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Newell Brands Warehouse Associate I in Wichita, Kansas

Position Title: Warehouse Associate I

Reports to: Distribution Supervisor

Location: Wichita, KS

Job Summary:

Performs various duties as assigned within the Shipping Department.

Job Duties:

  • Gets job instructions

  • Handles material to and from designated areas and workstations

  • Gets work station equipment ready for production

  • Counts, packages and/or crates and identifies parts and products

  • May work in groups or individually as assigned

  • Performs own rework

  • Maintains quality standards

  • Reports all product shortages

  • Operates material transporting equipment to convey materials and products between warehouses, stock departments, and production departments

  • Maintains materials and product location system

  • Fills orders from stock

  • Affixes proper identification to products

  • Determines loading sequence and loads transportation units in accordance with schedules

  • Blocks units as necessary

  • Verifies count, part number, and signs or secures signature for received or shipped materials

  • Controls inventory levels by monitoring reorder points and initiating action to replenish stock

  • Performs data entry duties as needed in SAP

  • Assists in taking inventory

  • Observes reports damaged materials or items needing back ordered

  • Completes all necessary paperwork

  • Services material transporting equipment

  • Maintains quality standards.

  • Maintains courteous and professional manner when in contact with customer/consumer and other departments

  • Keeps work station in order

  • Observes safety rules

  • Supports team objectives

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Valid Forklift license or ability to get one

  • Data entry skills, SAP experience preferred

  • Stock picker skills preferred

  • May work overtime as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Personal Protection Equipment Requirements

  • Safety shoes

  • Safety glasses in required areas of production and/or when driving a forklift or scooter

  • Hand protection required when using a box knife

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Forklift License

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.