Warehouse Associate (Lift Operator)

Bassett Furniture Industries Incorporated
Essex, MD
Nov 24, 2022
Nov 27, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary Loading, unloading and organizing of new furniture and accessories. Rewrapping and relocating returned furniture. Essential Functions * Unloading, staging, and receiving new merchandise into inventory using a bar code scanner; * Opening and inspecting damaged cartons immediately to assess the damage * Locating new merchandise into the appropriate rack locations organized efficiently and safely; * Picking furniture for delivery and customer pick ups by using a picking report; * Opening the picked product and placing it in the appropriate area for delivery; * Assembling merchandise as needed; * Inspecting the merchandise for defects; * Performing minor touch up when needed; * Assisting with loading merchandise in customers vehicles for pick up; * Keeping the warehouse clean and free of all safety hazards; * Sweeping warehouse floors daily and throwing trash in appropriate areas; * Assuming the duties of the Delivery Driver (if authorized) or Delivery Helper if needed (if applicable to facility); * Operating Forklift on a daily basis; safety course required prior to use; * Assisting Visual Merchandiser with floor moves and/or resets; * Performing other related duties or special projects as assigned. Required Education/Experience/Abilities/Skills * High School diploma or GED equivalency certificate; * Excellent telephone etiquette and communication skills; * Commitment to Bassett's "Vision and Values" at all times; * Ability to: * Work in an organized and safety conscious manner; * Work as a team with an enthusiastic attitude; * Effectively communicate with customer's, co-workers and management; * Read, understand and write the English language; * Lift and move products weighing up to 70 pounds without a lifting device * Lift and move products in excess of 70 pounds with an approved lifting device; * Walk, stand, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, use and/or control tools, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear, and see up close, in color, depth and distance vision, as well as the ability to adjust focus. Bassett Furniture Industries is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veterans status or other protected category. Bassett is dedicated to ensuring that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated consistently during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veterans status or other protected category. EEO/AA-M/F/V/D