Warehouse Associate I (1st Shift - Shipping)

Wesco Aircraft - McDonough, GA

Wesco Aircraft is a dynamic, global company looking for enthusiastic team members to support our vision: To generate value in everything we do every day as a highly engaged team delivering the best customer experience. We invest in our employees, providing outstanding opportunities for career progression and personal development. We invite you to explore a career with our Wesco Aircraft Internal Operations Team.

  • This position works 1st shift, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (must be available for mandatory 1 hour overtime each week day and 6 hours on Saturdays for the next few months); full-time position with benefits; pays $15.00/hr. Primary job duties in Shipping: picking, packing, labeling, banding drums, shipping orders; operating forklifts, working in computer-based warehouse systems; lifting up to 30-40lbs; working in fast-paced environment. FORKLIFT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (preferably 2 years on stand-up forklift). Note: this location handles chemical products.
The Warehouse Associate I is accountable, under direct supervision, to fill customer order requirements with strong team coordination and follow-through abilities to complete the full cycle of receiving, stock put away, picking, packing, stocking, documenting and shipping customized orders, accurately and expeditiously.

This fast-paced position consistently requires a high volume of productivity; with strong attention to detail to variances in product identification; ability to accurately understand and follow written specifications; perform data entry; and follow customized requirements, with trained knowledge of quality standards, and customer specifications.

Learn, maintain, and apply accurate knowledge and understanding of Wesco Warehouse work instructions, policies, and procedures in all work practices and decisions
Receive material from vendors and enter data in computer
Count and record material to ensure accuracy
Pull or stock materials using Radio Frequency (RF) scanning system, as required
Utilize scale to weigh and/or hand count product per warehouse/customer specifications
Utilize label printer to prepare labels as required
Return remaining product to proper location
Count, bag, and label per warehouse/customer requirements
Package and prepare material for shipment
Utilize carrier and third-party shipping system to ship product
Perform timely cycle counts and inventory audits to support an accurate inventory management system
Compose paperwork/correspondence, analyze, troubleshoot, and reconcile inventory discrepancies
Meet established standards for quality and productivity, including but not limited to: on-time delivery percentage and customer acceptance rates
Follow safety regulations in all work processes promoting a safe and hazard free work environment
Utilize pallet jacks, drum dollies, drive forklifts, and/or order picker, when trained/certified
Attend regular and impromptu departmental meetings and company training, as required
Follow established work procedures to assure compliance with all Federal, State, and Local regulatory agencies including: OSHA, FAR, EPA, DOT, and RCRA requirements
Obtain cross-training to assist in other Warehouse functions, as needed


High School Diploma or GED Required
Forklift certification training and current forklift license, is preferred
1-2 years general warehousing, inventory control, and/or shipping experience preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrated in professional daily interaction with internal and/or external customers as required
Ability to be alert and aware of warehouse safety issues and safeguards
Ability to work well within a team environment and independently, as needed
Ability to be detailed oriented and perform basic research, if required;
Ability to learn and gain knowledge of the integrated database systems, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, as needed
Understanding of DOT and EPA guidelines for transporting hazardous materials, as required
Employees must be able to prove compliance with ITAR requirements; and where applicable must be able to meet FAR requirements for security clearance
Final candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, along with criminal and employment background clearance
This position requires use of information which is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Wesco Aircraft is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Wesco is proud to offer a broad range of benefits options. You can choose from a number of plans including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and voluntary supplemental programs. All full-time employees are eligible for benefits coverage.

Wesco Aircraft is one of the world’s leading distributors and providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, based on annual sales. Our services range from traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time delivery, chemical management services, third-party logistics or fourth-party logistics and point-of-use inventory management. We offer one of the world’s broadest portfolios of aerospace products, including C-class hardware, chemical and electrical and comprised of more than 563,000 active stock-keeping units. Wesco Aircraft has more than 2,900 employees across 50 locations globally with net sales of $1.6 billion in 2018.

To apply, please email resume to: careers@wescoair.com

Primary Location: US-GA-McDonough
Work Locations: Atlanta Hub US 464 Westridge Parkway Bldg 200 McDonough 30253
Job: Warehousing
Organization: Internal Operations - Americas
Schedule: Regular
Job Posting: Sep 4, 2019, 8:24:49 PM