SHIPPING & INVENTORY WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

Surplus Service - Fremont, CA3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $51,000 a year
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OUR COMPANY
Surplus Service, located in Fremont, CA, is an e-waste management and liquidation company in the San Francisco Bay Area that specializes in a variety of electronic disposal services. We put an emphasis on reuse over recycling, a practice known as upcycling. As the UpcyclIT® leader, our goal is to provide eco-friendly solutions that lead to the reuse of electronics. Our electronic disposal services are a far more eco-friendly sustainable environmental option. We are an e-waste management company; we do more than just recycling.

REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate warehouse and shipping activities including pick-up, manifest, Bills of Lading, billing, invoices and other records with a focus on client responsiveness, accuracy and production
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to internal and external customers
Determines the best, most efficient method and priorities of shipment via i.e. FedEx/UPS’s WorldShip. Pull, pack and ship items to requested customer locations on time
Assemble required boxes, cardboard, wooden, or plastic containers for outgoing shipments
Affix shipping labels or stencils on packed cartons as required manually or via i.e. ShipStation
Work efficiently with shipping vendors to manage shipping records, discrepancies, delays or damage. Document and follow up on issues to ensure responses to inquiries
Keep track of all shipping charges, reimbursements, credits with weekly billing reviews
Operate a variety of warehouse equipment for loading including forklifts (certified), pallet jacks, dollies, and postage meters; use assigned software to input data and generate reports.
Weight, count, scan appropriate merchandise into inventory system and make and adhere asset/bar code tags maintaining accuracy for required reports, logs and measurements
Organize all assets neatly into racks; plan storage locations; determine proper location of assets to allow for maximum space utilization and so they can be easily found
Count and removed all data, HDD to secured area following our HDD/Data SOP process. Duties may include doing the wiping or shredding process
Maintain accurate inventory records, ensuring no product leaves, or enters the warehouse without tracking. Maintain records and reports and communicate regularly with management
Performance periodic and annual physical inventories as required
Occasionally drive truck to pick up or deliver equipment as needed
Support financial results by minimizing site waste and rework
Own accountability your and others roles by providing constructive feedback and recognition
Create environment for continuous improvement recommendations for storage, inventory, safety
Cross-train other employees to insure backup personnel are always available
Cross-train employees to ensure backups, adherence to business guidelines, safety & security procedures, facility maintenance and targeting R2 and ISO
Understand the impact of how your daily activities can enhance and upgrade the overall business
Self-motivated to work independently or in team with desire to constantly learn and be challenged
Updates or develops new Standard Operating Procedures SOPs or Key Performance Indicators (KPI) as needed. Complies with internal audits, federal, state, OSHA, EPA and insure all SOPs and score cards are followed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or GED is required with a 2 to 4 year degree preferred. Minimum of 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of training and experience
Performance and demonstrated leadership experience in manufacturing, warehouse distribution, material handling and logistics etc. Recycle or reverse logistics experience is a plus
Expertise in implementing and warehouse inventory systems, shipping, receiving etc. with performance achievements in material handling and organizing inventory and savings plans
Strong skills of: safety management, data entry, reporting skills, analyzing Information, time management, team leadership, multitasking, planning, organizational skills and R2 and ISO
Strong written and oral communication skills in English required; bilingual Spanish preferred
Working knowledge of UPS’s WorldShip and ShipStation shipping platform
Experience in using and developing an inventory systems to achieve results
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse hourly and salaried employees
Strong leadership capabilities to mentor and coach employees and teams for a common goal
Lead decision-making processes in a chaotic small business environment with few resources
Strong computer skills especially excel for preparing spreadsheets and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Power Point etc), Quick Books, ShipStation and UPS’s WorldShip
Ability to lift or push up to 65 lbs without injury, routine bending and fork-lift certified

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
May require handling materials containing toxic/hazardous substances
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Must be able to bend, squat, push, pull, reach overhead and lift repeatedly
Must be able to work in a warehouse environment, climb ladders, and stand on hard surfaces for long periods. Noise level may be high.
Ability to perform basic math, computer skills and repeated data entry operations
Work indoors in a warehouse environment where temperature regulation may be inconsistent, exposure to noise, machinery and dust.
COMPENSATION
Competitive base with bonus potential. There is also a profit sharing plan. This is a full-time career position with the opportunity to work for a growing well-established electronics surplus company.

Please send your resume with a cover letter detailing why you are a good fit to: careers@surplusservice.com

Surplus Service is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Surplus Service considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and disability or veteran status.