Lead Warehouse Associate in Kent, WA at CORT

Date Posted: 12/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/9/2019

Job Description



Overview

The Lead Warehouse Associate coordinates with the Distribution/Operations Manager to manage the loading, unloading, repair, maintenance, warehousing, and inventory control of short-term rental furniture both in the warehouse and at trade show and event sites. Works with the Distribution/Operations Manager to control labor, inventory, supplies, truck, and transportation costs. Manages warehouse and temporary labor personnel in a 24-hour a day business environment to assure efficiency and safety. Works evenings and weekends as necessary. May be required to drive a truck to and from delivery sites.



Responsibilities

  • Manages the control, condition, and security of inventory.
  • Works with Managers to complete day-to-day operations.
  • Inspects physical condition of warehouse and furniture.
  • Responsible for proper staging, loading and unloading of furniture.
  • Ensures that safety standards are adhered to in all areas of the warehouse.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED with 1+ years related industry experience or at least 3 years related industry experience without a degree.
  • Excellent computer & MS Office skills, particularly in Excel 
  • Ability to self-direct and work independently.
  • Management experience with demonstrated ability to develop employees and maintain effectiveness with peers.
  • Excellent communication skills, reasoning skills, and computer proficiency skills.
  • Ability to make minor repairs to furniture and to match colors.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age (if driving is required for the position) and must be at least 21 years of age and must have local state driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Additional Information

About CORT

CORT is a subsidiary of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway. We are the world’s largest provider of furniture rental, trade show and event furnishings and relocation and transition services. We have locations throughout the US and in the UK, and a proprietary global network in over 80 countries around the world. We are dedicated to helping people make a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration.

As part of a national company, CORT Furniture Rental offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, competitive salaries with position-specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 

For more information on CORT Business Services, please visit our website at www.CORT.com.

CORT conducts drug screening, background checks and MVR checks (if applicable) as a condition of employment. CORT also participates in the E-Verify program.

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