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There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Washington - Kelso

Function: Operations

Title: Warehouse Associate - 73772

Your Responsibilities

As a Warehouse Associate at John Deere’s Waratah Forestry Attachments in Kelso, Washington, you will maintain inventory controls including locating and creating bin locations and ensuring the correct parts and quantities are received and shipped. In addition you will:

+ Conduct weekly cycle counts for inventory

+ Correctly identify and label incoming freight from vendors and dealers

+ Identify damaged, lost, missing parts or unsaleable condition and notify the vendor/dealer

+ Pull and pack all orders accurately and in an orderly manner

+ Ship and receive whole goods insuring they are complete and undamaged

+ Maintain and ensure accuracy of shipping address in UPS (United Parcel Service) and LTL (less than truckload) databases

+ Fill out all shipping documentation including shipping labels, bill of ladings and export documents

+ Load and unload inventory for trucks and containers

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

+ Three or more years’ warehousing experience with materials management, transportation, shipping and receiving

+ Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office plus intranet and internet functions independently

+ Ability to learn and use company specific systems and programs

+ Forklift experience with certification

+ Self-starter with mechanical aptitude

What Makes You Stand Out

+ Experience in dealership environment with some parts background

+ Knowledge of UPS and FedEx databases

+ Knowledge of export requirements

+ Work experience in a team environment

Education

Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

+ High School or secondary diploma or equivalent related work experience

+ Forklift certification

No relocation benefits are available for this position.

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here (http://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

All interested service members and veterans can learn more and fill out a contact card at https://www.deere.com/MilitaryCSP.  We will connect you with a John Deere veteran to discuss all potential options/matches.  

Who We Are Looking For

John Deere is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  Check out our current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

What Happens After I Apply?

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