Warehouse Associate (Distribution Technician)

Job ID: J125735
Company: PDL Distribution Services LLC
Location: Zelienople, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jul 19, 2018




Overview:  Responsibilities include accountability for safe and efficient operation of all duties performed related to the position. Safe operation and daily maintenance of equipment assigned including but not limited to: forklifts, order pickers, reach trucks or other material handling equipment. Duties may include receiving, putaway, picking, replenishment, loading and staging to achieve established goals.  May perform order filler and checker duties.  Maintain inventory control and proper stock rotation.  May assist in physical inventories or cycle counting. Completes all records and reports as required through the use of WMS technology or other as designated. Complies with all government regulations for safety and maintains all certifications for MHE as required.


1. Ensures that all shipping and receiving documents and related functions are completed accurately and on time.

2. Prepares bills of lading or receipts for shipments and route.

3. Distributes documentation to proper departments.

4. Assists in loading/unloading trucks and operates material handling equipment as needed.

5. Checks that orders are complete and that proper labels and tickets are applied. Verifies and records receipts and documentation as required.

6. Assists in fulfillment of orders and delivering them to the designated staging area meeting company standards for safety, security and productivity.

7. As directed, locates or relocates items for availability or for safety reasons.

8. Ensures all filled orders are complete and correct. 

9. Tags or marks orders as required. Packs, wraps and weighs orders and records information as required.

10. Maintains safe and clean work area including removal and disposal of waste materials in appropriate manner.

11. Ensures the organizing, scheduling, and completion of daily work assignments, staging space, and dock facilities to maximize efficient material flow.

12. Maintain company procedures and standards for Ecological policies regarding recycling, energy conservation and other green initiatives.

13. Other duties as assigned.


Education, Licenses/Certifications, and Experience (For Experience requirements please see appropriate role/level guide.  If not applicable, list experience requirements below.)


  • Requires a minimum of a high school education or GED


  • 2 - 4 year college education
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a high-volume warehousing environment and with specific knowledge regarding the principles of inventory control via warehouse management systems (WMS), the functionality of specialized warehouse equipment, and familiarity with standard shipping documentation.
  • Knowledge base of distribution and transactional operations with a healthcare background beneficial.
  • Knowledge of current trends in warehouse management, technology and logistics, as well as all applicable operating regulations. 
  • Material Handling Equipment Certification to operate equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  (This section describes additional preferred characteristics)

  • Must have an understanding and/or be willing to learn the principles of process improvement methods.
  • Ability to visually and audibly perform all essential functions.

IV. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  (People Management Responsibility)

Does this role supervise/manage other employees?    



Is Travel Required?

No   x

Physical Demands

  • Eye hand coordination and finger dexterity.
  • Sufficient mobility and strength to move about the facility.

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