will, give it our all, are generous with our humanity, and find a way to keep moving every day, because joy is kinetic.

Are you ready to help create something extraordinary?

Brooks is looking for talented, motivated and driven equipment operators to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for you if you are safety-conscious, hard-working and want to excel in a warehouse environment. As a Brooks DC Equipment Operator, you’ll work primarily on material handling equipment in many functions within a warehouse environment. You will report directly to a home department on a daily basis and will be expected to have flexibility to support other departments as work volumes change. This physical, multi-faceted role provides opportunities to learn about various warehouse processes while working with a team of people that truly care about the Brooks brand and the values they stand for.


Primary Responsibilities:

• Operate Material Handling Equipment ie. swing reach truck, forklifts, stock pickers, and a variety of warehouse mechanical equipment.
• Scan units, cartons, pallets, and location labels using an electronic RF scanner.
• Read work instructions or receive verbal instructions to determine task assignments and material and equipment needs.
• Load and unload trailers for inbound and outbound processes.
• Comply with all safety & FTZ (Foreign Trade Zone) requirements.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area
• Communicate with associates from other shifts in a respectful and collaborative manner
• Open and close dock doors for inbound and outbound processes to ensure FTZ compliance.
• Perform routine housekeeping tasks within your department.
• Accurately match numbers & letters for all instances where an RF scanner needs to systematically move product within the DC.

Job responsibilities may include the following where applicable:

• Conduct timely and accurate receipt on inbound product (includes offloading and put away).
• Accurately and efficiently restock customer returns from external vendors.
• Accurately and efficiently pick merchandise (footwear, apparel, and accessories) and transport to appropriate destinations around the distribution center.
• Accurately and efficiently perform VAS (value added services) to product as required by our customers.
• Accurately and efficiently pack units for customer orders in multiple areas of the DC (Putwalls, Put-to-Light, Singles, Full-case, etc.).
• Other projects and tasks as assigned by DC Lead and/or DC Supervisor.

Education & Experience
• Minimum of 1-year warehousing or material-handling equipment experience (ie, stock picker, walkie rider, swing reach, etc.), required
• Minimum of 1-year experience using typical warehouse processing equipment (eg: scan guns, RF scanners, etc.), required

• Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. frequently, 40 lbs. occasionally, and 50 lbs. seldomly
• Ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear, required
• Maintain personal grooming and wear clothing appropriate for a distribution center
• Ability to frequently sit; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, required
• Ability to work in limited climate controlled conditions, required
• Ability to work a regular work schedule and flexible work schedule when needed; overtime when necessary during the scheduled workweek, weekends and holidays when work volume dictates the need, required
• Ability to work independently, provide first-rate customer service, exercise flexibility when asked to transition into other tasks, demonstrate effective organizational and multi-tasking skills, and demonstrate excellent time management skills, required
• Ability to work effectively with others, build and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with co-workers, and maintain a calm demeanor in stressful situations, required
• Adherence to the DC Attendance Policy is an essential component of the job
• Ability to embrace and live Brooks’ values!
• The physical demands and other essential functions described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, the presence of a sensory, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, marital status, pregnancy or child birth, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, political ideology, or any other non-merit based factors.

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