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Warehouse Worker - Receiver - 1st Shift

Company: Penske
Location: Avondale
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Penske Logistics is looking for warehouse associates to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant, outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment.

Why is Penske Logistics for you?

We take pride in offering a competitive wage and great benefits including:
$22.61 Base Rate

Work Schedule:
Monday- Thursday from 6:00AM - 4:30PM

Additional Benefits:
$1500 Retention bonus after 90-days of employment
Paid Time Off
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Associate Referral Program
$125 Boot allowance after 90-days of employment

Our associates also enjoy numerous associate discounts and opportunities to grow with the organization!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following, but are not limited to the following:
Receive incoming shipments and compare items to BOL and receiving schedule
Count items to ensure that the correct number has been received. Compare to BOL
Determine storage areas for incoming shipments and allocate appropriate space within the warehouse
Assist in physically moving incoming items to designated storage areas and supervise storage activities
Certified to operate forklifts and electric pallet jacks
Perform daily PIT equipment inspections
Ascertain the quality and quantity of picked items and ensure that they are safely delivered to the delivery pallet
Assist in loading and unloading trucks and determining safe ways of stacking items on the truck and retrieving items in a safe manner
Inspect incoming loads for cold chain compliance
Record damaged or defective items as appropriate
Uses RF scanner to move product systemically through the warehouse WMS
Ascertain that all incoming and outgoing shipments are properly labeled and that correlating documents are available with each shipment
Compare the amount and identification numbers of goods against orders. Validates, lot code, expiration dates and quantity received
Organize records of incoming products
Marks materials with identifying information.
Checks shipments for quality and accuracy.
Under guidance of Warehouse Supervisor trains new employees.
Must be flexible to work overtime if requested
The associate must regularly lift and /or move up to 25/lbs12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/ 23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.
Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required
No prior warehouse experience required but preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Proficient reading skills and ability to follow directions required
Ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexible, excellent with numbers and time management skills required
Flexible to work overtime preferred
Ability to work in non-climate-controlled conditions required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Ability to work independently, customer service, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexible, and time management skills required
Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required
Complete a Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

This position is designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines, or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

Salary: 1st shift $20.00/hr $1 Shift Differential
Benefits: Our excellent benefits plan keeps associates and their families happy, healthy and secure. To learn more visit https://penske.jobs/benefits/

Keywords: Penske, Avondale , Warehouse Worker - Receiver - 1st Shift, Professions , Avondale, Arizona

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