Warehouse Associate

Company Overview

Heath Ceramics

Heath Ceramics Website
At Heath Ceramics we design, manufacture, and sell dinnerware and architectural tile of good and enduring design. We believe in the benefits of local manufacturing and support a growing community of people committed to and inspired by the process of designing, making, and sharing. We have a very diverse workplace of 200 employees that encompasses manufacturing, retail, design, communications, digital, and administrative functions. Our original dinnerware factory and showroom is in Sausalito, we manufacture tile along with a showroom and clay studio in the SF Mission, have a store in the SF Ferry Building, and a showroom and clay studio in Los Angeles. Learn more about our company at heathceramics.com.

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  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Position is Entry-level
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Job Duties

Primary responsibility is to provide operational support to the Heath warehouse by maintaining stock, packaging support, and transfers of all Heath items. Assist in the processing and documentation of all incoming retail shipments, and work with the store staff and shipping staff on cycle counts and replenishment of both Heath Home and dinnerware.

Primary Responsibilities


_ Adhere to all safety policies and procedures; escalate safety concerns to Warehouse Lead or Warehouse and Shipping Manager


_ Keep all stock areas organized and clean, free of any excess packaging

_ Maintain stockroom efficiency by helping to unload trucks and receiving merchandise

_ When helping to receive, ensures Warehouse Lead receives any/all packing slips, and is advised of any damage or discrepancies

_ Ensure inventory balances remain accurate by proper communication and completion of documentation as required

_ Advise Warehouse Lead or Warehouse and Shipping Manager of shortages or discrepancies so that inventory can be kept accurate

_ Provide excellent customer service both internally and externally, focus on teamwork

_ Maintain a secure warehouse environment for company-owned products and have an awareness of loss prevention

_ Help prepare stock transfer for weekly deliveries which includes pulling items, auditing, and packaging when needed

_ Ensure all products are packaged to specification and are meeting all Heath standards for QC

Job Requirements

_ Desire to work in a warehouse environment and to be “hands on”

_ Excellent people skills: must be patient, flexible, and calm

_ Excellent communication skills both written and oral

_ Ability to enhance a team

_ Proficiency with basic Mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

_ Effective interaction with all departments and employees

_ Excellent attention to detail

_ Respect safety rules

Physical Requirements (Medium to Heavy)

_ The ability to transport finished goods (up to 30 lbs. at a time). Total weight lifted per day can be 3500 to 5000 lbs.

_ Other activities, including climbing, balancing, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, repetitive motion, grasping, and feeling.

Visual Acuity Requirements (including color, depth perception, and field vision)

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and inspecting shipments; visual inspection involving small defects, small objects, and/or operation of packaging equipment (including inspection); using measurement devices; and visual checks of materials and machinery (dimensions, weight). The worker will also need visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned. Warehouse roles may require a colorblindness test before start of the position.

Qualifications

An ideal candidate has very good attention to detail, works rapidly and is always mindful of quality. MUST follow safety procedures. Must have a positive attitude and foster a team environment. MUST be willing to learn from experienced personnel. Good communication skills are required.

The ideal candidate will have…

_ Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written instructions consistently and accurately

_ Demonstrated ability to be reliable and punctual

_ Demonstrated ability to enhance a team

_ Demonstrated work ethic and respect for the job

_ Willingness to be flexible and accept instruction from team members

Skills/Experience Preferred

Compensation

DOE

Benefits

We are committed to your health and well-being. Heath offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes a choice of medical plan, dental, vision and life and works very hard to keep employee costs low for excellent coverage. We do not require an employee contribution for individual premiums, and we pick up a large portion of the costs for dependent coverage. A generous 401k match starts after three months on staff. Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan provides an additional retirement benefit linked to the long term performance of our company. We offer a generous time off allocation, paid family leave, and of course a healthy discount on all Heath products.

Hours

Full-Time, Overtime may be available and required

Resume Required

Yes

Cover letter Required

Yes

Other Application Requirements

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