NRG Energy, Inc. Warehouse Associate in Frederick, Maryland
At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at www.nrg.com . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.
The Warehouse Associate supports warehouse operations by preparing, processing and moving inventory productively, safely, and accurately per established standards and guidelines.
Responsible for handling inbound merchandise from external vendors
Accountable for reading and pulling orders
Move inventory and materials across facilities with forklift or pallet jack
Sort, organize and store inventory in the proper location
Process inventory for deliveries to job sites
Delivers or picks up equipment and materials to from job sites, vendors or supply houses
Reports damaged or missing inventory to supervisors
Update logs and documentation for inventory processing
Ensure warehouse is accessible and safe for all associates
Identify incorrect/short shipped items and immediately notify supervisor.
Follows all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety
Other duties as assigned
* Duties may vary by location.
1+ year prior Warehouse experience
Ability to operate a forklift or pallet jack
Valid Driver’s license
High school diploma or GED
Must be able to communicate in English effectively, both verbally and in writing
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Valid driver's license required
Ability to work overtime with little notice; weekend hours may occasionally be required.
- Experience pulling a trailer preferred
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work in a fast-paced warehouse environment
Must be able to work independently and with a team
Organizational skills and attention to detail
Willingness to learn and be a part of a team
Positive attitude and a team player
Ability to build positive relationships with customers, both internal and external
Willingness and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization.
Safety mindset and acceptance of a safety culture
Related experience may be substituted for education
Travel by vehicle to and from work locations
Comfortable working both indoors and outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold and wind) while wearing appropriate PPE
Must be able to drive and operate a motorized passenger vehicle or forklift
Must be able to lift/move up to 50 pounds frequently
Frequently performs tasks requiring climbing, bending at the waist, crawling, kneeling, crouching
Must be able to work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and occasionally work on platforms/scaffolding (using the appropriate fall protection requirements)
Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, masks/respirators, reflective safety vests, gloves and safety toe, construction-grade work boots
Must be able to adhere to long periods of standing, walking or sitting
Ability to hear, understand and distinguish speech and/or other sounds to operate phones or other equipment safely.
With natural or corrected vision, able to see and focus for close, distance, peripheral vision with normal depth perception
Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to others
Ability to enter text or data into a computer by means of a traditional keyboard or 10-key numeric keypad
Must be able to use arms and hands to reach overhead, signal, grab, hold, lift, turn, push and pull objects and tools
NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
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