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Furniture Warehouse Associate- 4am-12:30pm

Function: Distribution/Warehouse/Transportation
Location: Miramar, FL, Miramar, FL US
Date posted: 9/10/2019 12:07:40 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1097756

Position Overview:

Performs manual and system tasks to support inbound and outbound warehouse furniture operations. Identifies and resolves issues in various functional areas; put away, staging, loading, shipping. Supports and assembles “make ready” furniture to support efficient fulfillment processing and maximize fulfillment/delivery space usage.


What You’ll do (in order of importance; other duties may be assigned)

  • Performs the following processes to support inbound and outbound warehouse operations.
    • Utilizes power tools to assemble RTA (Ready to Assemble) furniture and stages for delivery.
    • Monitors and ensures CFS task completion within shift.
    • Separates and labels product received, stocks product into identified locations verifying SKU and quantity accuracy.
    • Trained and MHE certified to operate power material handling equipment i.e. Forklift, Electric Pallet Jack etc.
  • Performs the following nonproprietary software system tasks
    • Performs inventory counts and location lookups
    • Follows processes to report discrepancies or issues (i.e., shortages, damage) to supervisor or order management.
    • Communicates system issues to Application Support and/or management.
    • Completes Receiving Discrepancy Tickets when vendor shipment is inaccurate and informs Sales Support.
  • Shipping and outbound activities
    • Picks product with SKU and quantity accuracy
    • Re-packages, palletizes, and wraps orders as needed.
    • Sorts, stages, and loads customer orders by route and delivery order.
    • Picks outbound orders as necessary.
  • Responsible for inbound freight activities
    • Utilize proprietary software systems (CFS, Sunrise and Alpha) to perform functional duties and generate reports
    • Receives vendor purchase orders, stock product, special orders, or customer returns.
  • Required at times to be a helper for 2 delivery man routes
  • Participates in all scheduled physical inventories.
    Performs basic housekeeping in assigned areas of warehouse.
    Adheres to all safety procedures in the performance of job duties.


Primary Interactions:

  • Daily interaction with furniture co-workers and fulfillment/delivery management, Application Support, Inventory Control, Furniture Sales Support, vendors/suppliers for scheduling deliveries and obtaining return authorizations for vendor returns.



  • High school diploma or equivalent


What You’ll Need

  • Minimum three (3) months related experience in a warehouse environment required; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training, education, and experience
  • Job requires the ability to become MHE certified in the operation of material handling equipment
  • Proficient in warehouse operations
  • Basic PC Skills in Windows environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good Math skills
  • Good judgment
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Able to listen to verbal instructions
  • Ability to recognize process improvement opportunities and make recommendations
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must be dependable and demonstrate the ability to read and follow directions
  • Must be a team player


What we’d prefer, but not required

  • Prior experience operating material handling equipment, such as forklift, pallet jack and cherry picker preferred


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work requires physical effort and use of motor skills requiring manual dexterity. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push/pull, or balance weight for extended periods of time. The employee must frequently lift, move, and/or carry between 70 to 100 pounds. With mechanical assistance, employee will occasionally move up to 300 pounds. Will regularly operate material handling equipment that requires manual dexterity and use of lightweight tools requiring some coordinated movements. Activities include using a forklift or pallet jack to move furniture; and lightweight tools to assemble furniture.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Works in a fulfillment/delivery environment that are warm and cool. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly operates warehouse equipment and lightweight tools. Using proper safety procedures will eliminate any potential hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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