Mar 19, 2019


  • Patterson Companies Inc
  • Bessemer, AL, USA
Supply Chain

Job Description


Using replenish reports generated from the computer system, moves product in the distribution center from overstock locations to pick locations. Follows inventory team guidelines for management and control of product inventory.


  • Runs reports using the computer system;
  • Using ladders, pallet jacks and/or lift equipment, moves appropriate quantity of product in the distribution center from overstock locations to pick locations;
  • Assesses replenished pick location for proper restock settings in the computer system;
  • Matches product transferred to pick location label for accuracy;
  • Cycle counts locations to verify on-hand quantities match reports;
  • Updates overstock location placards or labels to reflect quantity changes;
  • Alerts the Supervisor to product non-conformances (new packaging, wrong count, product damage, shortages, etc.)

Other Functions:

  • Keeps the distribution center aisles clear and maintains integrity of storage locations;
  • Maintains the housekeeping and sanitation standards of the distribution center;
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Performance and Conduct Standards:

  • Performs duties at or above productivity and accuracy standards;
  • Supports the company goals for quality and continuous improvement;
  • Contributes to an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation among all distribution center staff.

Physical Requirements:



100% of shift


100% of shift


15% of shift

Pushing and pulling wheeled ladder or cart, up to 100 pounds

<5% of shift

Operate hand and/or electric pallet jack

75% of shift

Operate lift equipment

100% of shift

75% of shift

50% of shift

25% of shift

Lifting and carrying 1-10 pounds

Lifting and carrying 11-25 pounds

Lifting and carrying 26-50 pounds

Lifting and carrying over 50 pounds

25% of shift

Bending and stooping

25% of shift

Reaching above shoulder level

25% of shift

Reaching at shoulder level

25% of shift

Reaching at waist level

15% of shift

Climbing steps and/or ladders

15% of shift

Computer and/or scanner use


Working Conditions:

The distribution center is a warehouse for the storage and distribution of dental, medical and veterinary supplies and equipment.  In general, the building’s primary work area consists of pallet storage racking, roller storage and small item storage shelving.  The facility uses powered conveyor systems for the transportation of products. Pallet jacks and forklifts are used for palletized products. Some positions require use of safety equipment, which is provided as needed.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Candidate must have ability to read and understand department process and warehouse safety documents and follow department work instructions.

This job description is subject to change, at management’s discretion, at any time.

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