Warehouse Associate - Columbus

U.S. Lumber Group - Heath, OH

Full-timeEstimated: $22,000 - $29,000 a year
Job Location
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
High School
Travel Percentage
Job Shift
Job Category

Job Summary:

Walk-in applications are accepted Mon - Fri at 1735 James Parkway; Heath, OH 43056.

Responsible, at various points, for loading, unloading, sorting, staging, transporting and otherwise handling products that come into and move out of the warehouse. Individuals in this position must work cooperatively with other Associates and productively with little supervision. Individuals must follow U.S. Lumber safety policies and procedures at all times.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
Safely operate forklifts or other machinery (chainsaw) in order to complete assigned tasks including loading and unloading, moving, staging, pulling orders and transporting material.
Band, wrap, and tape product as needed.
Maintains condition of Warehouse work area, e.g. free of trash, product in correct location and organized, swept floors.
Work cooperatively and productively with Supervisors and other employees in order to complete required work load.
Provide and inspire outstanding service to customers by maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, quality and completing assigned work in a timely manner.
Assist with inventory variances, order accuracy and track and trace issues.
Follow U.S. Lumber safety policies and procedures and encourage others to do the same. This includes performing daily forklift safety checklists.
Other duties as assigned by supervisors or management.

Communication proficiency
Organizational skills
Mathematical Skills
Technology Capacity
Time Management

Physical Job Requirements:
Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items:
Requires the ability to consistently, and often, lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Responding to public address system announcements, directions from supervisors and managers, warning alarms from other fork lift drivers
Walking and carrying merchandise
Requires moving around the warehouse to assist others or moving merchandise themselves
Identify and read tickets, SKU’s, UPC labels and reports
Requires recognizing, identifying and using merchandise and necessary reports.
Gripping used to operate machinery or hand tools

Environmental Job Requirements:
Due to forklifts and other heavy equipment traveling through the Warehouse, temporary cracks may appear in the floor, causing uneven walking surfaces.
Warehouse environment can be dusty and noisy.
Fluctuations of temperature are common; some outdoor exposure during the workday.
Wet floors may occur during rainy or snowy weather or at other times depending on what has transpired in the environment (i.e. cleaning of floors…)
Sharp and/or rough edges will typically be encountered
Warehouse equipment and treated lumber may emit fumes
Some equipment may require electric voltage.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and standard warehouse equipment such as hand trucks, box cutters and tape dispensers.

Required cognitive and psychological characteristics:
Be personable, articulate, and knowledgeable with the ability to work well with other employees and management.
Ability to learn skills quickly with a mature and service oriented attitude.
Must have a high level of comprehension of, and be able to communicate in, the English language.
Must be process oriented and able to take direction with the ability to think and act with a systematic and effective approach to analyzing situations and acting on good business solutions to problems.
Must work with strong attention to detail and high motivation toward completing task completely, accurately and timely.
Must be adaptable and flexible in order to change or adapt to changing work practices, priorities, procedures or conditions.
Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks.
Forklift skills with appropriate updated certification.
Ability to meet the required schedule for work.

  • Not a comprehensive list of duties. Duties may change without notice in management’s sole discretion
  • Employment at U.S. Lumber Group, LLC. is on an at-will basis.
In addition to offering a challenging work environment, we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Including medical, dental, Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance plans, 401(k), paid holidays, PTO (Paid Time Off), and more!

U.S. Lumber Group LLC. is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All employees are required to submit to a pre-employment drug screening and are subject to random drug and alcohol screenings.

For more information on U.S. LUMBER, please visit www.uslumber.com

Walk-in applications are accepted Mon - Fri at 1735 James Parkway; Heath, OH 43056.

Required credentials
High School diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of one (1) year warehouse distribution experience.
Prior lumber experience desired. Engineered Lumber experience is preferred.
Forklift experience and forklift certification preferred, but not required.
Must have basic math and analytical skills
Must be computer literate, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Team Lead/Shift supervisor experience is preferred.
Self-starter, pro-active and able to take initiative.