Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Pick Associate I - Picker Operator in Waterloo, Iowa

Job Description:

Ferguson Enterprises, Inc, a leader in the plumbing wholesale industry, is seeking experienced Warehouse Associates/Order Picker Operators/Reach Truck Operators to join our Waterloo Distribution Center Team. Fulltime Order Pickers are needed on our 2nd Shift (3:00pm -11:30pm) or 3rd Shift (11:00pm - 7:30am). Successful candidates will display a strong work ethic and willingness to work overtime, possess material handling equipment experience and a drive to excel in a fast-paced environment. Operators are responsible for accurately and safely completing picking and storage tasks via operation of powered industrial equipment including stand-up high lift, reach trucks or dock stockers. Post-offer criminal background check & drug screen are required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Accurately pick product quantities or store product in assigned locations.

  • Assemble containers and maintain supplies in an organized manner.

  • Effectively communicate with associates and display teamwork in completing task assignments.

  • Maintain inventory integrity and product safety at all times.

  • Execute tasks utilizing hand-held RF units / scanners.

  • Follow all established standard operating procedures for given task areas.

  • Accurately sort, label, and store picked product safely in containers or on pallet.

  • Participate in associate meetings and communicate any concerns to management.

  • Perform all job duties in accordance with OSHA standards and adhere to all policies, rules, regulations and procedures set by the FEI organization.

  • Ability to work overtime hours in addition to regular shift times

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions.

  • Requires exposure to high places.

  • Requires giving and/or receiving verbal communication.

  • Requires giving and/or receiving written communication.

  • Requires walking, bending, and/or squatting.

  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  • Requires getting into positions such as kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling.

  • Constantly requires carrying objects that are up to 50 lbs by hand.

  • Constantly requires carrying objects that are 50 lbs or more using equipment.​

  • Occasionally requires carrying objects that are 50 lbs or more by hand.

BENEFITS

  • Full time 2nd/3rd Shift schedules available, with overtime required as scheduled

  • New pay rate: $16.00 per hour, advancing to $17.00 at 60 days and $17.50 at 6 months

  • Quarterly Incentive Bonuses

  • Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA/HSA, Disability and Life insurance after 30 days

  • Wellness Incentives

  • 401K with Company Match, Vacation, Paid Holidays, Sick Time, Personal Time

  • Employee Purchase Program

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Optional Critical Illness and Accident Insurance (AFLAC)

The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 65 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to a $15 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 24,000 associates nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class service, and our customers know that “Nobody expects more from us than we do” is more than just a tagline to Ferguson associates. It’s a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through exceptional customer service, product selection and industry knowledge.