DOLLAR GENERAL

  • GENERAL WAREHOUSE in SOUTH BOSTON , VA DISTRIBUTION CENTER

    Requisition ID
    2018-163059
    Street
    3207 PHILPOTT RD
    City
    SOUTH BOSTON
    State
    VA
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

     

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Responsible for the expedient and accurate handling of merchandise into and/or out of the warehouse facility. General warehouse duties occur within the assigned area of warehouse operations, but position supports all areas of the warehouse as needed.

     

     

    DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Moves incoming or outgoing merchandise throughout the distribution center by hand, hand truck, or forklift equipment.
    • Checks, verifies and audits merchandise to ensure that ordered merchandise has been received and that merchandise is as ordered and not damaged or defective; enters data into remote data terminal.
    • Identifies, separates, labels, and palletizes merchandise onto flats.
    • Replenishes pick areas as identified by replenishment reports and various requests for merchandise.
    • Fills merchandise orders from stores by selecting and moving merchandise from pick slot to conveyor.
    • Loads outgoing merchandise from conveyor and/or four-wheel truck into trailer.
    • Reports damages and/or vendor compliance issues to supervisor.
    • Partners with supervisor to resolve problems or discrepancies.
    • Meets safety, productivity and quality standards.
    • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

    • Communication skills sufficient to communicate with co-workers; to understand and provide directions; to respond to management inquiries; and to make entries on reports and records
    • Basic knowledge of simple math concepts
    • Ability to use a Radio Frequency Unit
    • Ability to learn basic knowledge of use and operations of motorized merchandise movement equipment
    • Ability to maintain annual certification requirements

    EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Experience working in an automated distribution center preferred
    • Experience with warehouse management systems applications preferred

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Continuous lifting of merchandise up to 65 pounds on a regular basis, and occasional team lifting of merchandise up to 85lbs
    • Continuous walking, including long distances and up and down stairs
    • May work at heights up to 30 feet above ground
    • Standing, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, reaching, and pushing and pulling using hands and/or arms on a repetitive basis above and below the shoulder level
    • May work continuously up to 12 hours
    • Exposure to extreme heat and cold conditions as well as dust and noise

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