Anixter Yard Ops Associate in Waynesboro, Virginia

Yard Ops Associate

Date Posted4/16/2018

LocationWaynesboro, VA

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-1291227663

Job Description

Utilities Power Solutions(UPS), an Anixter Company, offers the industry’s most extensive portfolio of products, services and solutions for the Public Power, Investor-owned Utilities, Construction and Industrial markets. We offer value-added solutions — including industry leading technology, inventory management and after-hours emergency and storm supply — all designed to make our customers more successful. Our continued growth has created a need for a full time Yard Operations Associate position in our Waynesboro, VA location. If you want to become a part of our winning team, we want to hear from you.

Position Purpose:

Responsible for efficient operations of one or multiple yards that may include operating light/heavy duty equipment, loading and unloading product, executing standard receiving and shipping processes, providing spotting duties for equipment operators, rigging and cribbing of materials, maintaining inventory in the yard, and quality control duties. Responsible for warehouse duties that may include inventory management, picking/shipping orders, and receiving product.

Responsibilities: include:

  • Provides spotting duties for equipment operators. Performs rigging and cribbing of all materials. Maintains a safe work environment by following all written safety guidelines, and ensures the zone of safety is monitored. Inspects all equipment used daily.

  • Receives, counts, and records shipment data into the system. Matches packing list information to actual packed merchandise. Prepares packages/merchandise for storage. Records receiving data using computer. Packs, unpacks, and marks stock items using identification tags, stamps, electronic marking tools, or other labeling equipment. Delivers products, supplies, and equipment to designated area as needed.

  • May operate heavy equipment to include, but not limited to, wheel loaders, large/small forklifts, and other heavy lifting equipment(i.e. straddle carriers). May operate motor vehicles to include, but not limited to, light duty trucks and commercial spotter vehicles.

  • Unloads product from vendors’ trucks and trailers. Loads products on customers’ trailers. Executes all work assignment and follows applicable procedures.

  • Maintains accurate paperwork for record keeping purposes.

  • Maintains excellent housekeeping practices in order to promote a safe and clean working environment.

  • Identifies incorrect/short shipped items and immediately notifies supervisor of issues. Verifies against physical count of stock. Examines and inspects stock items for wear and tear.

  • May frequently interact with customers and maintain a high level of customer service.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Equipment operations, warehouse, and customer service experience preferred.

Environmental requirements:

  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noises, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.

  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment, some of which may be heavy(50+ pounds) or awkward.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

We offer an excellent pay and benefits that includes:

  • Excellent medical, dental, life and disability insurances

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Paid holidays and vacation

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupOperations

DistributionYes