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DC Material Handler

DATE:  Feb 23, 2023
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  139897
LOCATION NAME:  Distribution Center, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Distribution Center

General Summary: Material Handler is responsible for manually moving and handling freight/merchandise within the Distribution Center. No direct Reports


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lift and stack cartons onto pallets and conveyors
  • Build pallets by matching carton label IDs to pallet label/IDs and/or make cartons    
  • Effectively operate hand held scanner
  • Affix labels to cartons or pallets
  • Separate freight by vendor name, purchase order, SKU or store number
  • Push or pull freight using manually operated equipment
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
  • Conduct operations in compliance with OSHA and MSDS standards
  • Communicates problems/concerns to the Lead and/or Area Manager
  • Promote safety at all times and report safety violations to Area Manager
  • Utilize manually operated equipment, i.e., pallet jack or hand truck to load cartons or other items
  • Will be moved to other departments, as needed based on needs of the department, facility and company along with other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience in Distribution Center helpful but not required
  • Lift cartons weighing up to 60 pounds
  • Push or pull pallets stacked with cartons
  • Frequent bending, lifting, walking, pushing, pulling of freight, standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to read and recognize applicable numbers and directives
  • Comprehends written and verbal instructions


Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent


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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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