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Warehouse Associate

Job Location Town of Wilmington, Massachusetts Job ID R105726


The Warehouse Associate strives to exceed customer expectations by ensuring orders are available, accurate, and received in a timely manner. This is a distribution center environment where you can expect to fill the orders, check the orders, and pack the orders to send to our customers. Warehouse Associates have a Monday-Friday schedule in a climate controlled environment with a relaxed dress code. We are looking for people to fill this important and essential role that are team players and have the ability to meet deadlines and productivity goals.

Success Profile

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  • Detail-oriented
  • Efficient
  • Focused
  • Positive
  • Results-driven
  • Team player

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  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Retirement and Savings Program

  • PTO/VTO/Floating Holidays

  • Professional Development

  • Employee Discount Programs

  • Internal Advancement Opportunities


Job Description

Job Summary

Receives all incoming equipment, merchandise, parts, teeth, and processes the appropriate paperwork. Routes all shipments to the proper departments, and packages, wraps, manifests and ships all outgoing items to their proper destinations. 

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accomodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.

  • Receives all incoming shipments, verifies orders, and examines parcels for external damages
  • Delivers parcels or items to proper department
  • Packs, weighs, and manifests all outgoing shipments and labels accordingly
  • Maintains accurate log of all outgoing parcels
  • Traces all lost or damaged shipments with designated carrier and files claims for recovery
  • Completes all approprate air waybills for air freight shipments
  • Collects all outgoing mail with the Branch
  • Maintains an optimal supply of shipping materials
  • Equipment staging and warehouse organization
  • Tags and identifies all equipment inventory as it is received
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

    • 100% of shift - Standing
    • 100% of shift - Walking
    • 100% of shift - Driving
    • 100% of shift - Lifting and carrying 1-10 pounds
    • 100% of shift - Lifting and carrying 11-25 pounds
    • 40% of shift -   Lifting and carrying 26 - 50 pounds
    • 60% of shift -   Lifting and carrying over 50 pounds
    • <5% of shift -  Climbing steps and/or ladders
    • 40% of shift -   Bending and stooping
    • 50% of shift -   Kneeling
    • 25% of shift -   Reaching at shoulder level
    • 25% of shift -   Reaching at waist level
    • 50% of shift -   Crouching
    • 50% of shift -   Crawling

Environmental Factors

This position is in a warehouse. The warehouse is for the storage and distribution of dental supplies and equipment. In general, the building's primary work area consists of pallet storage racking, roller storage, and small time storage shelving. The facility may use powered conveyor systems for the transportation of products. Pallet jacks and forklifts are used for palletized products. Some positions require use of safety requipment, which is provided as needed.

Travel and on-call

This position does not require travel


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Packing and receiving experience
  • Experience with various shipping and receiving equipment (manifest machine, log books, forklift, etc.)

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