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Shipping Associate

Company: Other World Computing
Location: Woodstock
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:OWC is a fast-paced, friendly atmosphere that advocates ingenuity and encourages every employee to contribute ideas towards the discovery of the next innovative concept that could change the world of technology. Our shared vision of the ultimate customer experience is a key component to achieving the industry-leading results OWC has become known for around the globe. We firmly believe that the best in life is obtained through dedicated teamwork and creativity.OWC is an environmentally conscious company committed to the conservation of our planet's resources through the use of renewable energy and company-wide recycling programs. Today OWC is recognized as a leading zero-emissions Mac and PC technology company. Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing the highest quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988, specializing in Mac upgrades and expansion products to extend the useful life of Macs and reduce e-waste. We have one of the largest online catalogs for computer and iDevice enhancement products through our e-commerce portal www.macsales.com and have been steadily expanding the software solutions we provide as well through our brands SoftRAID and Mediafour.OWC offers great benefits such as medical, dental, vision, 401K, short/long term disability, HSA and FSA accounts and a wellness program. We provide paid time off and 6 paid holidays as well as flexible schedule and work from home opportunities. We value our employees so there is potential for career growth, cross functional training, stretch assignments and ongoing educational opportunities.Job Summary:A shipping associate/packer's job entails preparing and processing outgoing shipments for the warehouse. Supervisory Responsibilities:None Duties/Responsibilities:Package and secure items to ship in a variety of shipping methods. Responsible for assisting in a variety of warehouse duties. Load & unload trucks. Special projects as assigned by leadership. Required Skills/Abilities:Place items into containers using fillers, spacers, and protective padding.Depending on the contents, shipping method and size, it's the packer's job to determine the best packaging options to fit in.The safety and security of the package contents relies on the packer's ability to utilize protective packing materials to prevent damage and breakage.After training a packer must be able to pack a minimum of 50 multi-piece orders or 70 single piece orders per hour.Re-Stock boxes and shipping materials at ship stations.Palletizing and wrapping shipments for truck pickups.Must open dock doors for carriers and ensure all packages are brought to the drivers are the time of pickup.Process international orders, including all documentation required.Be able to process shipments of lithium-ion batteries safe and accurately and comply with all training regulations set forth by management.Maintain a safe, neat, and clean Warehouse environment at all times. o Observe all warehouse safety guidelines.Be able to manage and complete projects in a given timeline.Work on special projects as assigned by leadership. Education and Experience:High School diploma or equivalent.Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and is subject to changes of business necessity. EEO/AA Employer Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state, or local law. PI197703598

Keywords: Other World Computing, Elgin , Shipping Associate, Professions , Woodstock, Illinois

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