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Freight Associate

Company: Scheels Sports
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our goal is to be the best retailer in USA in the eyes of our customers, associates, and business partners.

We would love to have you join the Scheels team!

Overview:

The Freight Associate position will accurately and thoroughly manage the receiving of merchandise shipments and distribution to corresponding Specialty Shops. This position will represent Scheels in a friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable manner to our customers and team members.

What it takes to be a Scheels Expert:

Customer Service

* Genuinely and consistently treat co-workers, customers and business partners like they are the most important person including eye contact, a smile and a genuine "Thank you"

Culture

* Approach daily tasks, projects and follow-up communication with energy and sense of urgency
* Cultivate a deep desire to become a knowledge expert in their role with the ability to apply their knowledge and experience with great impact
* Show respect and appreciation for others and Scheels
* Arrive to work and meetings 10 minutes early

Servant Leadership

* Genuine interest and action in helping others before yourself, regardless of recognition or reward

Teach-ability

* Consistent eagerness to listen, learn, apply knowledge and accept critical feedback
* Ability to adapt to a changing work environment
* Ability to apply concepts of basic math, grammar, punctuation and spelling

Dress Code

* Meets Scheels dress and grooming expectations in support of professional, clean and welcoming environment for customers, co-workers and business partners

Efficiency

* Demonstrate pride and ownership of their work while meeting expected deadlines

The Essentials:

* Unload and unpack shipping trucks
* Examine shipments; reject damaged items, record shortage and overages,
* Distribute items to correct Specialty Shop.
* Handle incoming merchandise with efficiency to assure correct counts
* Assist Support Team by attaching identification and price tags
* Operate pallet jack to move shipments between platforms, storage and work areas
* Demonstrate strong organization, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and problem solving skills
* Ability to navigate a personal computer and handheld inventory computer/scanner. Programs include; Microsoft Office, Google Email/Docs, and AS400
* Be professional in appearance and attitude, contribute to a positive team atmosphere by treating others with respect and consideration while taking pride in being part of a winning team
* Maintain an orderly appearance of personal work space and surrounding areas
* Ability to work assigned schedule which is typically Monday through Friday day time hours

Expert Experience:

Age 18 and older preferred, we will train the right associate!

Pay:

$15.50 per hour

Activity:

Must be able to sit, stand, bend at the waist, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push/pull, lift, talk, and hear with or without reasonable accommodation

Very heavy work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

Scheels cares about the health and safety of our Associates. Associates are expected to follow all safety procedures and perform their job duties in a fashion that minimizes the risk of injury

Schedule:

Must be flexible to work assigned MORNING schedule between, Monday through Friday. *NO WEEKENDS* Average hours per week is 40 hours.

Benefits:

Scheels offers a complete benefits package to include:

* Employee Stock Ownership Program
* Associate Discount
* Health & Dental Insurance
* Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance
* All State Accident Insurance
* Employee Assistance Program
* Paid Time Off
* Holiday Pay
* 401(K)/Roth(K)
* Maternity Leave
* Bereavement

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scheels is an equal employment opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities to individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Scheels will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals when appropriate.

Keywords: Scheels Sports, Saint Louis Park , Freight Associate, Professions , Rochester, Minnesota

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