Warehouse Operations Specialist

Anticipated pay range: $21.50 - $30.70

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/15/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

What Warehouse Operations contributes to Cardinal Health

Warehouse Operations is responsible for performing/controlling a combination of manual or automated tasks necessary for the receipt, storage, and shipment of product. This may include functions of receiving, picking, packing, shipping, staging, transporting, storage, delivery, etc. Also responsible for the efficient flow of products from the point of product receipt from vendors to the shipment of products (via prescribed service parameters) to a variety of internal and external customers.

Job Summary

The Specialist, Warehouse Operations trains new and experienced Warehouse Operations Associates on safety and quality control procedures as well as equipment and standard tasks for everyday assignments. This may include functions of receiving, picking, packing, shipping, staging, transporting, storage, delivery, etc. Also responsible for the efficient flow of products from the point of product receipt from vendors to the shipment of products (via prescribed service parameters) to a variety of internal and external customers. The Specialist leads trainings for new hires and assesses early performance for proficiency and problem areas

Responsibilities

  • Leads group onboarding trainings for new hires on their first day in the facility, including standard training videos and assessments for safety, quality control and warehouse equipment.
  • Shadows new associates during their first two-four weeks to assess their performance and provide on-the-job guidance. Retrains associates based on identified areas for improvement and performance metrics.
  • Based on the training needs of the facility identified by site leadership, cross-trains staff so that associates possess the skills to work in each department/work area of the facility.
  • When not training staff, completes daily responsibilities of an experienced associate in one of the facility’s departments, such as receiving or picking.
  • Conducts individual trainings with new hires that do not possess past experience with certain equipment in the warehouse, such as forklifts. Ensures that associates achieve sufficient proficiency with equipment prior to beginning job duties.
  • Provides focused, on-the-job training for specific departments or teams to improve daily functioning, implement operational changes, and other initiatives as identified by site leadership.
  • Regularly communicates with Supervisors and Managers to understand training needs and to discuss retraining and cross-training of specific teams or individual associates.
  • Ensures that onboarding documentation is properly completed for new hires by coordinating with a Human Resources or Administrative colleague in the facility.
  • Participates in facility EH&S teams or committees in order to understand all safety procedures and ensures updates to policies and procedures in the training content (translations may be needed).
  • Coordinates with EH&S and other relevant internal stakeholders to understand content and documentation for training and onboarding.

Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of experience preferred.
  • BA, BS or equivalent experience in related field preferred.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies basic concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform routine tasks.
  • Works on projects of limited scope and complexity
  • Follows established procedures to resolve readily identifiable technical problems.
  • Works under direct supervision and receives detailed instructions.
  • Develops competence by performing structured work assignments.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.