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Job Title: Warehouse Associate

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and hardworking Warehouse Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for performing an array of duties such as receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, managing and organizing inventory, and operating warehouse equipment. The Warehouse Associate will also be responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment.


  • Receive and process incoming stock and materials
  • Pick and fill orders from stock
  • Pack and ship orders
  • Manage and organize inventory
  • Operate warehouse equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous warehouse experience preferred
  • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills

Working Conditions: The Warehouse Associate will work in a warehouse environment with exposure to dust, noise, and varying temperatures. The position may require working weekends and holidays, as well as overtime.

Physical Requirements: The Warehouse Associate must be able to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds, stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time, and operate warehouse equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Warehouse Associate

What is the best way to find and hire a Warehouse Associate near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Warehouse Associate applicants. Employers posting their Warehouse Associate job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Warehouse Associate applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Warehouse Associate are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 14 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Warehouse Associate positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Warehouse Associate role?
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Is it OK to text Warehouse Associate job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Warehouse Associates are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 133% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Warehouse Associate applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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