Grow your Career with Covtrus!!
Warehouse Associate, Picker/Packer, Animal Health
Our Des Moines, Iowa location is seeking a DC Team Member responsible for fulfilling and shipping customer orders within a distribution center environment. We offer a climate-controlled, small-team environment where you rarely have to work weekends!
WHO WE ARE
Covetrus is the global market leader in animal-health technology and services, dedicated to advancing the world of veterinary medicine and to empowering veterinary healthcare teams across the companion, equine, and large-animal health markets.
Never Settle – Share the Customer Goal – Give Power – Be Passionate – Do Good
Come join our amazing team where we go for great, put the customer first, operate as one team, cultivate a passion for animals, and always act responsibly for customers and society. Do you love animals? Then help us improve their lives on a daily basis!
- Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance starting on Day 1
- Generous holiday and paid time off policy
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- 401(k) with generous company match
- Pet Insurance
- Employee Stock Purchase Program and more!
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)
- Pulls products accurately and efficiently from stock for customer orders as pick lists are printed. Ensures orders are filled with products with the earliest expiration dates first.
- Carefully packs orders ensuring product matches customer invoice, quantities are correct, and all proper brochures and materials are included.
- Ensures products ships in accordance with Department of Transportation regulations, which include, but are not limited to, proper labeling, packaging, and logging of all products classified as hazardous materials, including limited quantities. Ensures manifest documents are accurate and uses the most economical shipping method available.
- No work experience required. Must be at least 18 years of age. Prefer 6 months’ work experience in a warehouse or production environment.
- Ability to read and understand English to effectively read product descriptions, labels, shelves, and other product documents.
- Ability to understand basic math to ensure accurate product quantities.
- Ability to operate or willingness to learn material handling equipment (order pickers, reach trucks, forklifts).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Covetrus is a federal contractor and abides by the Drug Free Workplace Act (DFWA). In accordance with the DFWA, Covetrus maintains a drug-free workplace.
- Must be flexible to work mandatory overtime hours during normal workweek as needed to ensure timely customer delivery.
- Ability to lift and transport 30 pounds on a regular basis and up to 50-70 pounds on an occasional basis.
- Must be able to stand and/or walk on concrete for the duration of the shift and complete tasks that include bending, stooping, and reaching.
- May occasionally require working in a cooler environment of 35°- 46° F.
Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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