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CITY:  Westampton

Req #: 95168 
Location Name: New Jersey Distribution Center 
Department: Distribution Center




In 2018, Designer Brands acquired Camuto Group, the legendary product design and brand development organization best known for the successful Vince Camuto® brand and the footwear licenses of Jessica Simpson® and Lucky Brand®. 


Founded by Vince Camuto in 2001, Camuto Group is a global business that designs, develops and distributes fashion footwear and accessories. Our extensive global capabilities include design and product development, sourcing, and distribution and logistics.  Above all, we are brand builders with expertise in licensing, marketing and public relations.


At Camuto Group we strive to do business with our founder's passion, integrity, and loyalty. Like him, we commit ourselves to delivering the highest quality products, most consistent branding, and unsurpassed value.



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, primarily by means of stock/order picker, turret, electric palletjack, or reach truck, on the 2nd Shift (3:30pm - 12:00am). 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.



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)
  • Scans and moves merchandise into and out of floor and rack locations via the truck-mount or RF Scanner
  • Transport empty pallets to designated areas
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Cross-train to perform one or more functions within multiple departments to assist within other areas based on the needs of the department, facility, and Company
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to support workload requirements



Required Skills and Competencies:

Required Skills:

  • 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.
  • Successfully perform processes associated with the core duties and responsibilites of the position
  • 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 strongly preferred
    • Prior experience working within an automated conveyor-based operation strongly preferred
    • Previous operation of a Crown stock picker, electric pallet jack, and/or turret truck strongly preferred
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Knowledge and skilled with using a RF scanner
    • Prior knowledge of warehouse management system (WMS) functions




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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