Navy Exchange Services (NEX) WAREHOUSE WORKER (Storage/Picking) in SUFFOLK, Virginia

Title: WAREHOUSE WORKER (Storage/Picking) Location: United States-Virginia-Suffolk Job Number: 180001NV

Job Summary: Responsible for one or more functions (receiving, storing, issuing and shipping, etc.) within a warehouse area. May be assisted by several lower grade associates. Duties and Responsibilities : Performs a substantial combination of the following duties: - Receives and checks incoming freight, merchandise, supplies, and/or equipment from the main distribution center, and/or drop shipments from vendors. Unloads vehicles by moving items by handcart, conveyor or similar conveyance. - Receives invoice from vendor on merchandise ordered; checks against report of goods received (RGR) to ensure items and quantity ordered are received. Opens, inspects, counts, marks and prices merchandise. Reports shortages, overages, spoilage, and/or damaged items to supervisor. - Warehouse palletized or bulk stock according to specified locations. Checks bins for mixed stock or incorrect storage; notifies supervisor of serious discrepancies. May prepare temporary or permanent storage locations for new merchandise; places stock in bins and arranges on shelves. - In a retail sales location; may provide work direction to storeworkers of lower grades; prepares work schedules; assigns work; recommends leave and provides input for work performance reviews. Stocks and supervises the storage of merchandise in stock area; in coordination with supervisor, determines proper display area and amount of shelf space for items in retail area; in coordination with supervisor, determines the priority of work to be accomplished on a day-to-day basis. - Receives Merchandise Transfers. Selects merchandise from storage locations, and moves to shipping area. Prepares Transfer Delivery Receipt and issues to driver with merchandise for delivery to requester. -Receives Chargebacks for merchandise returns. Pulls merchandise, removes price-tags and stock for pick-up and delivery to vendor. Obtains signatures for merchandise upon delivery. - May be responsible for the receipt and storage of designated security and highly pilferable material in a warehouse storage area. Checks receipt document and/or Transportation Control Number (TCN) against merchandise received for accuracy. - Conducts periodic inventory of merchandise/supplies. Determines discrepancies on short or damaged items and advises supervisor. May order display equipment, seasonal decorative items, and related supplies for supported exchanges. -When working in an area other than a main warehouse (i.e. Vending, Visual Merchandising, Auto Service Center, etc.) may perform incidental duties related to the operational function or the department assigned. - May operate a forklift in the performance of duties. - May be required to have a valid drivers license and operate one or more types of trucks with rated capacities up to and including one ton in hauling cargo within Government installations and over public roads. - Performs other related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Performs work on hard surfaces and in work areas that require standing, stooping, bending and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Is required to lift up to 100 lbs with assistance and carry short distances; heavier material will be transported by forklift equipment. WORKING CONDITIONS : Work is performed indoors and outdoors. The area may be cold, drafty, damp or hot. Is exposed to the possibility of injury such as exposure to cuts, bruises, lacerations from falling or dropping stock, from handling materials and from mechanical equipment. TRAINING REQUIREMENT : Associate must receive Hazardous Material (HazMat) training within 90 days of hire per Department of Transportation regulations. Qualifications: GENERAL EXPERIENCE : One year of experience performing warehousing related duties, such as receiving, storing, issuing, shipping, operation of manual material movement equipment, etc. or similar work that provided the knowledge and skills to perform the duties of the position. SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: One year of high school education may be substituted for 3 months of general experience up to a High School Diploma or GED for one year of general experience. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of warehousing experience including work that demonstrated the ability to prepare material receiving and transfer documentation, provide direction to lower graded warehouse workers, and ability to operate a fork lift. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Performs work on hard surfaces and in work areas that require standing, stooping, bending and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Is required to lift up to 100 lbs with assistance and carry short distances; heavier material will be transported by fork-lift equipment.