Job Title: Warehouse Associate Location: Hammond, Louisiana Status: part-time with benefits General Work Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 2:00am-10:30am Position Summary
This position will entail responsibility of the safe handling of shipments, proper care and handling of inventory and following safe practices and standard work procedures at all times.
With annual revenues of nearly $600 million, Batesville is the clear leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems, and leading-edge technology designed to help funeral directors succeed. The company’s relentless pursuit of quality, customer service and innovation has propelled Batesville to the forefront of the death care industry.
While products and services have changed over time, Batesville’s mission of helping families honor the lives of those they love ®has remained the same for more than 100 years.
At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset, and we strive to attract, hire and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:
Individual worth and integrity
Excellence in execution
Spirit of continuous learning and improvement
Customer focus and partnership
Our Supply Chain team consists of manufacturing, logistics, engineering and operations. We have five manufacturing facilities, five regional distribution centers and 80 customer support centers across North America. With one of the largest private fleets in the United States, we drive over 3.5 million miles per year to meet the needs of our customers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Perform thorough inspection of each unit to insure quality
Unload inbound and load outbound caskets quickly, accurately, safely, and damage free
Keep a clean, organized and safe work area
Perform various warehouse duties as requested
Operate various powered equipment efficiently and safely
Other duties may be assigned
This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
Travel is not required.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Required Skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to drive a truck within facility confines and learn how to spot trailers
Dependable, honest, quick learner, good communication skills and team player
Ability to work a flexible schedule including any days, shift, and weekends to ensure that the customer demand is met
Ability to perform and interpret computer and RF functions
Ability to learn new skills at a fast pace
Forklift experience preferred
What We Offer
Opportunities for development and advancement
At Batesville, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.