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Distribution Center Associate - Day Shift Job in Macedonia, Ohio US

Distribution Center Associate - Day Shift

W.W. Grainger, Inc. - Macedonia, OH

Posted: 1/19/2021 - Expires: 4/19/2021

Job ID: 223642105


Job Description

Hourly Rate

$17.00/hour, plus $1.00 differential for select positions


Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance on your first day - Day 1!
Generous Profit Sharing and 401(k) Retirement Plan!
Parental Leave; Paid Time off; Employee discounts, holiday and overtime pay; Employee recognition events and many more!

Schedules Available

9:00 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. Start Time,

Monday though Friday  (Weekends Rarely)

Work -Till-Finish Schedule, overtime to meet business needs

About the Cleveland Distribution Center

Located in Macedonia, Ohio
385k square footage facility
Provides the Midwest and strategic internal customers within continental US with what they need to keep their operations running and their people safe
25  years of continued growth with additional opportunities in market
Team with a winning attitude focused on our customers and always getting better

Company Overview

Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.

Position Description

Primary Function:

Performs tasks associated with the receipt, storage, and shipment of product while meeting productivity, quality, safety, behavioral and attendance expectations. Effectively and efficiently uses established procedures, tools, equipment, and technologies to complete transactions related to inbound and outbound processes with a distribution center

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Safely perform assigned warehouse functions utilizing established processes, procedures and tools while meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality, safety and attendance.
Functions may include, but are not limited to unloading, put-away, sorting, labeling, picking, packing, replenishing, auditing, shipping, making boxes, etc.
Complies with Grainger policies, guidelines and procedures as well as state and federal regulations, OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements in the storage, handling and movement of product.
Performs necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.
Actively participates in process improvements by utilizing Grainger’s quality system.

Essential Functions and Requirements:

Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment.
Able to meet productivity, quality, safety, and attendance requirements, including overtime as required.
Able to do continuous lifting up to 75 pounds and be able to operate warehouse vehicles and material handling equipment.
Operate PIE as required.  PIE equipment could include Crown, Pacer, Reach Truck, Order Picker, Barrett and Turret Truck.
Must be able to work at various elevated stations throughout the DC.
Able to operate computerized scanning equipment.
Able to work in a team environment.

Position Requirements:

Preferred Education & Experience:

Must have a minimum of 6-12 months warehouse or related experience.
High school diploma or equivalent.

Work Environment:

This position reports directly to a Distribution Center Supervisor and/or Process Manager, and has regular interaction with other associates.


The efficiency and effectiveness of this position directly impacts customer satisfaction and profitability. Position must operate in compliance with OSHA and Hazardous Materials guidelines.

EEOC Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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