Purpose of Role
All Lowe’s associates deliver quality customer service while maintaining a store that is clean, safe, and stocked with the products our customers need. As an LTL (Less than Load) Stocker, this means:
Being friendly, professional, and responding quickly to customer and associate needs.
Ensuring merchandise is accurately received, stocked, and replenished.
Following safe lifting procedures when moving and placing merchandise.
The LTL Stocker helps deliver the right products to our customers by unloading incoming freight, moving it to the sales floor, and stocking departments. Additionally, this associate organizes merchandise and top stocks to set up stores for sales success. The LTL Stocker typically works during typical business hours in the day to prepare for store opening.
Provides SMART customer service at all times through the daily execution of Lowe's customer service policies, procedures and programs.
Although majority of time of time will be spent in activities that do not involve the direct interaction with customers, the individual in this role is expected to engage with customers when the opportunity arises. This includes:
Understands customers’ needs and assists in locating, demonstrating, selecting, carrying, and/or loading merchandise.
Seeks out customers to understand his/her needs and assists in locating, demonstrating, selecting, carrying, and/or loading merchandise.
Listens to and responds knowledgeably and promptly to customer and employee questions by taking them to areas of the store and walking them through projects when necessary.
Demonstrates sincere appreciation to customers.
Communicates information to customers regarding all stock, special order merchandise, feature benefits, application, and warranty information related to Lowe’s programs.
Sets up pallets (e.g., shrink wrapping) and conveyor for efficient flow of product.
Uses technology to receive and confirm delivery then disburses product from receiving to appropriate department.
Down stocks merchandise by looking for empty areas on shelves and replenishing supplies.
Stocks products according to Freight Flow Work list and planograms and ensures full shelf capacity.
Re-sorts incorrectly sorted items by delivering items to the specific department.
Clean and Safe Stores
Completes the dock prep checklist and prepares the receiving dock and area for Retail Distribution Center (RDC) truck unload.
Labels boxes that are partially full and uses box baler to compress cardboard that is sent to receiving.
Refuels and charges store equipment.
Puts away appliances and organizes back room.
Takes appropriate steps to clean up, store, and dispose of all hazardous materials.
Detects common signs of shoplifting, theft, and other security risks, and promptly communicates them to management and/or Asset Protection.
Ensures compliance with housekeeping standards and programs (e.g., Zone Recovery) to maintain cleanliness and organization of store and working areas.
Maintains a safe and secure work environment, which may include conducting daily safety reviews, noting hazards, keeping aisles clear, and securing doors and gates.
Adheres to all safety requirements relevant to one’s regular job duties: top stock safety, reinstalling safety cables, use of aisle blockers, a tether line on power equipment, spotters, and safety devices.
Operates store equipment as needed depending on one specific role and department (e.g., Zebra phone, telephone, paging system, copiers, fax machines, computers, CCTV surveillance system, key cutter, panel saw, paint mixer, flooring cutters, compacter baler).
Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction)
3 months of experience operating forklift/power equipment such as lifts, order pickers, and similar equipment.
6 months of experience in a warehouse performing inventory handling and stocking.