Lowe's Outreach Team Member - Part-time in Rockford, Illinois

Job Description:

The purpose of this program is to train individuals with disabilities to work in a Lowe's Distribution Center. Successful applicants are hired as Lowe's seasonal employees for the duration of the training program. Upon successful completion of the program trainees are placed into regular full-time or part-time Team Member positions.

Team Members are responsible for receiving, processing, stocking, selecting, moving, and loading by hand or powered industrial equipment manufactured goods received by the distribution center in preparation for shipment to Lowe's retail stores.

Job Requirements: Grasps and lifts by hand (floor to overhead) and carries heavy and/or bulky merchandise. Uses and verifies accuracy via Laser Radio Terminal (LRT) to receive, process, stock, and select merchandise for shipment, and audit the quality of work performed within the distribution center. Operates distribution computers systems as required to efficiently control merchandise flow. Safely operates industrial lift trucks and other motorized and non-motorized equipment to unload trailers, transport, select, stock, and load heavy/large merchandise onto trailers for shipment to the retail stores. Places/removes by hand selected merchandise onto/from conveyors, racks, pallets, and into/out of boxes as merchandise is processed. Loads and unloads trailers by hand, floor to ceiling. Meets safety, accuracy, attendance, and production standards for all assignments. Observes incoming and outgoing merchandise for manufacturers' defects and damage. Handles merchandise without damaging during processing. Maintains assigned work area free of debris and spills using standard cleaning supplies. Comply with performance criteria and standards of conduct as provided in applicable policies and procedures.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must apply through the local Vocational Rehabilitation Office.

Job ID: 1191289BR

Line of Business: Distribution

Job Category: Distribution Associate

Department: 0335 - DC Shipping

Employment Type I: Temporary

Employment Type II: Part-Time

Location #: 1440

Location Name: Lowe's Illinois RDC

City: Rockford

State: IL

EEO Statement:

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.