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Company: Central Garden & Pet
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

Our Pet Distribution Segment is searching for 1st Shift Warehouse Associates in our Dallas, TX location.  This position is responsible for picking, packing and consolidating orders. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits effective the first month after just 30 days and a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution after just 90 days of employment.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Processes transactions utilizing RF technology and/or by identifying items on a paper pick ticket according to bin location, part number, and/or description, or other method used within facility.

  • Operate powered and manual material handling equipment to pick orders.

  • Use forklift to load and unload materials.

  • Assure that the highest standards are maintained for safety, housekeeping, and compliance with all government and company standards.

  • Lead continuous improvement projects as assigned by manager.

  • Handle additional tasks necessary to fulfill the needs of the company and the customer as deemed by operations manager.

IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

  • Previous experience in warehousing / distribution desired; specifically, to pulling, packing, and consolidating orders.

  • Basic ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, using the English language.

  • Basic math skills (counting, addition, subtraction, and multiplication).

  • Ability to operate a stand-up and/or sit-down fork trucks and electric pallet jacks.

  • Ability to push, pull, grasp and fine manipulation of equipment using hands is ongoing throughout the work hours.

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Exhibit good performance and behavior as measured through indicators such as teamwork, attendance, quality, and productivity.

  • Must have dependable transportation.

  • Candidate must pass a drug screen and background check.

  • Work in a fast-paced, metric driven environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is conducted primarily in a warehouse environment with adequate lighting levels.

  • Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds regularly.

  • Requires individual to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule (start early and/or stay until work is complete).

At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries…one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at www.central.com to learn more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.

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