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Warehouse Associate in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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Job Description

Vaco Indianapolis has partnered with a company located in Indianapolis to fill a Warehouse Associate position.

This position is a full time / direct hire role.

The warehouse associate is responsible for shipping, receiving and stocking of products. Maximize space and efficiency for storing, shipping, and handling of customer products.


Listed in order of importance

Essential Responsibility or Area of Accountability

% of time

Tasks or Activities (TOA)

Shipping, Receiving, Stocking


  • Stage, load, unload and stock material
  • Verify accuracy of shipments
  • Maximize warehouse space and efficiency

Production Orders


  • Build or assemble production orders as needed
  • Learn and perform quality system requirements

Customer Pick Up Counter


  • Provide assistance and expertise to walk-in customers

Building Maintenance


  • Clean and maintain warehouse area

Other Duties


  • Perform all other duties as assigned

*Percentage of time is approximate


Performance will be measured on the following:

  • Inventory accuracy must be a minimum of 97%
  • Shipping accuracy must be a minimum of 99.8%
  • Successful SQS audit reporting results with zero non-conformance
  • Achieve individual performance and personal development objectives


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.

  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • At least one year of warehouse experience, shipping and receiving, required
  • Forklift certification preferred


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Proficiency with computers and competency in the use of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Outlook)
  • Ability to operate cranes and carousels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and active listening skills
  • Critical thinking and inductive reasoning
  • Familiar with machinery and mechanical equipment
  • Customer Service skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities and tasks in a deadline oriented environment
  • Basic to intermediate mathematical skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages)
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


The requirements listed below are representative of the style, approach, energy level, etc. of this position that are required to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.

  • Customer Focus - Sensitive to internal and external customer needs; anticipates needs and responds promptly; actively listens and communicates to clarify others' needs and service expectations; maintains accountability and ownership for customer service; consistently strives to improve service and products.
  • Quality - Reliably performs job responsibilities in a competent manner; takes pride in work and coworkers; performs work with a good attitude; takes personal accountability for actions and results; strives to correct mistakes without blaming others; consistently delivers results that exceed customer expectations.
  • Honesty and Integrity - Demonstrates the positive values of the company; is consistent with what he or she says and does; follows up and meets commitments; focuses on what he or she can give, shows respect to others; represents oneself in a professional and positive manner.
  • Respect - Demonstrates professionalism in appearance and actions; handles difficult or stressful situations in a calm and respectful manner; understands the impact of personal actions on others; shows consideration of others' feelings, values and cultural contexts.
  • Continuous Improvement - Intelligently questions current ways of doing things while respecting the traditions and history of the organization; makes serious effort and takes responsible risk to improve processes; openly supports change and communicates change openly and effectively.
  • Innovation - Resourceful and creative in meeting new problems and situations; modifies approach when faced with new challenges; seeks ways to improve the way work is accomplished; adapts well to new ways of working.


The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Using sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, clear speech, and dexterity
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying up to 70 pounds
  • Ability to sit, stand and move around in an office or warehouse environment
  • Exposure to moving objects and use of machinery/equipment
  • Valid driver's license-ability to drive and make deliveries
  • Ability to work onsite on a daily basis