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Why You Should Work Here

Blu Dot's purpose and values speak to who they are. Blu Dot's company purpose is to inspire a more creative way of living through good design that's good to everyone. Core values of Blu Dot include:

  • Good design is good. Good design should be reflected in everything we do.
  • Keep it simple. Strive for economy in all that you do.
  • Everyone is invited to our party. Treat every individual with respect & dignity.
  • Our glass is half full. Focus on the positive.
  • Be humble. We take nothing for granted.
  • Turn it up to 11. Determine what is expected and do a little more.
  • Stay curious. Try, learn, improve, repeat.

Job Description

As a General Warehouse Associate, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining warehouse functions, such as recording inventory transactions using RF scanners and warehouse management system, assisting with cycle counts and physical inventory processes, conducting light assembly, pallet banding, shrink-wrapping, and repackaging items, as well as operating material handling equipment safely and efficiently. The ideal candidate will have at least 6+ months of general warehouse experience and is proficient operating a variety of material handling equipment, such as forklifts, high-drive lifts, and walkie-rider pallet jacks. Preferred candidates will have exposure to handling soft and cased goods in the furniture industry. You will report to the Warehouse Manager. Schedule: M-F, 6-2:30 PM; 7-3:30 PM; or 8-5 pm (flex options available for part-time role).

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Accurately record all inventory transactions using RF scanners and warehouse management system
  • Assist with cycle counts and physical inventory processes
  • Conduct light assembly, pallet banding, shrink-wrapping, and repackaging items
  • Operate material handling equipment safely and efficiently
  • Identify, hold, and escalate any orders not meeting specifications
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Years of Experience

High school diploma preferred, but not required. Power equipment experience, preferably an OSHA approved license. Must be able to operate independently on assigned tasks. Experience with handheld RF guns/scanners preferred but not required. Must be able to lift/carry 0-75 pounds frequently and 75-150 pounds occasionally (team lift). Must be able to push/pull up to 150 pounds frequently. Must be able to bend/twist/stoop/kneel/squat/reach frequently. Must be able to stand/walk constantly through entire 8-hour or 10-hour shift. Must be able to hold and operate a handheld scanner frequently. Must be able to reach with outstretched arms frequently. Must be able to reach overhead occasionally. Must be able to work with exposure to seasonal temperature changes. The ideal candidate will have at least 6+ months of general warehouse experience and is proficient operating a variety of material handling equipment, such as forklifts, high-drive lifts, and walkie-rider pallet jacks. Preferred candidates will have exposure to handling soft and cased goods in the furniture industry.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$20-22 per hour + $500 signing bonus. Additional pay premiums available for attendance bonus and 2nd shift differential.

Benefits

  • Paid vacation and paid sick leave
  • Group medical insurance
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Maternity and Parental leave
  • Short-term and Long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401k retirement savings plan
  • Employee product discounts

Application Information

All we need is your resume to start!

About Company
Blu Dot is an award-winning designer and maker of modern home furnishings with a mission ti inspire a more creative way of living through good design that’s good to everyone.

Location
6301 Queens Avenue Northeast, Otsego, Minnesota

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