Warehouse Associate

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Warehouse Associate

01/31/2023 ● Bethlehem, Pennsylvania ● NA
Job Title: Warehouse Associate

Duration: 6-month then direct hire

Location: Bethlehem, PA 18020


Job Description:


Under the direction of the Shift Leader and Production Supervisor/Manager, the Warehouse Associate is responsible for a variety of warehouse duties including packing, pulling/checking customer orders, replenishment, shipping and receiving materials, and material handling and completing all required paperwork in accordance to company policies and procedures.

•    Unloads goods and material received, enters appropriate information into system, labels and locates material.

•    Separates customer orders. Pulls and stages orders. Repacks material if required to meet customer specifications. 

•    As required, makes boxes, packs, labels and locates materials.

•    Ensures all products are properly labeled.

•    May perform functions/transactions in designated system to receive or ship material.

•    Participates in cycle counting. Enters and verifies information. Researches and makes adjustments as necessary.

•    Reviews preventative maintenance check sheets for forklifts. Ensures good working order of machines.

•    May be required to handle the accumulation, disposal and transportation of hazardous waste. If required to do so, must participate in prerequisite training in order to meet RCRA waste management requirements.

•    Drives forklifts, locomotives, track mobiles or other heavy duty material movers.

•    Demonstrates team work in all phases of operation.

•    Examines materials visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.

•    Refers issues/problems to lead/supervisor for disposition.

•    Completes and maintains all required computer inputs.  Responsible for data integrity.

•    Documents work completed as required including logs, data reports, procedures, etc.

•    Participates in training, retraining and continual improvement processes and methods.

•    Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.

•    Supports the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company.

•    Follows all rules, laws and procedures related to HS&E, ISO and other regulations.

•    Other projects/duties as assigned or needed.

•    Required Skill: Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and product recipes/materials.

•    Must have mathematical skill to add, subtract, multiply and divide and to apply these skill to weights, measures of volume and distance.

•    Must effectively communicate in writing and verbally in English.

•    Competency in computer and PC software including email, internet, and MS office.

•    Must have manual dexterity for hand tools of various types.

•    Must be able to drive fork lift.

•    Must have problem solving skills and some mechanical aptitude.

•    Additional duties as assigned. 


Required Education & Experience:

•    US High School diploma, GED equivalency or equivalent experience

•    Six (6) months to one (1) year of industrial/manufacturing experience

•    Fed Ex/UPS and international prior shipping experience preferred


The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • stand 8 to 12hrs per shift
  • use hands to finger 8 to 12hrs per shift
  • handle and/or feel and reach with hands and arms 8 to 12hrs per shift
  • required to walk 8 to 12hrs per shift
  • required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear 8 to 12hrs per shift 
  • required to lift and/or move up to 55 lbs frequently throughout the shift
  • specific vision abilities required include:
  • close vision
  • depth perception 
  • ability to adjust focus

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