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DC Power Equipment Operator (Camuto Group)

DATE:  Dec 3, 2019
CITY:  Westampton

Req #: 90635 
Location Name: New Jersey Distribution Center 
Department: Distribution Center 

 

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. The company operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. The Camuto Group owns licensing rights for the Jessica Simpson® footwear business, and footwear and handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and Max Studio®. In partnership with a joint venture with Authentic Brands Group, Designer Brands also owns a stake in Vince Camuto®, Louise et Cie®, Sole Society®, CC Corso Como®, Enzo Angiolini® and others. More information can be found at www.designerbrands.com.

 

General Summary: A DC Power Equipment Operator is responsible for the efficient transportation, delivery, and retrieval of merchandise to various locations throughout the distribution center. Duties performed by the DC Power Equipment Operator are done so with the assistance of technology through HighJump, the NJDC warehouse management system (WMS), to ensure inventory accuracy.

 

Department: Various

 

Reports to: Area Manager

 

Direct Reports: 0

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loads and unloads merchandise from trailers and departments insuring proper carton count.
  • Shuttles, retrieves, and delivers pallets to designated areas as directed by HighJump (WMS)
  • Transport empty pallets to designated areas                                                                              
  • Scans and moves merchandise into and out of floor and rack locations via the RF/truck-mount Scanner
  • Reports occurrences of merchandise/pallet overhang or damaged product to the appropriate DC associate         
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including using shrink wrap or strapping tape to secure product
  • Communicates problems/concerns to the appropriate DC Lead, Supervisor, and/or Area Manager.
  • Performs an accurate pre-trip equipment inspection through InfoLink
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to support workload requirements
  • Responsible for the proper handling and safe use of all Company owned property, tools, and equipment, including PPE, power equipment, voice equipment, etc.
  • Conducts duties in compliance with OSHA safety standards, MSDS, Camuto Group Motorized Equipment Policy, and location specific policies, paying special attention to pedestrian/equipment traffic.
  • Other duties as instructed by leadership, including various duties performed within DC Material Handler, DC Processor, and/or DC Power Equipment Operator roles, which the associate is trained and skilled to perform
  • Crosstrain to assist within other departments based on the needs of the department, facility, and Company
     

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Complete up to (8) hours of supervised training on power equipment.
  • Must successfully pass written and hands-on driving tests to obtain in-house power equipment certification with a certified trainer.
  • Excellent hand and eye coordination skills.
  • Must be capable of operating steering, hand, and foot controls simultaneously.
  • Ability to read and recognize applicable numbers and directives, including safety rules, operating instructions, racking locations, and procedural documents
  • Ability to perform duties independently, and as part of a team, with minimal supervision or guidance

 

Experience:

  • (2) or more years of warehouse, distribution, logistics, or fulfillment experience helpful, but not required
  • Prior experience working within an automated conveyor-based operation is preferred
  • Previous operation of a Crown stock picker, electric pallet jack, and/or turret truck preferred, but not required

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and skilled with using a RF scanner
  • Prior knowledge of warehouse management system (WMS) functions
     

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Designer Brands believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities.  We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws.  Designer Brands also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Director, or by contacting Human Resources at HR-DSW@dswinc.comDesigner Brands will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on Designer Brands. For any inquiries related to the hiring process, please reach out to DSWTalentAcquisition@dswinc.com. © 2019 Designer Brands Inc. All rights reserved.


 

Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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