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Published 23 days ago

Warehouse Associate

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Start Date:July 22, 2024
Application Deadline:July 5, 2024
Experience Level:Mid-level
Compensation:USD $20 - $21 / hour
Overtime eligible, typically 40 hours per week

Description

InterConnection aims to bridge the digital divide in the Pacific Northwest by providing affordable computers through sustainable e-waste recycling, refurbishment, and reuse. Last year, we collected, refurbished and distributed over 3,000 laptops and desktops and diverted over 700,000 pounds of e-waste from landfills through our recycling partnerships.To Apply: Please submit a resume with a few sentences in your email that detail your interest in the mission of InterConnection to talent@interconnection.org. Applications received by June 28, 2024 will receive priority consideration. Position open until filled. 

Pay: $20-$21/hour, non-exempt (overtime eligible), Full time, Monday - Friday,


Description

The Warehouse Associate is an essential member of the production workflow at InterConnection where we process over half a million pounds of e-waste a year. 

The primary responsibilities of the Warehouse Associate are to safely sort and organize inbound donations of electronics, package and ship laptops and devices, and assist in maintaining our warehouse in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. This team member’s attention to detail, systems maintenance, and communication skills are critical to long-term relationships with donors and customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Donation Intake

  • Manage receiving, counting, and sorting of electronic donations. Donations are delivered via InterConnection’s truck, drop-offs by corporate donors or junk haulers, and via the community drop box stationed at warehouse dock
  • Sort and document donated materials for refurbishment or recycling services
  • Generate and apply asset tags to relevant devices for use during Discovery
  • Utilize Inventory Management Software to capture accurate counts of donated items to share back in donor reports 
  • Monitor and maintain community donation box, including greeting donors and providing excellent customer service to donors dropping off items at the warehouse dock
  • Communicate with the Programs and Partnerships Coordinator on expected donations (timeline and estimated materials and quantity) 
  • Work with Programs and Partnerships Coordinator to gather client requirements for sort process reporting, as well as supporting resolution of questions and concerns about non-standard donations

Warehouse Organization & Maintenance

  • Lift, load, off-load & stage donated devices and materials
  • Perform off-loading activities via utilization of manual pallet jack, electric pallet jacks, and manual off-loading; Electric Pallet Jack or Forklift training is not required
  • Perform warehouse organization and system maintenance;
  • Receive incoming mail and deliveries to the warehouse dock

Outbound Shipment Processing

  • Prepare and load pallets for freight transport
  • Prepare and coordinate recycling pickups for off site recycling programs, including labeling materials, documenting shipments in our inventory management system, and loading truck via forklift
  • Pick, pack and ship outbound shipping of packages to customers

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Attention to detail: ability to accurately count between 400-600 items
  • Focus on task: Ability to remain on-task in an environment with constant interruptions and distractions
  • Flexibility and adaptability: division of labor can change day-to-day on projects
  • Workflow integrity, accuracy and urgency
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Teamwork, as well as the ability to work well independently and take initiative
  • Active learner
  • Communication and feedback skills 
  • Customer service skills
  • Commitment to safety (work boots and other PPE will be provided)
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs or more
  • Current forklift license and experience with a pallet jack desired, but not required (on-site training provided)
  • Familiarity with warehousing practices and methods desired, but not required (on-site training provided)
  • Drivers license with a clean driving record is desired

Additional Requirements

  • All employees must complete a criminal background check and complete I-9 verification upon hire
  • No felony convictions in the last seven years for a crime involving theft, fraud, burglary or larceny due to access to confidential client information.

Compensation: $20 - $21 hourly

This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position, working in a warehouse environment, with a consistent daytime work schedule. 

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage 
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Sick Leave policies
  • 401(k) plan (no match)
  • Employee discount

Work Environment: Warehouse (Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided)

Physical Demands: Can lift/push/pull 55+ lbs

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

Full time, 40 hours per week; with typical office hours (M-F, 9am - 5pm or shifted to accommodate schedules with 10am - 3pm as non-optional working hours). Occasional weekend work to support donation events.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications:

Must be authorized to work in the US.

Other duties: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

InterConnection aims to bridge the digital divide in the Pacific Northwest by providing affordable computers through sustainable e-waste recycling, refurbishment, and reuse. Last year, we collected, refurbished and distributed over 3…

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage 
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Sick Leave policies
  • 401(k) plan (no match)
  • Employee discount
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage 
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Sick Leave policies
  • 401(k) plan (no match)
  • Employee discount

Location

On-site
1121 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103, USA

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Instructions:

 Please submit a resume with a few sentences in your email that detail your interest in the mission of InterConnection to talent@interconnection.org. Applications received by July 3rd, 2024 will receive priority consideration. Position open until filled. 

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