Lineage Logistics Warehouse Worker in Ottumwa, Iowa
Job Summary: The general warehousemen stocks items and selects (“picks”) for filling customer orders.
Reads and follows computerized work orders to determine quantities and types of products to be shipped.
Identifies products requested through work order through reading, interpreting, and scanning pallet identification (PID) numbers; locates requested items in warehouse.
Reads computers for pallet ID code of items to be stocked; processes and stocks items in the correct location within the warehouse.
Changes over pallets for picking, visually inspects items for damages or flaws; documents and reports damages to supervisors or leads.
Lifts carries and sets requested items in an organized fashion onto a pallet for shipping; aided through use of a forklift.
Packs, seals or labels to prepare materials/pallets for shipping, using hand or power tools.
Documents and verifies counts of picked items through handled computers; alerts supervisors/inventory control to the issue and awaits further directions for rectifying the problem.
Helps other warehouse personnel at end of shift with putting away/organizing warehouse.
The general warehouse unloads shipments and supplies from delivery trucks.
Receives and counts stock items; records data manually or using computer.
Verifies inventory computation by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors.
Inspects temperatures of received items; documents if temperature does not meet requirements.
Visually inspects shipment items for quality, including identifying errors or defects; may take pictures to provide to suppliers.
Records shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, damages, or discrepancies for reporting, accounting, or recordkeeping purposes.
Reports any inventory discrepancies (e.g., quantity or labeling issues) to supervisors or shipping clerk; legibly documents the incident on a written log.
Packs items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms warehouses.
Marks stock items using identification tags, stamps, electric marketing tools or other labeling equipment.
The general warehousemen loads shipments and supplies to delivery trucks for disbursement.
Verifies counts, recounts, and files appropriate paperwork.
Evenly distributes weight throughout truck while on-boarding items.
Ensures units are organized properly to reduce movement.
The general warehousemen works as a team with other warehouse personnel, leads, clerks and supervisors.
Confers with supervisors upon arrival.
Receives update pertaining to the previous day’s/weeks activity.
Remains informed of any issues that may arise on the coming shift.
Stays aware of new projects/customers.
Communicates with warehouse personnel, managers, and supervisors verbally about stocking/shipment needs and issues.
Confers with supervisors and other warehouse personnel to initiate, plan and review work activities and to resolve production problems.
Receives assignment(s) for the day from the office.
May be designated to primarily selecting orders (“picking”), docking (in-bounding, out-bounding, or put-aways), or a combination of several roles.
Receives oral and written instructions from supervisors, follows instructions.
Trains new and seasonal employees, follows advice through training and mentorship programs.
The general warehousemen prepares and monitors tools, equipment, and products to observe safety and quality regulations.
Prepares for shift through warm-up drills and stretches.
Wears safety equipment at all times, including freezer gear (hats, gloves, boots) and reflective outwear.
Inspects designated equipment at beginning of shift for problems, including misalignment, physical wear, flaws, or obstruction.
Goes through computerized or written safety checklist attached to equipment.
Documents and informs supervisors if equipment does not pass inspection.
Notifies other employees or supervisors if problems occur while equipment.
Follows a standard procedure to prepare the machine or equipment for stocking/loading in order to maintain a safe environment.
Carefully handles items in order to maintain quality and integrity of products.
Powers down forklifts/lift trucks after use; puts on emergency breaks; lowers forks
Participates in safety training at the beginning of employment and following any documented employee accident in the warehouse.
General Education Factors
Listening skills, oral comprehension skills, active listening
Use of computers
Oral communication skills, oral expression, speech clarity
Reading abilities and skills
Supervisory or leadership skills