Jarden Corporation 2nd shift Warehouse Worker South Hadley - Yankee Candle in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

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Job Summary : 2nd shift Warehouse Worker in South Hadley MA

Performs various duties within the standard operating procedures to ensure accurate Stockhandling, Restocking, Shipping, Receiving and Return processes to meet the department’s mission of providing excellent and on time customer service. May be required to maintain engineered standards based on departmental assignment. Operates various electric and motorized material handling equipment in a safe, accurate and efficient manner. Loads and unloads trailers, restocking picking areas and follows procedures to properly document the movement of product. Takes inventory and documents and invoices orders and product movement to assure inventory Accuracy. Uses of RF scanning equipment to identify and move material and goods accurately both System and manually directed. Retrieves and stocks materials and product to support other operations in the building. Reports any inaccuracies or unusual events surrounding transactions of product. Counts, compares, checks and inspects quantities of materials and product, performs various duties in support of the Order Fulfillment and distribution of company goods in the YCM warehouse and local offsite warehouses. Operates the electronic parcel machine, applies charges accordingly and operates the wrapper when directed. Prepares parcel and freight shipments for pick-up. Rotates through pack area receiving direction from merge operator. Works safely in order to help preserve the safety and health of coworkers, guests and visitors as well as their own. Follows all Company safety/accident policies and procedures and adheres to all applicable safety laws and regulations. Notifies management promptly of any safety hazards/violations or accidents/injuries. Participates in safety training. Properly uses and maintains Personal Protective Equipment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work experience required.

  • Prior warehousing experience strongly preferred.

  • Ability to drive powered equipment and to become certified on powered Industrial equipment.

  • Ability to use of a 2-way radio.

  • Experience using RF scanning equipment a definite plus.

  • Previous experience operating material handling equipment preferred.

  • Ability to read and write in the English language is required.

  • Familiarity with computers as well as previous Warehouse Management Systems (i.e. Pkms and Oracle) experience preferred.

  • Safety Awareness and thorough knowledge of lifting procedures. Ability to exert physical effort to lift weights up to 60lbs on a frequent basis. (A post-offer physical assessment will be conducted due to the high level of physical demand required for this position)

  • Typical warehouse environment. Refer to the specific Work Environmental Checklist for this position. Must be able to pass a lifting assessment.

  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail including speed and accuracy in counting and checking is a must.

  • Demonstrated arithmetic skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with coworkers in a positive, productive and cooperative manner encouraging teamwork required.

  • Good communication skills a must.

  • Flexibility to work at YCM, YCP and all logistics facilities

Flexibility in work schedule is also required for possible overtime, work on holidays, weekends and extended hours with minimal notice and as required by operational need.


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Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


COMPANY: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc

Requisition Id: 111040

Location: MA - South Deerfield