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Veritiv - Farmington NY
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description
  • Pull, pack, stage, or convert orders for shipment using computer generated work order or verbal instruction from supervisor or designee.
  • Package material for shipment according to shipping requirements and/or customer specified instruction.  Ensure that all product/shipping labels are legible.
  • Load or unload trucks making sure that truck is chocked or otherwise secured before attempting to unload and load the product; truck bed is clear of debris, obstruction, or defect for safe entry/exit; incoming product is free from damage and coincides with packing list or Return Authorization; and freight is properly positioned and secured in truck.
  • Using locator system, put away product that has been received.
  • Assist customers who arrive at dock to pick up or return merchandise.
  • Accurately complete and maintain all forms and records LEGIBLY.
  • Use computer equipment to generate labels, check stock, input data for shipping status, prepare UPS or Fed Ex shipments, create shipping manifest, etc.
  • Immediately report safety hazards with equipment or within facility.
  • Use required Personal Protective Equipment; harness & tether when operating order picker; safety glasses when working with strapping, drill press; gloves when handling coils of steel strapping and large drums; face  & neck shield, rubber gloves, rubber apron when working with batteries; all required PPE when responsible for spill cleanup; and safety shoes at all times.  Must meet ANSI Z75 standard.
  • Must be trained and certified on all material handling equipment used in the warehouse operation, i.e., forklift, palletjack, etc.
  • Anticipate and prevent accidents. Comply with all safety rules and regulations. Report ALL incidents, accidents, and personal injuries to supervisor.
  • Housekeeping work area assignments must be kept clean and free of debris
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience: 

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years working in a warehouse environment.  Distribution warehousing experience preferred. 
  • Ability to operate a variety of material handling equipment required.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and customer relations skills are required.
  • Strong problem solving abilities and attention to detail required.
  • Familiarity with a computerized warehouse system preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

Competency Profile:

  • Action Oriented: Readily takes action on challenges, without unnecessary planning; identifies and seizes new opportunities; displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times; and steps up to handle tough issues.
  • Collaborates:  Works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives; represents own interests while being fair to others and their areas; partners with others to get work done; credits others for their contributions and accomplishments; and gains trust and support of others.
  • Customer Focus:  Gains insight into customer needs; identifies opportunities that benefit the customer; builds and delivers solutions that meet customer expectations; and establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.
  • Delivers Results:  Has a strong bottom-line orientation; persists in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks; has a track record of exceeding goals successfully; and pushes self and helps others achieve results.
  • Instills Trust: Follows through on commitments; is seen as direct and truthful; keeps confidences; practices what he/she preaches; and shows consistency between words and actions.
  • Optimizes Work Processes:  Identifies and creates the processes necessary to get work done; separates and combines activities into efficient workflow; designs processes and procedures that allow managing from a distance; and seeks ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirement:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Inside warehouse facility.  Some exposure to weather elements due to open shipping/receiving dock area.  Temperature maintenance monitored by roof fans to increase air circulation in hot conditions and overhead heating unit for cold conditions.  Must be able to work at elevated heights up to 30 feet.          

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.

  • Walking/Standing - walk throughout the warehouse to complete customer orders.  Stand when operating order picker or reach truck equipment.
  • Sitting - sit only when driving sit-down forklift.
  • Lifting - lift items weighing a few ounces up to 150 lb. with assistance. 
  • Average lifting would be in the medium to heavy range on  a daily basis.
  • Stooping - performed when filling orders or putting away product assigned to floor level locations.  May bend at waist.
  • Kneeling - may kneel when filling orders or putting away product assigned to floor level locations.
  • Crouching - on a rare basis.
  • Necessary for all warehouse functions:  near acuity (vision clarity at 20’ or less);  color vision;  field of vision - must be able to see  up or down, right or left;  pushing and pulling [operating pallet jack, filling orders, packing orders, cutting, and handling  lightweight but large, bulky items [ i.e. rolls of foam/bubble, kraft wrapping material, cases of toilet paper/towels)];  reaching, extending arms and hands in any direction;  handling - seizing, holding, grasping, and turning (or otherwise working with hand(s));   and  talking  -  must be able to communicate with management. coworkers, other departments, and customers.
  • Required as a safety feature in and around the warehouse or driving; far acuity (vision clarity at 20’ or more); depth perception and  hearing.

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv 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 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 Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf


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