Warehouse Associate I

Midwest Veterinary Supply

Date: 1 week ago
City: Fort Wayne, IN
Salary: $16 - $16 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Midwest Veterinary Supply
Midwest Veterinary Supply: is seeking a
Warehouse Associate I: for our Fort Wayne, Indiana location

Job Summary

The Warehouse Associate I position works to ensure safe, accurate, and efficient movement of goods throughout the distribution center. Tasks completed will occur in one or more areas of the warehouse including; order pulling, packing & shipping, receiving, inventory control, and general warehouse housekeeping


$16.00 / hour plus opportunity to receive production bonuses

Essential Job Functions

    • Utilize an RF (Radio Frequency) Scanner to perform directed picks of inventory to complete customer order fulfillment.

    • Moves completed or partially completed orders and carts to their respective areas for next step processing.

    • Visually inspects and alerts lead/supervisor of potentially problematic inventory conditions.

    • Utilize workstation to scan and verify that items pulled are the correct items to be shipped to the customer.

    • Apply appropriate packaging materials and processes to ensure minimal risk of spoilage or damage while in transit.

    • Systematically and/or visually validate lot/batch numbers, quantities, dosages, strengths, sizes, or other relevant product attributes are correct for each order.

    • Print and apply shipping labels to packages.

    • Move prepared packages to their respective carrier’s designated staging area.

    • Alert a Team lead/supervisor of problematic inventory, carrier, or shipment conditions.

    • Utilize an RF scanner to complete inventory movement or replenishment.

    • Utilize an RF scanner to perform inventory/bin counts.

    • Utilize an RF scanner to investigate misplaced or improper items and bin locations.

    • Utilize an RF scanner to consolidate eligible inventory and locations to ensure efficient utilization of space.

    • Utilize an RF scanner to receive inventory off Purchase Orders or ASNs.

    • Systematically and visually validate that items being processed match the items being ordered from the supplier.

    • Perform inventory putaways of received inventory.

    • Alert a lead/supervisor of potential inventory inaccuracies or safety concerns.

    • Ensure work environment is safe, clean, obstruction free for you and other team members.

    • Clean, wash, scrub, and/or sweeping of warehouse work areas.

    • Sort and organize non-inventory items.

    • Empty warehouse recycling/cardboard bins and garbage cans.

Job Requirements & Qualifications

    • Must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily

    • A minimum of 3 months of similar work experience in a warehouse/distribution environment is preferred

    • Ability to read, write and speak English

    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, employment policies, operating instructions, and procedural manuals.

    • Basic computer skills, ability to operate a Windows-based computer preferred

    • Ability to work well with others and independently

    • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and problem solve

    • Strong attention to detail

Mental & Physical Demands

    • Attention to detail critical to ensure accuracy and completion of objectives

    • Able to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division without a calculator.

    • Regular interaction with people, team-player

    • Fast pace of work

    • Vision: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

    • Repetitive motion: reaching, grasping, pushing, pulling, carrying

    • Regularly lift/move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 70 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 100 pounds

    • Ability to climb ladders/stairs, balance, stand/walk on concrete floor for extended periods

    • Bending, twisting, kneeling, crouching; Ability to work long hours as needs arise

    • Frequent use of hands for computer keyboard

Job duties and requirements for Warehouse Associate I may be subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of education, experience and skills required to perform the essential functions of this job. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Midwest Veterinary Supply reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.:

Equipment Used

Work performed may utilize an RF (Radio Frequency) scanner, PC workstation, computer monitors, keyboard, mouse, barcode scanner, printers, scale, and tape gun

Work Environment

Work will be performed indoors in a temperature controlled climate where moderate heat, cold or humidity may be experienced. Moderate exposure to dust and dirt may also be expected. Work will typically be performed Monday through Friday. Working more than 40 hours per workweek may be required


We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package for Warehouse Associate I including Medical and Dental insurance, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance, a 401k plan, paid holidays, and Paid Time Off (PTO). Our work environment is business casual and we like to have fun with weekly relaxed dress days, monthly breakfasts and birthday celebrations, and regular events like holiday contests, cookouts, and employee appreciation celebrations

About Us

Midwest Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MVS) has provided quality service and merchandise to the veterinary profession since 1961. Our products are distributed from eight branches located in key geographic locations within our trade area. We take great pride in getting our orders out the same day as called in and having the product in the customer's hand the next day. MVS carries products and equipment from most major manufacturers. As we continue to grow, our goal will be, as it has always been, to provide the veterinary profession the very best in service along with quality merchandise at fair and competitive prices

Midwest Veterinary Supply believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and will not violate any law prohibiting discrimination for or against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of any characteristic protected under local, state, or federal statute, ordinance, or regulation. To view applicable employment notices, please click here to visit our Careers page. California residents, click here to view the California Consumer Privacy Act Disclosure.

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