Warehouse Associate 

 

 

WHO WE ARE :

Jonas Paul Eyewear is an award-winning e-commerce company aiming to provide function and new form to children’s vision with fun, fashion-forward eyewear options. JPE was founded by Ben and Laura Harrison in an effort to find stylish eyewear for their visually impaired son, Jonas. Unfortunately,  finding such options did not exist within the children’s optical market. Since its founding in 2013, JPE has been featured on NBC Today & Nightly News, The Wall Street Journal, INC 5000, Forbes, Redbook, and many other publications. It has garnered numerous awards for its social responsibility and design. Jonas Paul Eyewear also provides sight to those in need through its Buy Sight, Give Sight program, which has impacted over 934,702 children and families world-wide. 


JOB DESCRIPTION :

Sort, count, package, label, unpack and/or log inventory which is shipped or received.


RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • ​​Efficiently and accurately process orders by packing merchandise for shipment to stores and customers
  • Create necessary packing slips, carton labels, and shipping labels for multiple outgoing shipments on a weekly basis
  • Inspect incoming and outgoing shipments for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify supervisor
  • Conduct monthly physical inventory counts to ensure accurate inventory levels are maintained
  • Reorganize inventory as needed on shelves in warehouse
  • Ensure all shipping supplies are filled per standard
  • Support all cleaning activities throughout the warehouse including breaking down boxes, managing trash, recycling and general housekeeping
  • Follow protocol and processes to maintain a safe work environment
  • Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary and reasonable

ROLE REQUIREMENTS :

  • Highschool diploma
  • 1 year of warehouse experience preferred, but not required 
  • Requires a high attention to detail in order to perform accurate work and follow directions well
  • Ability to accurately input and retrieve information from the company software system and / or company training in system operation
  • Basic computer skills  including but not limited to:  email, create packing slips and carton labels via Google Workspace, process shipping labels in WorldShip (UPS platform)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Mental - Requires relatively high degree of concentration and attention to detail while focusing on repetitive tasks approximately 80% of time 
  • Physical - Requires walking/standing approximately 90%, sitting approximately 10%, and lifting up to 50 lbs Involves considerable amount of stooping, forward bending, crouching, and climbing ladders 
  • Environmental - Requires capability of performing essential job functions in various warehouse environments under various climate control tolerances. 
  • Manual Dexterity - Requires use of hands, arms, and feet for repetitive lifting and reaching 
  • Forklift certification a plus but not required

DETAILS :

  • Estimated Start Date : Q2 2022 based in Grand Rapids, MI 
  • Part-Time (12 to 15 hours / week), flex schedule
  • $17/hour

NEXT STEPS :If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a single PDF document containing a cover letter and a résumé to careers@jonaspauleyewear.com with the subject line “Warehouse Associate [Applicant’s Name].”