Warehouse Worker – Forklift Operations

Sleep Number

  • Full Time

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Position Purpose

The Warehouse Worker, Forklift Operations is responsible for the safe, daily execution of tasks in the facilities operation. The duties include picking, packing, prepping orders, housekeeping, and trash removal and recycling. In addition, executing receiving processes and audit both shipping and packing. Perform tasks as assigned while performing the processes of returns, forklift, staging, loading. You will be trained to work in various areas to assist where needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurately picking, packing, prepping, loading, receiving, and auditing of finished and unfinished goods
  • Assist with training and onboarding of team members
  • Perform all bed assembly and packing processes with a high level of quality
  • Operate within Oracle WMS using hand-held scanner
  • Perform 5 S activities and general housekeeping duties
  • Perform inventory counts and physical inventory as required
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Safely operate the balers to assist in mattress disposal
  • Operating the Bed Assembly process, executing Receiving processes, and supports the Shipping Audit process
  • Operate forklifts

Key Performance Indicators

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Delivery
  • Inventory
  • Productivity
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in all areas

Position Requirements

  • 1-3 years previous experience in a warehouse/distribution or pick and pack operation preferred
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be able to perform all functions of receiving, picking, packing, shipping, and assembly operations
  • Must be able work independently or within a team
  • Make recommendations to improve processes and procedures in the department
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Able to take on responsibility for warehousing equipment and facilities for optimized processes
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Must be able to operate simple hand tools (i.e. utility knife, tape gun, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs. on a regular basis and perform repetitive bending and twisting motions
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to stand 8.0 hours or more per shift

Working Conditions

  • The work environment includes moving equipment, a moderate noise level and some fluctuations in temperature
  • Must be able to work overtime as required, including weekends
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