Warehouse Technician (FT, non-exempt)

Warehouse Technician (FT, non-exempt) rev. June 2021

Organizational Summary:
Global Links is a medical relief and development organization dedicated to supporting health improvement initiatives in resource-poor communities and promoting environmental stewardship in the US healthcare system.

We believe everyone has value and deserves to be included equally. We believe everyone is our neighbor and we are dedicated to helping all people live with dignity, independence, mobility and in good health. Global Links is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diverse candidates.

Job Summary:
This laborer position reports to the Warehouse Manager. Responsibilities may include any or all of the following based on experience and learning aptitude: loading and unloading trucks; moving furnishings; cleaning, repairing, painting and packaging furnishings and equipment for shipment. Requires an energetic candidate who excels in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties can include any of the following based on experience and learning aptitude:

  • Load and unload trucks using forklift, pallet jacks, hand trucks and/or dollies as needed.
  • Repair, refurbish (paint, varnish, sand, etc) and pack furnishings to meet quality standards
  • Maintain a neat and orderly workplace including keeping tools and supplies organized, sweeping, keeping work aisles clear and safe.
  • Check-in newly received inventory according to procedure and assist with inventory storage.
  • Clean warehouse floor and other areas using floor machines or other tools as needed.
  • Maintain trash and recycle flow
  • Assist with facility maintenance and improvements
  • Utilize proper material handling techniques to ensure safety while performing job duties.
  • Work with other members of warehouse team to provide feedback on pick-ups and
  • receiving and work collaboratively to improve our customers’ experience
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Hard-working and willingness to learn new skills
  • Understanding of Global Links mission and programs
  • Able to read, write and speak basic English
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated and able to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work on feet for extended hours

Preferred (but not required) Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanical skills (reupholstery, woodwork, metalwork, painting)
  • Inventory management or stocking experience
  • Forklift experience
  • Proficiency in Google apps and/or Salesforce
  • Computer literate, comfortable using online apps for inventory management
  • Experience in preparing shipments and loading shipping containers

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to info@globallinks.org with “Job Application” in subject line.