Core & Main
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • Grimes, IA 50111
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Warehouse Associate opening in the Des Moines area

Warehouse Associate

About Core & Main

Based in St. Louis, Core & Main is a leading distributor of water, sewer, storm drain and fire protection products in the United States. Operating approximately 300 branches nationwide, the company combines local expertise with a national supply chain to provide contractors and municipalities innovative solutions for new construction and aging infrastructure. Core & Main’s 3,500 plus associates are committed to the safe distribution of water and fire protection to help communities thrive. Visit www.coreandmain.com to learn more.

Job Summary

Responsible for specialized warehouse tasks in receiving, inventory, customer service, and/or order processing.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Receives, counts and records shipment data into the system. Matches packing list information to actual packed merchandise. Prepares packages/merchandise for storage.
  • Record receiving data using computer.
  • Pack, unpack, and mark stock items, using identification tag, stamp, or electronic marking tool or other labeling equipment
  • Identify incorrect/short shipped items and immediately notify supervisor.
  • Deliver products, supplies, and equipment to designated area. May operate forklift or other machinery in order to complete tasks.
  • Verify computations against physical count of stock. Examine and inspect stock items for wear and defects.
  • Maintains condition of work area (i.e. free of trash, product in correct location, etc.). Follows company safety policies and procedures and encourages other associates to do the same.
  • May perform order layout and make changes to carriers or picking method. Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Environment

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs in a physical environment. Ability to stand for periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes. Ability to make repetitive movements including, but not limited to, using a 10-key or calculator, bending or squatting.
  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age or older
  • Must pass pre-employment assessment(s) if applicable

Education and Experience

  • HS Diploma or GED,strongly preferred.  Specialized skills training/certification may be required. Generally 2 - 5 years of experience in area of responsibility.