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Advanced Warehouse Associate

Location Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000191642

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Job Description:

In this role you will also be assigned to inspect and operate specialized logistics equipment. In conjunction with this role, you will work from a variety of source documents to verify part numbers, part locations and quantities. In addition to counting parts and filling orders, this position requires first line, basic quality assessment of parts for damage and defects.

This is a 1st shift position starting at $17.30/hour.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
•Assigned to specialized equipment: i.e. Reach Trucks, Order Pickers, Turret Trucks
•Consistently meet equipment-specific efficiency targets
•Utilizing and inspecting heavy equipment including sit down fork truck, pallet jack and overhead hoists
•Perform material handling and warehousing functions, Order filling, processing, storing/ picking of parts, materials, equipment and supplies
•Operating automated packaging equipment, shipping and receiving
•Multiple systems interactions
•Interaction with carrier drivers
•Adhere to all facility safety policies and procedures
•Uses machines for weighing, banding, wrapping, packaging, stenciling, etc.
•Operates electronic hardware to receive material into inventory, including IPads
•Performs 5S/housekeeping functions as required

Essential Job Functions:
•Frequently lift parts up to 35 pounds individually or 70 pound as team lift
•Frequently bending, reaching and squatting while performing tasks
•Consistent usage of required PPE for task being performed
•Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures
•Frequently work at heights of up to 30 feet from the floor

Basic Qualifications:
•Previous distribution center, warehouse, and/or order filling experience
•Comfortable working at heights of up to 30 feet from the floor
•Good attendance record
•Ability to work OT when required
•The ability to cross reference material to documentation for verification

Relocation is not offered for this position.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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