Warehouse Associate

Website Grainger

Primary Function:

The Warehouse Associate assists in the growth of business by performing warehouse duties and customer service functions to support inventory integrity, order processing – picking, packing, staging, and shipping, and general maintenance and housekeeping duties to ensure a safe, clean, and orderly work environment.

The role lives and demonstrates the Grainger Principles: Starting with the Customer, Embrace Curiosity, Act with Intent, Compete with Urgency, Win as One Team, Invest in our Success and Do the Right Thing

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for product inventory of warehouse by ensuring orders are picked, packed, shipped, received and/or put away accurately and in a timely manner following auditable guidelines
  • Learn and navigate various computer systems and applications to complete warehouse duties
  • Assist the branch in processing orders and assisting customers
  • Load and unload delivery vehicles in a safe and correct manner verifying merchandise with documents
  • Maintain knowledge and ensure compliance of Grainger Courses and Training
  • Perform housekeeping duties as needed to ensure branch appearance meets Grainger standards
  • Other branch support related duties or customer service as required by business needs


Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent 0-2 years’ work experience
  • Ability to work in a position requiring:
    • Continuous standing and walking.
    • Ability to lift up to 25lbs unassisted on a regular basis
  • Demonstrated focus on exceptional customer service
  • Team-player and an ability to work independently utilizing strong communication skills
  • Ability to safely learn and operate powered industrial equipment
  • Previous warehousing experience an asset
  • Proficient computer skills and aptitude
  • Own personal development

Work Environment:

  • Branch Network
  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs unassisted on a regular basis
  • Ability to safely learn and operate powered industrial equipment

The position may require you to attend at our customers’ sites. Some customers may have alcohol and drug screening policies for on-site contractors and vendors. You may be required to submit to such customer screening procedures as and when requested as a condition of being permitted on such sites.

Grainger offers a competitive benefits package, which includes both physical and mental wellbeing programs, as well as learning and development opportunities.

Don’t meet every item on our wish list? At Grainger we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every skillset in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Grainger strives to be an employer of choice, to attract and retain top diverse talent, and to provide a safe and positive work environment for all of its team members. As part of Grainger’s hiring process, pre-employment background checks will be required for all external candidates. Internal candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check when they move from a non-driving role to a driving role and/or a director role and above position.

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace. All applicants who we believe to be qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability. Accommodations are available on request for all persons with disabilities taking part in the selection process.

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