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Power Equipment Operators- Weekends Only

CITY:  Columbus

Req #: 84726 
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!





Why should you join our team?

  • Receive a 30% employee discount on and in our stores
  • Team-oriented environment
  • 80% of the leadership team are from internal promotions
  • On-Site workout facilities
  • 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 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 Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


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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