Job Name:
Shipping Associate - Cottage Grove, MN

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Date:
21-Feb-2022
Company:
Renewal by Andersen
Ref #:
855
Job Category:
Hourly Production
Cottage Grove
MN

Description & Requirements

Offering a quarterly profit sharing incentive of up to $1,000!

Renewal By Andersen is seeking Shipping Associates at our Cottage Grove facility. Employees are responsible for manual loading and unloading of freight with the use of a pallet jack or forklift in addition to general labor and general warehouse maintenance. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets company standards for safety, security, and productivity.

Manufacturing is the heartbeat of the American economy—and hiring good people is crucial to making a great product.  

Why We’re Different “I wanted to work with a company that had a reputation for quality and trust. The culture, the people-first mentality, giving back opportunities, and work-life balance…[we get] big-company support with a family-run-business feel." Renewal’s culture is vastly different from other companies. We promote our employee’s happiness in all areas of their lives. We know that happiness and positivity drive business results and we are dedicated to making sure your wellness comes first.

What We Offer:
Openings on 3rd shift. Currently hiring for both temporary and full-time.
Competitive base pay: Wage is $21.85-27.31/hr. Shift differentials are 6% for second shift and 9% for the third shift.
Generous benefits, profit sharing, and retirement plans
Fit for Work Program
Care Partners Program
A chance to help people transform their homes and their lives 

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:
 
•           Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
•           Health Savings Account contributions
•           Paid holidays plus PTO
•           401(k) plan and contributions
•           Profit Sharing! Up to $1,000 Quarterly Bonus!
•           Paid parental leave
•           Short term disability
•           Professional development & tuition reimbursement opportunities
•           A culture that supports work/life balance
•           An environment where collaboration is key
•           Volunteer opportunities – on company time
•           Environmentally conscious business

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

    • Moves materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
    • Receives, stores, and distributes material, tools, equipment, and products within assigned area.
    • May be trained in the use of heavy equipment such as forklift in preparation for certification as required to move to a Freight Handler role.
    • May sweep floors, clean dock area, general good hygiene of entire work area.
    • Assist in receiving cargo by removing from truck by hand, or using powered industrial equipment, such as forklift of similar equipment.
    • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or moves order to packing station or shipping department.
    • Opens bales, crates, and other containers.
    • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
    • Employees are responsible for manual loading and unloading of freight with the use of a pallet jack or forklift in addition to general labor and general warehouse maintenance. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets company standards for safety, security, and productivity.

Qualifications

    • One to three years or experience in a warehouse environment preferred.
    • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and the ability to climb ladders required.
    • Ability to occasionally push/pull up to 50 lbs. required.
    • Must have good or corrected vision and the ability to add and subtract.
    • Basic language skills required.
    • Must be able to read, write, and speak English preferred.
    • Read, comprehend and complete basic checklists, forms, or related documents.
    • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and balances team and individual responsibilities.
    • Must have ability to consistently report to work and on time.
    • Prefer candidates to be forklift certified or have a few months experience on a forklift. May consider candidates without this experience if some exposure to operation other/similar equipment.
    • Ability to use RF gun preferred
    • Previous computer experience preferred
Our Values Define Us
They speak to our past and guide our future. They are the foundation of what makes us Andersen.

Excellence: We will build customer trust and loyalty by understanding and caring about exceeding customer expectations for enduring quality and responsiveness.
Integrity: We take pride in our commitment to do the right thing by demonstrating fairness, integrity and high ethical standards in all of our actions.
Innovation: We will uphold our legacy of innovations and embrace change in all areas of our business as a means of attaining and sustaining leadership.
Partnership: We will cultivate successfully relationships with everyone in our business circle and strengthen them through shared values, common goals and active participation.
Corporate Citizenship: We will continue our long-standing commitment to leadership in environmental stewardship and to make a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work. 




During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.