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Power Equipment Operators Job

DATE: Aug 22, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 71522 
Location Name: Distribution Center, Columbus 
Department: Distribution Center 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


DSW is looking for DC Power Equipment to join our team!



Why should you join our team?

  • Full –Time Benefits – including medical, dental, vision
  • Receive a 30% employee discount on and in our stores
  • 9 Paid Holidays and 136 hrs of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year
  • Team-oriented environment
  • All OT is voluntary
  • 80% of the leadership team are from internal promotions
  • On-Site workout facilities
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Steps away from DSW’s home office


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures proper carton count when loading/unloading Inbound and or Outbound merchandise
  • Shuttles, retrieves, and delivers full/empty pallets to designated areas according assigned tasks                             
  • Picks and or pulls merchandise from physical DC locations using RF equipment.
  • Insures there are no broken and/or damaged goods                                                                                  
  • Operate in compliance with OSHA and MSDS standards, promote safety and report all safety violations
  • Maintains an accurate and required power equipment log.
  • Will be cross trained in other areas as needed, based on needs of the department, facility and company


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Must pass written and driving tests for power equipment certification and complete up to 8 hours of equipment training
  • Excellent hand and eye coordination and communication skills
  • Frequent bending, lifting, walking, pushing, pulling of freight, standing for long periods of time and sometimes working in a non-climate controlled environment
  • Responsible for maintaining productivity and accuracy standards based of department and role.
  • Comprehends departmental SOP’s/working instructions
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment, lifting up to 60lbs.




Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of warehouse and/or forklift/power equipment experience preferred.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

DSW 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. DSW 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 or associate who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should contact Human Resources to request that accommodation. 


Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Compliance, Forklift, Manufacturing, Legal