About the Job
OMJ Job Number/Reference Code: 3563949
Desired Skills/Duties: Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT) is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet and lawn and garden supplies markets. Central Pet Distribution, a division of Central Garden & Pet Company, is searching for a Warehouse Associate at our Fairfield, OH site. Please see our website at www.central.com for additional information. The position is responsible for daily customer order fulfillment activities within an assigned area(s) of a distribution facility. This position is responsible for demonstrating safety and operational expertise within a quality and productivity driven environment. This position will be required to proficiently perform at least one or more distribution-related activities (e.g. order filling, shipping, receiving) on a regular basis. MEASURES OF SUCCESS Perform one or more distribution-related functions that allow, as the business requires, assignment across various functions such as checking, picking, packing, replenishment, bin/bulk order fill, bin/bulk stocking, shipping, receiving/returns, sorting, or loading (as applicable to operation). Contribute to a safe work environment through continuous focus on housekeeping and safety. Demonstrate a commitment to our company's core values. Interact with supervisors, leads, and/or work groups with information exchanges related to immediate tasks. Work in a fast-paced, metric-driven environment. IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES Basic ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, using the English language. Basic math skills (counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication). Ability to push, pull, grasp, and fine manipulation of equipment using hands is ongoing throughout the work hours. Exhibited good job performance and behavior as measured through indicators such as teamwork, attendance, quality and productivity, etc.Must have dependable transportation. Candidates must pass a drug screen and background check. Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. WORKING CONDITIONS Ability to work a flexible schedule is a plus (start shift early and/or stay until the work is complete). Ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds regularly.Some positions must lift 50 pounds regularly, up to 100 pounds infrequently. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.