Essandant - Beyond Essential



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Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0787
Title Warehouse Clerk - 2nd Shift
City Whittier
State CA
Zip Code 90601

Essendant is a pure wholesale distributor of a broad range of business products including office, janitorial, break room and industrial supplies. We “win from the middle of the supply chain” by enabling the success of our suppliers, our reseller customers, our associates, and the communities we serve. By stocking a broad range of products across key market channels, and by offering sophisticated logistical capabilities and innovative value-added services, we enable our resellers to respond efficiently to the demand for business products from millions of consumers. By giving our suppliers logistical excellence and broad market reach, we enable their success.

Join Essendant, a Fortune 500 company, and you’ll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that uniquely meets the needs of you and your family.

Essendant is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for providing administrative and office support in a variety of functions as required and may include Administrative Services, Traffic, or Customer Service.

Major Responsibilities

· Enters freight claims data into the claims processing system. Obtains, completes and files required paperwork.

· Conducts Proof of Delivery (POD) research including tracking and finding deliveries, verifying missed deliveries, and resolving delivery issues.

· Responds to incoming customer service calls regarding transportation or operational issues. Coordinates with Customer Care, Operations and the customer to answer questions concerning orders, delivery, and other issues.

· Prepares and distributes month-end reports as needed. Provides filing support as needed.

· Processes freight billings.

· Answers incoming calls to the facility and greets visitors as required.

· Distributes employment applications and administers the application process as required.

· Understands and demonstrates Essendant's Core Values.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills/Knowledge Required

· Ability to perform the accountabilities and tasks of the function within established productivity requirements and in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures, rules or established processes along with established quality guidelines and expectations.

· Ability to leverage appropriate technology in an effective manner to perform job responsibilities (i.e. computer, scanner, software, etc).

· Ability to assist and/or help out in other Operations Services functions as required.

· Ability to understand simple directions (verbal and written) in English.

· Ability to understand and utilize basic math.

Education and Experience

· High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

· Office/Warehouse/Distribution-related experience preferred.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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