Night Picking Associate

Distribution Lebanon, Indiana

SUMMARY:  To cut cartons, replenish to pick face locations, and label and locate pick cartons for customer fulfillment. May fill customer loose book orders in open carton/conveyor environment, using Pick-To-Voice technology, WMT technology and RF units.


  • Productivity—maintain the goals set by Picking Supervisor to achieve 1-day turnaround of all orders;
  • Accuracy/Quality—master PTV picking technology, WMT technology and stay attentive to issues of customer satisfaction;
  • Communication—must report all system problems, damages and errors found to Coordinator, Lead or Supervisor;
  • Teamwork/Flexibility—may work in groups with the Coordinator to shift into unfinished tasks throughout the warehouse; Special projects as assigned.
  • Reliability—must be dependable in working established shift schedules.

 ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Replenishment of Product to Flow Bay and shelf locations: This involves loading into specified locations using an RF unit. Some location can be located at the height of 6 ft and weighting up to 50 lbs.

Replenishment Cutting Area:  This involves loading and sorting cartons from a conveyor system onto pallets for drop zone delivery. Cartons can weigh up to 50 lbs. and may have to be carried a distance of 75 ft.

Carousel Replenishment:  This involves loading loose pieces of product into locations using the assistance of portable stairs or ladder to the height of 4 ft.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Ability to work both independently and with groups in a productive and consistent manner.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a repetitive motion for extended hours.
  • Ability to understand WMS and WMT technologies and follow instructions.
  • Experience with Pick-To-Voice technology helpful.
  • Ability to lift and carry cartons weighing up to 50 pounds; up to 8 hours a day.
  • Climb stairs or ladder to a height of 4 ft. repeatedly for extended hours
  • Ability to stand on concrete for 8 hours/day.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  At least a high school diploma or equivalent. Grade school reading level.

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