Weekend Shift: Material Handler, Small Orders

Avon Products, Inc. Zanesville, OH
New Avon, LLC ("Avon") is a leading social selling company in the US, Puerto Rico and Canada. For over 130 years, Avon has been empowering entrepreneurial-minded women to grow a business on their own terms. With a product portfolio that includes award-winning beauty, fashion, and health and wellness products, our brand name opens doors. After all, everyone knows Avon.

We inspire the financial independence, health and wellbeing of women – and this includes our long standing commitment to the fights against breast cancer and domestic violence.

We are the team that is rapidly reinventing one of America's iconic brands and building a modern experience for our Representatives and consumers. Our team members are rewarded through meaningful work, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits plan.

Together, we imagine, we create, we grow, we win. Together, we are Avon. Will you join us?

POSITION SUMMARY:

This role covers the weekend shift. Saturday, Sunday, Monday. 3:00am - 3:00pm.

Ensures a sufficient supply of merchandise to assembly pick faces. Ensures uninterrupted order processing. Loads outbound trucks.

KEY OBJECTIVES:

* Maintains a continuous rate of process through all systems involving the processing of Representative orders.

* Maintains productivity consistent with established labor standards.

* Ensures that operational schedule is adhered to and that productivity standards are met.

* Reports any operational challenges to appropriate supervisor and makes recommendations for improvements.

* Assists in the training of new Associates.

* Must comply with use of job-related personal protective equipment.

* Ensures adequate supplies for equipment operation are maintained.

* Follows safety policies and maintains good housekeeping in work area.

* Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledgeable and able to perform all responsibilities of Operations Associate 1. Performs when necessary.

Bin Filling

* Transports packers of merchandise from reserve load locations and conveyor to Assembly bins as required, clearing conveyors daily.

* Utilizes RF scanning equipment to perform transactions. Follows WMS directed tasks / commands.

* Performs physical line changeover prior to the start of each Campaign.

* Ensures changeovers occur accurately on all workstations.

* Consolidates merchandise resulting from line changeover.

* Performs rebalance moves during Campaign as directed.

* Accurately transacts the handling and movement of physical inventory.

* Inspects merchandise for damage or excess.

* Verifies merchandise description with physical merchandise location assignment.

* Splits / redistributes low inventory items between modules on the assembly lines.

* Maintains awareness of microbiological release dates.

Dock Loader

* Loads outbound trucks.

* Adheres to appropriate loading techniques. Maximizes cube of outbound trailer.

* Focus on accuracy. Ensures package code /trailer destination parity.

* Inspects all trailers at loading dock to assure they are in good condition.

* Stacks full cases onto LPS auto labeling system. Operates full case labeling system.

* Identifies quality issues and takes appropriate action (i.e. label integrity.

* Ensures all equipment is running properly. Responds to sortation alarms. Corrects jams conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills, Education, Experience

* High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.

* Working knowledge of truck codes, mail plans, and shipping schedules.

* Able to learn to operate dock equipment.

* Working knowledge of the Materials Handling system, including the WMS/WCS system.

* Reads station diagrams and associated finished stock codes/SKUs with actual merchandise.

* Transacts merchandise via RF scanning equipment.

* Use of basic arithmetic and reading shipping labels.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills.

* Handles pressure and demonstrate flexibility.

* Good interpersonal skills. Maintains positive attitude.

* Takes initiative. Prioritizes handling of situations.

Responsibility

* Maintain maximum rate of process throughout the order processing system with limited supervision.

* Responsible for ensuring Assembly stations have correct merchandise to ensure uninterrupted order processing.

* Responsible for checking all merchandise for accuracy and good physical condition. Reports damage / quality issues to supervisor.

* Loads trucks in an accurate manner.

* Exercises professionalism

* Maintains the confidentiality of Company information.

Reasoning, Problem Solving Ability, Quantitative Skills

* Applies common sense understanding to carry out complex instructions in written, oral, or diagram form.

* Able to deal with more complex problems involving abstract thinking.

* Requires little direction when solving simple problems.

* Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Language Skills

* Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals without supervisor explanation.

Physical Demands – 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

* Constant standing and walking.

* Frequent pushing, pulling and reaching above shoulders.

* Frequent bending and lifting up to 35 pounds.

* Occasional lifting up to 70 pounds.

* Frequent bending, stooping, pushing and pulling.

* Must be able to sit, listen, talk, and write.

* Operates RF scanning equipment.

Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

* Warehouse environment, which includes working in cool and hot climate.

* Exposure to noise, dust, machinery and moving equipment.

Additional Requirements

* Works overtime as needed.

* Work flexible work hours depending on business need.

* Minimum Wonderlic score of 1 in Math and 1 in Verbal.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.