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Sample warehouse associate job description

[Company X] is a young and hungry bicycle company that intends to make its mark in the industry. We’re currently expanding our facilities and workforce to achieve greater success, and our new distribution center needs a warehouse associate who can play a key role in ensuring customer satisfaction. The ideal candidate is someone who wants to learn and thrive while contributing to a start-up that values innovation.

Objectives of this role

  • Assist with management of warehouse inventory, shipping, and receiving
  • Contribute to a dynamic team by filling shipment orders in a timely and effective manner
  • Adhere to company values of quality, innovation, and comfort


  • Use RF scanning technology to document carton-level information, including condition, quantity, and location in warehouse
  • Monitor systems to ensure that all orders are received
  • Check inventory regularly
  • Move inventory for delivery according to truck and stop number
  • Unload products from freight truck and organize them within the warehouse

Required skills and qualifications

  • Age 18 or older
  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills
  • Ability to work strategically as part of a team
  • Ability to lift 50 or more pounds without assistance
  • Ability to stand comfortably for six or more hours at a time

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Passion for bicycles and cycling
  • Familiarity with computers and RF scanning technology
  • Knowledge of logistics, transportation, and customer service
  • Experience in operating a forklift