Goodwill of Southern Nevada
  • 19-Jul-2018 to 19-Sep-2018 (PST)
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • 8.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

To transport and process donated, purchased merchandise, salvage or recycle goods for preparation, sale, recycle or trash in order to meet preset production and sales goals. To handle day to day operations of processing, making bales, physically loading or unloading trucks and operating compressor machines/compactors/shrink wrap machines, pallet jacks and dollies. To follow the core values of GISN.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Material Handling:

  • Moving bales and salvage merchandise to various locations inside the warehouse.
  • Day to day operations must be structured to allow everyone to meet preset production and sales goals.
  • Depending upon the production needs, the Material Handler may be required to physically load or unload truck for/from deliveries.
  • Depending upon the production needs, the Material Handler may be required to assist in donations by:

Knowing criteria for accepting donations;

Giving prompt assistance to donors;

Offering every donor a receipt;

  • Following all safety policies, asset protection policies and Team Member policies as outlined in the Team Member handbook, asset protection manual and safety manual
  • Must report all injuries or safety & asset protection violations to a superior as soon as they occur or before the end of their shift.
  • Ability to operate safely a pallet jack, or hand truck. Due to the operation of large and dangerous equipment, a Team Member must submit to a drug test if an accident were to occur.
  • Must assist loading and unloading of trucks and trailers donations/merchandise during sweeps and store deliveries as well at the warehouse.
  • Must maintain excellent attendance and avoid any tardiness or early outs.
  • Willing to become certified on the balers/compactors and OSHA forklift certified.
  • Must unload any containers in the warehouse areas (bins, totes, gay-lords, etc.).
  • Must be flexible daily to help where needed in the warehouse (compactor, baler, movement of merchandise, trucks, etc.).
  • Must keep work area cleaned and picked up at all times.
  • Due to the donation of materials, dust and animal hair may be present in the warehouse throughout the year.       Ninety percent of the duties are performed in the Goodwill Distribution Center that has quasi-regulated temperatures. Ten percent of the duties involve being outside receiving donations deliveries or possibly loading/unloading a vehicle.
  • Assists in any other projects as determined by management.

The Baler/Trash station is responsible for the following:

  • Inspects baler/trash compactor for proper operation before beginning of shift.
  • Follows and initials daily maintenance log. Notates any issues.
  • Communicates malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Must keep work area cleaned and picked up at all times.
  • Relocates cages or gay-lords to the baler for unloading.
  • Unloads cages or gay-lords of clothing and places only the proper type of clothing into baler. Gives remainder of goods to the appropriate sorting station.
  • Accurately records number and type of bales produced and reports this to supervisor.
  • Meets pre-determined daily goals for bales.
  • Pulls clothing from z-racks, and removes clothing from hangers.
  • Moves empty pallet to baler area.
  • Moves bales to storage area using a pallet jack.
  • Breaks down boxes before loading them into the cardboard baler.
  • Cleans work area at end of shift.  
  • Moving bales and salvage merchandise to various locations inside the warehouse with the direction of the Distribution Lead and Operations Support Managers and Manager.
  • Bale all soft goods that are not high quality to send to our stores as well as cardboard to recycle.
  • Assists in any other projects as determined by management.

 The Green/E-Waste station is responsible for the following:

  • Separating and palletizing all "Dell" product as specified in the "Green/Recycle Manual".
  • Being an authorized user of the shrink wrap machine.
  • Sorting of all trash into the categories that have been predetermined to bring us the highest return when sold.
  • Picking up of all recycle materials throughout the entire warehouse.
  • Work with Refurbishing to sort goods for them into the correct categories.
  • Must keep work area cleaned and picked up at all times. 
  • Assists in any other projects as determined by management.

 

Requirements:

  • High school/ GED completion.
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions and to work as a team member.
  • Must be able to read and write.
  • Must be able to continuously perform repetitive work at a set pace.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to learn the techniques of the job during first 30 days of employment.
  • Previous experience using pallet trucks or hand trucks a plus.
  • Must be fluent in English; bilingual a plus.

Physical Factors:

Lift/Carry: Light up to 35 pounds. Push/Pull: Carts through the warehouse up to 100 pounds.

Environmental Factors: Position is generally standing or walking. Some bending, kneeling and lifting will be required when dealing with merchandise or donations.  Team Member will stand on concrete floors for up to 10 hours per day.

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