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Johnstone Supply - Corpor Material Handler - Receiving - $17.00 per hour in Portland, Oregon

Johnstone Supply, Inc., the nation’s largest HVACR distribution Cooperative, has a great opportunity for a Material Handler to join our team. Johnstone has been in business for over 60 years and has grown into an industry leader with 435 store locations and over $2.5 billion in annual sales. We work with some of the largest companies in the world, including Daikin/Goodman, Honeywell, Emerson, Johnson Controls, and Fujitsu, to provide our customers with world class products, technical expertise, and quality service.

Johnstone Supply is classified as an essential business. Our regular starting pay rate for Material Handler positions is $17.00 per hour, however we have increased our pay by $2.00 per hour through December 26, 2020.

At Johnstone Supply, it’s all about Cooperation. Our cooperative spirit is driven by local ownership, supported by a national network, and has fueled our growth. Our Portland facility, approximately 96,000 square feet, is a fast paced operation that provides high level quality service to our Northwest membership base. Visit our website for more information about our growing company.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Receives product into the Portland Distribution Center by unloading trucks using forklift, pallet jack, electric pallet jack, or by hand.

  • Ensures shipments received are in good condition and accurate by: inspecting freight for damage and signing freight bills; verifying quantity ordered versus quantity received; checking all shipments against packing lists; and completing necessary paperwork for reimbursements or discrepancies.

  • Ensures all required product has verified bar code labels and human readable Johnstone stock numbers by scanning products, printing labels, resolving labeling discrepancies, and completing necessary paperwork.

  • Stores checked-in products by stocking picking stock, filling bin boxes, facing cartons, checking for product mixing, and rotating product where needed.

  • Ensures products are readily available to order fillers by: monitoring stock on shelves or bins; replenishing picking stock from reserves; maintaining control of products in reserve stock area; and monitoring "Pull Tickets" and giving priority to Shipping department requests.

  • Maintains current department accuracy and efficiency standards, and follows department standard operating procedures.

  • Maintains a safe work environment by working in a safe manner, following current Distribution safety rules, maintaining equipment, and maintaining a clean work area.

Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

  • Ability to attend to details.

  • Ability to get along with others in the workplace.

  • Ability to complete routine paperwork.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and walk on a concrete floor through a warehouse for the majority of the workday.

  • The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and lift up to 50 pounds.

  • The individual is occasionally required to talk or hear; taste or smell; and lift up to 70 pounds. Special vision requirements are distance vision; peripheral vision, and color vision.

  • Large warehouse with racks and bins, most work is performed using pallet jacks, and RF scanner. Climate can be warm or cool depending on the season, but not extremely hot or cold.

Johnstone Supply is strongly interested in hiring a great candidate that exhibits work behaviors & values that are conducive to building and maintaining a strong and effective company culture. These behaviors include:

  • Customer Focused: Taking the perspective of who we serve into everything we do, anticipating their needs, and responding quickly.

  • Own It: Focus on the goal and show initiative, with a sense of urgency and pride in doing things right the first time.

  • One Team: We win together, with everyone playing their role and leveraging the strengths of the team.

  • Innovate: Embracing and creating positive change to continuously improve and developing competitive, valuable solutions.

  • Engage: Seek out and share information to make sure everyone is fully informed and aware of what they need to know to succeed.

Johnstone offers a complete compensation package for this position, that includes competitive wage, safety shoe allowance, and benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401(k) with company match, and PTO after 90 days. Our commitment to continuous improvement & investment in our people is only matched by our commitment to superior customer experience. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, apply now!