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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 Loader/Unloader, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining warehouse functions, including carrying, loading, and unloading big and bulky items between staging area, dock, and trailers, operating walkie-riders and pallet jacks, and performing light janitorial duties including sweeping, emptying trash, picking up litter, and cleaning the dock. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of general warehouse experience and is proficient operating walkie-riders and pallet jacks. Preferred candidates have direct experience handling big and bulky items. 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

  • Hand-carry, load, and unload big and bulky items between staging area, dock, and trailers
  • Use walkie-riders and pallet jacks to move items on pallets
  • Follow load plans to accurately and safely stack and load product for transport
  • Assist other team members with lifting and moving heavy products on a continual basis throughout the day
  • Operate material handling equipment occasionally
  • Train incoming loaders/unloaders on processes and procedures
  • Perform light janitorial duties including sweeping, emptying trash, picking up litter, and cleaning the dock
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including assisting in Load/Unload/Picking/Shipping/Receiving as needed

Minimum Years of Experience

High school diploma 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 occasionally. 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 occasionally. 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 1 year of general warehouse experience and is proficient operating walkie-riders and pallet jacks. Preferred candidates have direct experience handling big and bulky items.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$19-21 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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