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Warehouse Associate

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Kentwood (GR1) - Kentwood, MI
Full Time
High School


Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Belding, Michigan, Flat River Group, LLC is a leading end-to-end ecommerce partner that works with vendors to take their businesses to the next level by accelerating ecommerce sales growth. We sell a variety of product categories as a 1st Party Seller, including toys, games, pet, sports & outdoor, home and patio, lawn & garden. Flat River Group has experienced incredible growth over the last 12 years, and we now have five US-based distribution facilities.


We are currently recruiting highly motivated individuals to join our operations team as Warehouse Associates. Our fast-paced warehouse allows associates to work in several departments, including inventory control, shipping/receiving, small pack, TL/LTL fulfillment.


The ideal Warehouse Associate candidate will take pride in their work, be a team player, and work with a sense of urgency. Join our team and be part of a dynamic ecommerce company that values its employees and fosters a collaborative, supportive work environment. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking for Supply Chain and Warehousing experience! 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Order Fulfillment: Accurately pick, pack, and ship customer orders in a timely manner, ensuring products are properly labeled and securely packaged for safe delivery.

  • Packaging and Labeling: Ensure all packages are correctly labeled with shipping details, adhere to the company’s packaging standards, and comply with shipping carrier requirements.

  • Kitting: Consolidating products and orders for mass kitting operations.

  • Receiving and Unloading: Receive incoming shipments, verify contents against purchase orders, and organize items for efficient storage while working in conjunction with the Receiving supervisor and team leads.

  • Warehouse Organization: Maintain a clean and organized warehouse environment, making efficient use of space and following safety guidelines.

  • Collaborative Teamwork: Work closely with fellow team members, support other departments as needed, and participate in cross-functional projects to optimize warehouse operations.

  • Equipment Maintenance and Usage: Regularly inspect and report any issues with warehouse equipment, such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and scanners, and ensure they are well-maintained and safe to operate.

  • Safety & Quality Compliance: Adhere to all safety and quality protocols, guidelines, and company policies to ensure a secure working environment for yourself and your colleagues.

  • Training: Support training of associates in the department as needed.

  • One Team: Sometimes, other tasks come up and priorities shift quickly, so it’s crucial that we pull together as a team to perform other related duties as required.


Flat River Group Offers You… 

  • A full-time Monday through Friday 1st or 2nd shift schedule.*

  • Competitive compensation package (hourly rate commensurate with experience).

  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans with flex spending/health savings account options (waiting period applies).

  • Company-paid group life insurance policy.

  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance.

  • Paid maternity leave. 

  • Paid time off.

  • Paid holidays.

  • 401(k) with Company match, immediately vested upon hire.

  • Tuition reimbursement program.

  • Employee appreciation events such as food trucks and catered lunches.

  • A challenging yet rewarding career with opportunities for growth within the organization.

*Note: Schedules are subject to change during peak season as dictated by order volume.*


Required Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance repeatedly. 

  • Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds without assistance occasionally.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for 8-10 hours for 5-6 days/week.*

  • Ability to regularly bend, twist, stoop, and reach.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work under tight deadlines.

  • Reliable attendance and adherence to company attendance policies.

  • Ability to work well within a team.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous warehouse and forklift experience preferred.