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Newell Brands Distribution Operator in Winchester, Virginia

Distribution Operator

Job Summary

Work as part of a team having responsibility for moving freight, stock, or other materials. Distribution Operators support the productivity of distribution operations by performing all tasks conducted by their team in the shipping and receiving process and rotating through different tasks during their shift as needed. This position is expected to work in 12-hour shifts.

General Duties

  • Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, or containers by hand or using forklifts or other industrial vehicles

  • Read and attach identifying tags to containers, material, or product packaging, or mark them with identifying information

  • Communicate with Distribution Administration to ensure timely and complete delivery of product, materials, and equipment

  • Inspect all incoming trailers and containers and document any damage to trailers or containers, or product, material, or equipment being transported

  • Use computer inventory system to track and keep accurate inventory records

  • Maintain a safe and accident free environment by adhering to safety standards and identifying safety issues and reporting them to his/her supervisor or the safety manager

Shovel, sweep, wipe down, or otherwise clean work areas, equipment, tools, and machinery

Working Conditions

Requires considerable use of arms and legs, twisting of body, standing for long periods of time, and regularly lifting up to 50lbs. This position requires working in an environment with extreme temperatures and loud noises, and exposure to odors associated with melting plastics. Often requires operation of hoists, cranes, forklifts, or other industrial vehicles.

  • High school diploma or GED preferred, experience will be considered in lieu of education

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

  • Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively with co-workers and leadership

  • Forklift experience required

  • Logistics, warehouse, or other distribution experience preferred

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.