Scholastic Book Fairs

About Scholastic Book Fairs

 

Job Category:

Warehouse

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

35201

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Warehouse Order Filler (Part-Time 1st Shift)

Scholastic Book Fairs - Birmingham, Alabama

Posted: 09/14/2018

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must be able to climb ladders without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This is a part-time, seasonal position on 1st shift with hours of less than 20 per week scheduled sometime Monday through Friday on day shift only.  The seasonality of our positions is that they will work between mid-August through mid-December, then be off over the holidays and come back with us in January and work through May, being off over the summer. 

All employees receive a 50% discount on our products and are able to participate in our 401K program, there are no other benefits associated with this position.

 

  • Must be able to lift boxes that weigh up to 50 lbs occasionally on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to lift boxes that weigh up to 30 lbs to a height of 70” occasionally on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to push wheeled cases, which may weigh in excess of 300 lbs, with an initial force of up to 50 lbs and a sustained force of up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand, reach above and below the shoulders, squat, bend and kneel as necessary to perform the job.
  • Must be able to tolerate work in a non-air conditioned environment.
  • Must be able to accurately follow specific instructions for multiple detailed assembly processes.
 GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Associates with the title of Production Coordinator – Level I must learn, demonstrate proficiency, and meet all productivity and quality requirements of the following duties and responsibilities:  
  • Assist in the production of book fairs, by packing metal cases, boxes, and displays with book and non-book product, according to corporate process and procedure and meeting productivity and quality standards.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in packing all components and sub-components for all cases, boxes, and displays.
  • Consistently meet minimum required production, accuracy or quality standards for the work performed.
  • Ensure condition of all outbound cases, boxes, and displays are clean, safe, and in good condition.
  • Assist in the processing of returned book fairs, by unpacking metal cases, boxes, and displays with book and non-book product, according to corporate process and procedure and meeting productivity and quality standards.
  • Monitor inventory levels on applicable component product lines to ensure book fairs can be properly packed.
  • Learn and demonstrate basic scanner proficiency, i.e. item inquiries and requesting replenishment of Pick locations.
  • Assist in the picking and packing of customer reorders
  • Ensure that your work area is neat, clean, safe, and organized at all times.
  • Individually, and in partnership with other co-workers, perform seasonal inventory production-line resets.
  • Learn and demonstrate proficiency in all Fair Finishing and Assembly functions, including the Quality Assurance scanning functions.
  • Participate and assist in Physical Inventory functions, including the counting of inventory.
  • Participate and assist in conducting Customer Appreciation Warehouse Sale Events.
  • Responsible for the careful handling of all merchandise at all times.
  • Ensure that all warehouse equipment and tools are properly utilized to increase productivity, efficiency, and safety; report any unsafe conditions, damaged equipment or injury (to self or co-worker) to your supervisor or manager immediately.
  • Utilize proper techniques for lifting, packing, and handling heavy objects, climbing ladders and pushing/pulling display cases.
  • Accurately and timely complete Labor Data Collection Cards to according to company standards.
  • Maintain attendance and punctuality as required by assigned work schedule and within company standards.
  • Maintain a courteous and positive relationship with all co-workers and customers.
  • Drug and alcohol free policy compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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. 
 
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic product scanner proficiency (i.e., ordering replenishment) effectively with minimal errors.
  • Strong team player and the ability to get along with co-workers.
  • Good verbal/written communication skills, basic math skills, and ability to read documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Forklift experience is a plus (If certified – must be at least 18 years of age).

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