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Material Handling Technician

Company: Ashley Furniture
Location: Steilacoom
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Build Your Career with Ashley Furniture " The Worlds Largest Furniture Manufacturer""Grow your manufacturing career with a team of industry leaders that are rich with innovation and have a winning attitude. With the combination of advanced manufacturing and warehousing at Ashley, you'll develop a diverse set of skills and learn what it takes to be the #1 Manufacturer of Furniture". -
Join our Team as a Warehouse Team Member today!
-What you will do as a Distribution Center Associate:Lifting: you must be able to lift and carry objects up to 100 pounds and manipulate up to 250 pounds occasionally. (Think of lifting couches throughout the day.)Pushing and pulling: You will frequently transport loads of up to 100 pounds and occasionally manipulate up to 250 pounds.You will manipulate products by hand from a primary location to a cart, pallet, or plate.Move materials within the Distribution Center as needed.Operate Powered Industrial Vehicles in a safe and appropriate manner.You will always make safety for yourself and your co-workers a top priority.Must be comfortable" Working at Heights" while utilizing equipment such as a cherry picker -1st Shift (6:00A.M. - 2:30P.M.) Sunday - Thursday, Monday-Friday, or Tuesday - Saturday2nd Shift (12:00P.M. - 8:30P.M.) Sunday-ThursdayWhat skills you will need:You are able to read, write, -and comprehend the meaning of basic communications.The ability to learn basic -computer and scanning systems.You must be able to remain on -your feet in an upright position and move about on foot for the duration of -your shift. You will also bend, twist, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach -at or above shoulder level.You have basic counting and -math skills.Must be comfortable "working at heights" while utilizing equipment such as a cherry picker.
At Ashley, we're more than a business---we're family. As the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world, we know what it takes to build incredible furniture and future leaders. We're problem solvers with the grit to persevere during challenging times and innovators who won't coast when times are good. We create solutions, not excuses. And never settle for status quo. It's the reason we're always searching for better ways to delivering an exceptional customer experience. That's why Ashley Furniture is #1 in our industry. -Ready to grow? You've come to the right place. Ashley Furniture has a "Growth Mindset", and once you join our team, you'll learn from the best in the business. -Apply today and find your home at Ashley! -Compensation: This position pays an hourly rate of $19.50 - $21.50 plus shift differential increases.Shift Differentials:$1.00/hr for 2nd shift$2.00/hr per weekend day as part of your normal scheduleBase pay will increase by $0.50 at weeks 13, 27, 53 and 79 of employment. -Profit sharing is available to eligible employees; this discretionary program is dependent on the profitability of the company. -Benefits: When you join our family, you are eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits programs which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life/Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k), Paid Holidays, up to 40 hours paid vacation accrual and accrual Washington Paid Sick Leave 1 hour for every 40 hours worked up to 52 hours. Benefits may vary based on position and location, so we encourage you to speak with the recruiting team during the interview process. -Our Core Values - Honesty & Integrity - Passion, Drive, Discipline - Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence - Dirty Fingernail - Growth FocusedTo learn more about Ashley Furniture, our community engagement programs, environmental stewardship, and our core values, please visit our Corporate Social Responsibility information page:Corporate Social Responsibility

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only. Ashley values its diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made on the basis of an individual's skills, qualifications, merit, and business need. -

Keywords: Ashley Furniture, Seattle , Material Handling Technician, Engineering , Steilacoom, Washington

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