Warehouse Associate – $500 Sign On Bonus!


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Purpose and Scope
The Timken Housed Units Warehouse Associate (in Ferndale, WA) contributes to the operations of Production/Assembly, Urethane Manufacturing, and/or Packaging/Shipping/Receiving teams. The position displays developing knowledge and skill in all areas of manufacturing operations. The Warehouse Associate follows direction and supports an environment that is adaptable to growth, process change, and is in line with the business unit’s goals and expected performance metrics. We offer competitive wages with an entry-level rate of $17.00/hr, benefits starting on your first day, 401k match starting after 1 month, PTO, paid holidays, plus other bonus/incentives throughout the year. Promotional opportunities are available upon skills development and mastery. Currently offering a $500 Sign-on bonus for joining our team ($250 at 30 days and $250 at 60 days).

*Please note: these positions are considerably physical in nature. Our products are heavy – typically 5lbs-50lbs and occasionally up to 75lbs. You must be willing and able to meet these physical demands.*

These openings are for the day shift:
Day Shift: 6am-2:30pm; 7am-3:30pm, or 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, depending on team assignment
Swing Shift assignments may be available if preferred with an extra $1/hr shift premium

Executes standard work instructions with accuracy and efficiency.
Promotes and maintains a safe work area at all times
Performs and executes high quality workmanship in Assembly, Urethane, or PPS as assigned
Assembly – picking components, prepping product, building/assembling product using power tools, etc.
PPS – Packaging, manually loading totes and crates with boxed product, receiving components and stocking shelves, etc.
Provides high quality attention to detail in all aspects of duties
Ensures thorough housekeeping and organization of work areas
Wears required PPE and follows all company safety procedures, including safe lifting practices
Proactively communicates issues, shortages, or problems to Warehouse Coordinators, Supervisors, and/or Customer Services Representatives
Provides support and willingly rotates to other areas of the warehouse as needed and during fluctuating demand periods
Adheres to 5s organizational standards

Technical/Functional Skills
Knowledge and ability to work with a wide variety of hand and light duty power tools
Ability to lift and manipulate heavy parts on a regular basis: 5lbs-75lbs
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Ability to handle stressful and demanding situations
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Adaptable to a diverse and changing work environment
Strong communicate skills in both verbal and in writing form
Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and determination
Willingness to take initiative in solving problems

Minimum Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED
Successful completion of a pre-employment medical examination, background check, and drug test
Manufacturing/production/warehouse experience preferred

Licenses or Certifications
Forklift Certification provided if necessary

General Physical Requirements
Verbal Communication
Written Communication
Hearing of Conversation Level
Vision: Distance
Vision: Near
Both Hands Required
Both Legs Required
Operates powered equipment

Working Conditions
Warehouse work environment with moderate exposure to unusual elements such as dust, heat, fumes, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises.
Some machine operation (Forklift, oven, drill press) that poses a safety risk
Considerable physical activity. Must be able to lift 75 pounds (below shoulder height)
Environment involves some exposure to hazards and physical risks that require following basic safety precautions.
Some chemicals involved in urethane production pose a safety risk; proper precautions must be taken including personal protective equipment like protective clothing and respirators.

To apply for this job please visit careers.timken.com.

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