Eastern Industrial Supplies, Inc.
  • 10-Oct-2017 to 09-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Disability, Life, 401k + Employer Match, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time and Eastern Cares Program


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DISTRIBUTION ASSOCIATE

Summary: Performs activities associated with filling, shipping, and delivering orders for industrial pipe, valves, and fittings and commercial plumbing supplies; receiving and storing product; and inventorying.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Pulls orders for shipment from warehouse and pipeyard inventory including customer and inter-company orders for delivery. Verifies the accuracy of all shipments. Pulls all orders for next day shipment before leaving work.
  • Stages and prepares orders for shipment while making sure the items are packaged neatly.
  • Separates material to shipping points. Loads outgoing shipments onto trucks and ships orders on common carriers. Ensures all tagged material is double checked before shipment.
  • Fills bin areas to keep the products available for pulling orders. Keeps racks and bin areas neat.
  • Completes all shipping paperwork and computer entry in a timely manner and notifies salesperson of discrepancies.
  • Checks all material received including customer returns against the purchase order, vendor packing lists, or other documentation. Checks the packing lists to verify material is being delivered to the correct place before unloading the skids.
  • Inspects the product for damage. Notes in detail any damage on the freight bill.
  • Tags and separates the material that has been received.
  • Completes receiving documentation and properly enters all receiving information into the computer system.
  • Puts away stock material and restocks the primary order fill locations.
  • Ensures cleanliness and organization of warehouse, pipe yard, and grounds. Sweeps warehouse, checks aisles daily, cuts off box tops and straightens material. Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the facility and grounds.
  • Reports for work on a regular and timely basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service -Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Oral Communication -Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Quality -Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Safety and Security -Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Adaptability -Adapts to changes in the work environment.
  • Attendance/Punctuality -Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability -Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative -Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. 
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Eclipse Accounting software and Eclipse Inventory software. 
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Medical Certificate in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations is helpful. Driver's License is helpful.
  • Other Skills and Abilities: None

This company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the associate occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains "at-will." The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

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.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employees must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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 maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to and uses moving mechanical parts (for example delivery trucks and forklifts). The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places requiring the use of ladders and lifts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to hot and cold indoor temperature conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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