Distribution Associate I
Job Details
CKF Des Moines - Urbandale, IA
Full Time
Distribution - Shipping

Since 1923, CKF has grown and evolved right along with the ever changing kitchen design trends. At CKF we are committed to providing quality kitchen design and personalized customer service all in a uniquely designed home-like atmosphere. Here you'll find a huge selection of quality stone countertops, cabinets, & organizational systems.

CKF currently has locations in Omaha, Lincoln, Des Moines, and Kansas City. You will find employees who are committed and passionate about what they do. We are a culture committed to providing the highest level of customer service as well as a great environment for our employees to work.

As a company, we are committed to providing top brand name products at competitive prices with an experienced, knowledgeable sales and support staff.

The Distribution Associate I position is responsible for safely and efficiently loading, unloading and delivering products and materials to customers in a timely and professional manner.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Transports loads safely and in a timely manner over required route, obeying all traffic laws and observing all safety regulations.
  • Accurately record and maintain all orders and deliveries electronically.
  • Assists with loading or unloading of product, using specialized equipment when warranted and organizing by sales order number.
  • Accurately pull product for staging for next days deliveries.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Work Environment
Will work mainly in the warehouse and delivering to customer homes, new construction sites and commercial work sites.


Physical Demands
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.

While performing the duties of this job, this position requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, use hands to fingers, wrist/arms, handle, feel or operate objects and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to drive as required for the position, the ability to pass DOT medical/physical exam as required for position, and safely lift over 75lbs.


Required Education and Experience

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to speak professionally and courteously with customers and staff at delivery points.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid drivers license
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to communicate well with customers
  • Service work experience
  • 1+ years warehouse or distribution center experience


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience driving delivery trucks
  • Fork lift operation certificate


AAP/EEO Statement
CKF provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Pre-employment drug and background testing is mandatory for all positions within CKF. This employer participates in E-Verify.