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Niagara Bottling LLC Warehouse Associate in Kansas City, Missouri

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.

Consider applying here, if you want to:

  • Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.

  • Develop lasting relationships with great people.

  • Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

Warehouse Associate

The team member in this position checks trucks in and out using WMS and is responsible for the quality and efficiency of the trailer loading/unloading to include the pallet handling process. The team member will operate a forklift or work with the LGV (Laser Guided Vehicle) and handling system. This includes checking outbound trailers prior to loading, monitoring all LGV activity in the warehouse, following SOPs to maintain inventory accuracy, prepping loads for cross country shipments and customer requirements, while maintaining a clean, and safe work environment.

Essential Functions

  • Receives all inbound orders into WMS: spring water, resin, corrugated materials, film, labels, UPS deliveries, Federal Express deliveries, water transfer as needed

  • Rebuilds damaged pallets prior to restock

  • Processes RMA’s

  • Consolidates finished goods storage for maximum storage capabilities

  • Identifies, reports and observes quality issues with finished goods and RMS

  • Validates new SKU’s in WMS to ensure proper LGV storage and handling

  • Corrects LGV alarms

  • Monitors Loads

  • Unloads finished goods and raw material deliveries utilizing a forklift

  • Maintains pallet storage area; offloads pallets from trailers and stage for LGV’s to pick up

  • Corrects product spills

  • Manually pulls pallets from production as needed

  • Supplies production with non-inventory items (glue, bags, labels etc.)

  • Air Bag Loads

  • Clears up blocked locations in WMS

  • May be required to operate a forklift when needed

  • Facilitates the flow of information between logistics, production and sales to ensure timely and accurate service to customer base

  • Tests and monitors resin and spring water

  • Coordinates preload activities including inspecting trailers to ensure all loads are completed on time

  • Checks in trucks and communicates loading instructions to forklift drivers

  • Provides correct loading document/bills of lading and truck seals upon leaving the facility

  • Maintains appropriate records and reports required for daily shipping and inventory control

  • Involvement in continued process improvement and cost reduction

  • Maintains a clean, orderly and safe warehouse

  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job

  • Answers/makes phone calls using proper phone etiquette

  • Communicates with inside and outside contacts to ensure loading of trucks on time and troubleshoot any issues

  • Coordinates with transportation and production/scheduling to ensure all shipments are flowing in and out of warehouse as scheduled

  • Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.


  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • 0 Years – Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment

  • 0 Years – Experience in Position

  • 0 Years – Experience managing people/projects

    *experience may include a combination of work experience and education

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 Years– Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment

  • 2 Years – Experience working in Position

  • 2 Years – Experience managing people/projects

*experience may include a combination of work experience and education


This position embodies the values of Niagara’s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:

  • Lead Like an Owner

  • Makes safety the number one priority

  • Keeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediately

  • Effectively prioritizes tasks based on department goals

  • Shows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directly

  • Prioritizes resolution of customer issues effectively

  • Responds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customers

  • InnovACT

  • Makes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or products

  • Demonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstances

  • Increases performance through greater efficiency

  • Find a Way

  • Seeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other experts

  • Understands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actions

  • Seeks solutions rather than placing blame

  • Empowered to be Great

  • Consistently looks for ways to improve one’s self through growth and development opportunities

  • Communicates clearly and promptly up, down, and across

  • Communicates effectively to manage expectations


  • Minimum Required:

  • High School Diploma

  • Preferred:

  • Associate's Degree


  • Required: N/A

  • Preferred: N/A

Foreign Language

  • Required: None Required

  • Preferred: None Required


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Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963. Niagara is a leading bottled water manufacturer in the U.S., supplying major retailers across the nation. With incredible growth over the past several years, the career possibilities at Niagara are endless!

Niagara’s culture is fast-paced, innovative and intensely collaborative. Our Team Members are passionate, driven and always find a way to get the job done. We work hard and play hard while staying true to our family atmosphere.

From competitive benefits and retirement options to educational reimbursements, ongoing training courses and exciting career advancement opportunities, at Niagara we truly take care of our Team Members.

We hope that you consider joining our Niagara family!

Niagara Bottling LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.