SWOT-Warehouse II in East Hartford, CT at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 9/4/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Job Profile Summary

The SWOT-Warehouse II position will travel significantly throughout the ATD organization responsible for working within other distribution centers, along with training co-workers. While working within the normally assigned distribution center, the associate will be engaged in regular work functions and special projects.

Primary responsibilities include movement of product within the warehouse and .in addition, this role will serve as back-up delivery driver for non-CDL trucks.

Job Description 

Primary Warehouse: 

  • SWOT responsibilities include:  requirement to travel to other ATD distribution centers engaging in both regular work functions and special projects.  Must have the ability to multitask and identify priorities that align self and team with standard practices and processes.  Coordination with local and regional leadership around duties/responsibilities required while assigned to other distribution centers. 

  • Load and unload delivery trucks – Lifting products weighing up to approximately 50 pounds.  Handling of tires (e.g., rolling, destacking, team lifting) greater than approximately 50 pounds. 

  • Operate powered industrial vehicles (forklifts, pallet jacks, order pickers, etc.) in a safe manner and maintain an operator license, if required. 

  • Prioritize and pick material to fill orders and stage product for loading 

  • Assist in verifying all incoming and outgoing products for accuracy in terms of amount, size and type, informing management of inventory and supply shortages as well as assisting in actual periodic inventory counts 

  • Designate and organize the warehouse stock by product line and by physical alignment, allowing sufficient space for overflow 

  • Perform periodic facilities maintenance and/or custodial / housekeeping tasks, such as cleaning parking lot, loading dock and area surrounding building, keeping floors clear of debris, maintaining bathrooms, and assisting in daily closing down of warehouse 

  • Compile and submit regular reports of damaged, outdated stock or supplies, over and under shipments, return of products to vendor, etc. and segregate defective product from normal flow of inventory 

  • Assist in administrative tasks, such as the handling and preparation of paperwork. May assist in daily closing of the warehouse. 

  • When operating a delivery truck: 

  • Ability to understand, communicate, and follow through with American Tire Distributors’ policies regarding acceptance of returns, warranty items, and truck-tire casings from customers 

  • Completion of all paperwork including pre and post trip vehicle inspection forms, Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory logbooks, mileage reports, and various Company product sales and credit documents. 

  • Problem resolution and communication skills are essential to effectively deal with any unanticipated customer related issues and to resolve those issues in a manner that results both ethical and positive customer relations 

  • Interaction with sales staff, customer service staff, and our customers, as well as to safely operating equipment on the open road 

  • Safely operate assigned vehicles according to federal traffic laws and regulations 

  • Required to have general knowledge of the assigned route and additional routes within the assigned region (for back-up purposes) 

  • Maintain safe working practices in accordance with OSHA regulations and Company policy to minimize risk of injury to others and self.  

  • Product knowledge is a necessity to ensure unloading of correct product at each customer site, as well as pick-up of items according to documentation 

  • Complete Company-standardized paperwork in an accurate and legible manner to ensure credits are posted to accounts on a timely basis 

  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable. 

Key Partners (Positions):  

            • Warehouse Manager / Supervisor 

            • Warehouse Lead 

            • Customer Pick-Up Coordinator                                                                                                       

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:             

  • Must be 21 years of age 

  • Must possess valid Class “C” driver’s license, or such other proper license classification as to the above qualifications required by the Department of Transportation in conjunction with vehicle weight 

  • Education:  High School Diploma or GED 

  • Experience:  Prior work experience sufficient to work under general supervision 

  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable. 

Key Competencies: 

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills 

  • Ability to start, control and maintain a complete process or procedure, while keeping safety and compliance at the forefront 

  • Ability to carry out oral and written instructions 

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing 

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work 

  • Act Collaboratively:  Communicate effectively across teams, functions and departments. 

  • Communicate Effectively:  Communicate clearly and concisely and adjust communication style to improve performance 

  • Demonstrate Respect:  Handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with American Tire Distributors “Code of Conduct” 

  • Be Accountable for Results:  Assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behaviors, decisions and results. 

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements: 

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift products weighing up to approximately 50 pounds.  Handling of tires (e.g., rolling, destacking, team lifting) greater than approximately 50 pounds.”.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 

  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

  • Travel required:  75% of the time or greater travel throughout the US required 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the Company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all. 

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Job ID: R25328


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