Baker Distributing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully subscribes to, as well as practices, the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Therefore, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law in the recruitment, selection, placement, training, compensation, and promotion of our employees.
The Warehouse Associate is responsible for the inventory of the Warehouse and the daily transfer of HVAC freight and materials in a fast-paced environment. The ultimate goal of this role is to procure, process, and dispatch products to customers and vendors for one of our established wholesale HVAC distributorships that carries multiple brands of equipment, parts and supplies.
Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Daily loading and unloading of products in truck for delivery to customers and/or other Sales Centers.
Receive, inspect and stock all merchandise.
Verify all items received to items ordered for accuracy.
Pick and verify orders for customers and inter-office transfers.
Prepare orders for shipment as needed.
Responsible for daily checklist of truck and forklift maintenance.
Assist management with inventory counts and provide daily upkeep of the Warehouse.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Highschool Diploma or GED Preferred
Baker Distributing offers a GED Program for applicants that are offered a job with Baker to obtain their GED within 180 days of their start date with Baker. Continued employment is contingent upon the successful completion of the GED program.
Minimum 1 year of Warehouse experience including forklift operation.
Appliance lift experience is a plus.
Must be able to multi-task and work within daily deadlines. Knowledge of common carrier (LTL) and full truckload logistics.
Must communicate effectively with customers and provide superior service.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent customer service mindset with the ability to develop long term relationships.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent analytical aptitude with a proven ability to analyze/interpret data.
Strong and creative problem-solving skills.
Strong estimating skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
While performing the duties of this position, employee will work in warehouse/storeroom and sales center environments.
Employee may be subjected to all types of weather conditions.
Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
The employee frequently is required to stand sit or walk, climb, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Ability to utilize a computer keyboard, computer monitor, and telephone for prolonged periods of time.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee may use equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks and other warehouse equipment.
The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.
Baker Distributing Company is one of the largest distributors of HVAC, refrigeration and food service equipment that has been in business for nearly 75 years; we are disruptors! We are disrupting the distribution industry every single day as we transform our company into a world-class supply chain. Our 1,400 employees and 200+ locations serve 50,000 active customers. Our corporate headquarters is in Jacksonville, Fla., Baker Distributing Company is a subsidiary of Watsco (NYSE: WSO).
At Baker, we are utilizing emerging technologies and innovations to diversify our portfolio and our service offerings to deliver a best-in-class customer experience.
People are the core of our business -- those who work for us (our employees), those who work with us (our suppliers and vendors) and those we work for (our customers). While some of our employees are the most experienced in the industry, we are always seeking new talent with fresh ideas. If you have a keen sense of respect -- for yourself and others; an unfaltering devotion to integrity; the drive to provide consistency; the tenacity to strive for excellence; and embody the spirit of teamwork, we would love to talk with you.