Warehouse Associate

Company Overview

Richelieu is a North American market leader in the distribution, importation, and manufacturing of specialty hardware and complementary products for the kitchen and bath, closet, home office, and commercial environments. Our clients include cabinetmakers, furniture manufacturers, kitchen and bath dealers, contractors, designers, architects, and renovation superstore chains. With over 125,000 product offerings, 70 distribution centers, and a state of the art field force that passionately serves its customers, Richelieu continues to stand in the forefront of a dynamic and ever changing industry.

Our Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Associate to join our team of professionals in our Hanover Park, IL distribution center.

Being a member of the Richelieu team means that you are part of something bigger than just yourself. As a growing and winning international organization that places emphasis on its people and culture, its career development opportunities, and the realization that healthy living is in part achieved by the proper balance of work and home, we are excited to be a company that our employees are passionate about! More can be found out about us at www.Richelieu.com as well as Richelieu YouTube.?

Key Responsibilities

The Warehouse Associate will work with other members of the warehouse team to increase company profitability and customer satisfaction. Duties may include keeping material organized and ready to ship, ensuring correct items and quantities are packaged in the most efficient manner, and selecting warehouse merchandise to replace items sold. He/she will represent the company in a highly professional, safe, and cost-effective manner that complies with all safety and other applicable regulations.

  • Handle inventory as a warehouse helper, shipping and receiving helper, or traffic helper

  • Sort and organize merchandise so that it can be easily located

  • Keep records of items received and damaged merchandise returned

  • Tag and place stock inventory as it is received from vendors

  • Maintain quality control standards by checking items as they come in

  • Check product against orders for accuracy

  • Insure all orders leave the facility in a manner consistent with Richelieu values

  • Select the most efficient and cost effective packaging option

  • Safely operate forklifts and other warehouse equipment as required

  • Maintain a safe driving record free of violations

  • May perform occasional counter duties

  • Maintain proficiency in computerized systems and other technologies as required

  • Follow company policies and procedures

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned?

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Excellent driving record free of violations

  • High School diploma preferred

  • Minimum 1 year related experience in a similar position

  • Must be able to operate a forklift

  • Must be able to be able to lift more than 50 lbs

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and be able to bend and reach overhead

  • Must be able to work under deadline pressure as organizational skills are the key to finding and providing merchandise quickly

  • Excellent warehouse, driving skills, record-keeping, and computer skills

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience

  • Benefits package available

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