Vista Outdoor Warehouse Specialist B (Tues-Fri) in Rantoul, Illinois

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Essential Functions

Order Picker

  • Picks sporting good items in (1) Manual Mode, (2) Semi-manual Mode, (3) Fully Automatic Mode for filling customer orders

  • Pick or pull product utilizing work order instructions for assigned work zone/area to ensure the completeness and correctness of all orders filled

  • Examine product to ensure that picking specifications are met

  • Deliver picked product as specified on WCS (Warehouse Control System) instructions

Hand Packagers

  • Manually pack, package, or wrap a variety of materials

  • Receives packing order and determines that correct packing materials are available at packing station.

  • They may inspect items for defects, label cartons, stamp information on products

  • Keep records of items packed

  • Places identification labels on full skid loads

  • Stack packages on loading docks

Forklift Operator

  • Maintain excellent safety record

  • Performs daily operations and safety check of equipment

  • Offload & load trailers safely

  • Operate lift trucks and other material moving equipment to pull, lift, palletize, transport, and transfer merchandise to and from warehouse slots, pallets, conveyors, and staging areas

  • Utilize SAP and RF systems to make appropriate & accurate BIN stock movements within the warehouse system

  • At day’s end, returns equipment to correct charging station, and prepares equipment for daily charge

General

  • Performs general warehouse material handling duties as assigned

  • Interaction with SAP/WCS via a hand held RF (Radio Frequency device) or PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) equipment

  • Uses simple hand tools such as retractable utility knife, to perform job duties

  • Completes all required paperwork

  • Assist in inventory and cycle counts.

  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned, cross-trained for multiple positions in the Distribution Center.

Safety

  • Observes all safety rules and regulations; exercises care and good judgement at all times to prevent accidents and injuries

  • Report all incidents/accidents/injuries immediately to Human Resources Safety Specialist

Housekeeping

  • Follow 5S rules for workstation and other common areas in the facility

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment with mindful thoughts and actions in housekeeping habits (i.e. picking-up paper, debris, etc in work area, aisles, and common employee areas as you move through the facility); Properly collect and disposes of waste following established guidelines

Flexibility

  • Must be flexible with work schedule and task changes

  • Be prepared to work overtime daily and Saturdays as needed Company and Corporate Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, rules and VISTA Code of Conduct Education and Training

  • One to three (1-3) years of warehouse experience preferred

  • Forklift certified preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • While performing the duties of this job, Associates are required to:

  • Regularly stand, sit, walk, climb stairs and work at heights from floor to 30 feet high

  • Frequently lift and shift boxes weighing up to 50 lbs with a maximum of 65 lbs throughout a full shift of work

  • Perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, hands and legs. Moving of whole body to lift, reach, grasp, balance and stoop when handling warehouse materials for an extended period of time and or an entire work shift

  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

  • Ability to:

  • Speak clearly and actively listen

  • Read, comprehend, and carryout all work instructions

  • Write simple correspondence

  • Ability to count

  • Careful attention to detail

  • Work effectively in a team environment

  • Work autonomously and maintain productivity and quality standards

  • Be reliable and have good work attendance history

  • Possess a positive attitude with a work ethic of the highest degree

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@vistaoutdoor.com . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.