The Warehouse Associate strives to exceed customer expectations by ensuring orders are available, accurate, salable and received in a timely manner. This position will demonstrate order fulfillment task goals are conducted accurately, efficiently and safely, while surpassing customer expectations.
To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.
Picks product from fulfillment center stock according to wave pick list and organizes on cart;
Pulls warehouse items from the shelves based on number, size, color, quantity, and quality requirements
May operate scanners so that the proper order is picked, and inventory is managed accurately
Verifies that the item picked matches the item on the invoice by comparing manufacturer name, manufacturer item number, and item description;
Verifies quantity of items picked matches item quantity on the invoice;
For time sensitive items, verifies the expiration date on the item is acceptable for shipment to the customer;
Verifies all items listed on the invoice have been picked;
For items that include component(s), such as a pump, verifies that components are included
Counts quantity of items and verifies the count to the quantity listed on the invoice;
Matches the ship to address or invoice number on the shipping label with the same information on the invoice;
Selects correct packaging, fill and labels;
Follows regulatory guidelines when packing items with regulatory classification;
May create proper shipping papers for packages containing hazardous materials;
For packages not auto-manifested: weighs packages, determines appropriate method of transportation, verifies proper labeling, scans information and applies shipping labels.
For packages auto-manifested: verifies and corrects non-conforming packages.
Processes orders requiring special handling as required by branch personnel, sales staff or end-user.
Fulfill current or new client orders to achieve client customer satisfaction
In addition to the essential functions listed above, the incumbent may perform the following additional functions.
Transacting all business in accordance to Patterson Companies business code of ethics and conduct.
Align with Patterson Companies Purpose, Vision and Values statement.
Using assigned warehouse equipment/machinery to perform assigned job.
Meeting/exceeding assigned performance metrics and KPIs.
Helping maintain an organized, clean and safe warehouse.
Handling all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations.
Performing all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures, with safety and regulatory compliance.
High School diploma or GED preferred
Ability to read, write and count
Comprehensive problem-solving skills
Ability to meet deadlines and productivity goals.
Material and Equipment Directly Used
General warehouse equipment
General office equipment
MS Office, Shipping and proprietary inventory management software
Working Environment/Physical Activities
Moving 75% of the time
Frequently grasp, reach, bend and stoop in narrow/confined spaces
Lift and carry up to 55 pounds, team lift 56 to 100 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
Sitting or standing: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
Use of hands: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
Stoop, bend, or crawl: Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity
Travel and On-call
This position requires no travel per week in a local area.
Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and veterinary markets. Named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 by Forbes, we were also named four consecutive times to the Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies. We strive to create a memorable difference in the lives of our customers and their clients. Every Patterson employee supports our mission of connecting expertise to inspired ideas, products and services, and we support our employees through operational innovation, continuous improvement and a commitment to talent.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
If you require reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the hiring process, you may submit your request to HR by calling1-866-234-2165or by email to[email protected]. You can also mail your request to Patterson Companies, Inc. Attn: HR EEO Coordinator, 1031 Mendota Heights Rd, St. Paul, MN, 55120. Information received will be routed to a representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration of your request.