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Material Handler I (2nd Shift) - GROWMARK, Inc. - Alpha, IL

GROWMARK is a regional cooperative with annual sales of $8.5 billion providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK is ranked fourth on the NCB Co-op 100 listing of the nation’s 100 highest revenue-earning cooperative businesses.  GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. GROWMARK is large enough to offer solid career opportunities, but small enough to provide a family-oriented, welcoming environment and great benefits.

See what it's like to work at GROWMARK:  https://youtu.be/CSVMnKCySsY

 

 

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Under general supervision, handles and maintains the flow of materials and products through the distribution center in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with company standards and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Responsible for the accurate receipt, placement and storage of product within the distribution center in accordance with established company policies and procedures.

 

Responsible for the accurate timely picking, packing and shipping of merchandise in accordance with established company policies and procedures.

 

Transports and restocks products in their assigned locations maintaining first in/first out inventory procedures.  Ensures all operating procedures are followed to ensure efficient and effective space utilization and maintenance of facilities and equipment.

 

Completes all necessary paperwork and updates supervisor to ensure accuracy.  

 

Participates in periodic product inventories and annual inventory.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Responsible for the general cleanliness of the warehouse and maintains all equipment in accordance with company standards.

 

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

 

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school degree or the equivalent thereof.  Prefer some experience in a warehouse environment. 

 

Must be mobile and can lift and load heavy items up to 51-70 lbs.

 

Must have the ability to learn and perform the duties necessary to provide the maximum service level required of this position. 

 

May occasionally be exposed to or required to work in conditions that may include dust, fumes, chemicals with appropriate safety measures.


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. 

 

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.  
 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

Job Segment: Logistics, Facilities, Scientific, Operations, Engineering