USA Staffing Solutions

Distribution Associate

  • Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #337

USA Staffing Solutions is a technology-driven company with a passion for helping people. We use speed, technology, and grit to connect quality candidates to quality companies. 

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • 401k Retirement Plan

Pay: $40,000 
Shift: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Location: 

4245 Independence Drive
Allentown, PA. 
 

Job Overview: 
Seeking a full-time distribution associate responsible for ensuring that materials are properly received, handled, accounted for, stored, replenished when necessary, and shipped or delivered as promised. The associate also will perform light maintenance.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Daily cycle counting. Check inventory of materials against list prepared by business system to verify the inventory levels are accurate.

  • Receive stock, count, and verify contents.

  • Enter description of stock received, including part number, quantity, into the computer; and pull backorders that can be shipped. 

  • Stock and replenish materials on proper shelves and on carousel part retrieval system.

  • Operate the carousel part retrieval system and manifest system.

  • Pick, pack, and process orders for shipments 

  • Process counter’s sales and handle pickup of purchased materials.  

  • Maintain operation, upkeep, and daily closing of carousel and manifest systems.

  • Load and un-load freight carriers.

  • Load packages for local delivery service.

  • Handle Vendor Manage Inventories and consigned inventories.

  • Perform light maintenance on equipment and facilities.

  • Handle projects that pertain to Warehouse utilization 

Transformational Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a focus on the customer   

  • Foster open communication

  • Demonstrate work commitment

  • Demonstrate adaptability

  • Accept personal responsibility and accountability

  • Agile

  • Collaborative

  • Understand and comply with work processes

  • Demonstrative understanding of business systems 

  • Safeguard of all information and data in accordance with established company policy and practices.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of high school degree plus materials handling program or equivalent job experience
  • Strong computer, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making abilities

  • Ability to work as part of a team and support outside sales associates in order to win customer business

  • Use of carousel retrieval and manifest systems

  • Use of basic office equipment, including but not limited to copier, fax, shredder

  • Use of warehouse equipment, including but not limited to, thermoplastic swaging unit and tagging machine

  • Use of company van – insurable licensed driver 

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Understanding of a change control system.

Critical Competencies: 

  • Communication: Listening, oral presentation, written communication, public speaking skills 

  • Teamwork:  Supportive of all company initiatives and other associates 

  • Thinking: Decisive, cognitive ability, innovative, solutions-oriented 

  • Work Habits: Results oriented, detail orientation, self-motivated, ability to function autonomously, work with a sense of urgency 

 

Work Demands:

Every associate is expected to work as part of a team.  Flexibility for assuming diverse work assignments and ability to respond efficiently in an environment of pressure-oriented situations are an inherent requirement.  Every associate needs to possess a broad range of professional and human relations skills.  Every associate is expected to demonstrate potential for assuming greater responsibilities.  Associates need to possess excellent communications skills and a desire to excel with continuous company-sponsored training to upgrade position.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Clean warehouse work environment and customer sites

  • Driving and sitting for extended periods

  • Lifting, bending, and reaching 80%-90% of time.

  • Operation of office equipment and warehouse tools

Requirements for Position:

  • Pass Visual Acuity Test

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