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Thrift Store Production Worker (Whittier)

Company: Union Rescue Mission
Location: Whittier
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Thrift Store Manager, the Production Worker is responsible for assisting the production crew in cleaning, prep, and tagging merchandise such as bric-a-brac, books, electronics, shoes, accessories, household items, etcCORE WORK PRINCIPLE: Colossians 3:23 is the foundation of URM's standard for employment, Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as though you were working for the Lord and not for people. The goal for each employee is to enrich and sustain a humble heart attitude; to enrich and sustain a mindset of serving others, treating them with kindness and truth; and to enrich and sustain a zealous desire for achieving work objectives without any ulterior motives or agendas.Essential Functions:Clean and tag merchandise and pack merchandise for pricingDetermine which items are perishable and which are recyclable, and discard unsellable itemsAssist other departments/positions as neededSets the pace for sortingRecord production numbers daily (carts, units, etc)Communicate regularly with management about store issuesActively engage customer on sales floor to increase donations and merchandise sales to ensure monthly revenue goals are met and provide excellent customer service by greeting and assisting customers and donors and responding to customer inquiries/complaintsEnsures physical maintenance, cleanliness and attractiveness of store and displays.Maintain safety as well as all health and security policies and proceduresCarry out other and projects as assigned by the Store Manager. Encourage guests of faith and growth in Jesus Christ.Commitment to URM mission, vision, and core values. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.--- Must be able to lift 50 lbs.--- Requires manual dexterity for regular repetitive finger motion and frequently reaching, pulling, pushing and lifting of objects and operating equipment--- Requires manual ability to operate a pallet jack.--- May be exposed to handling hazardous materials such as broken glassWORK ENVIRONMENT: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.--- The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated.--- Noise levels are considered low to moderate.This position works predominantly indoors in a store, warehouse or dock environment all of which are high traffic settings involving people, equipment and/or machineryMay be exposed to dust in the performance of certain dutiesNoise levels are considered moderate to highMust be able to lift 50 lbs.Requires regular standing, walking, sitting, crouching, stooping, speaking, hearing and seeingRequires manual dexterity for regular repetitive finger motion and frequently reaching, pulling, pushing and lifting of objects and operating equipmentRequires manual ability to operate a pallet jackMay be exposed to extreme temperatures both hot and cold (variable weather)May be exposed to handling hazardous materials such as broken glass--- (Optional: Enter additional bullet points of position's unique work environment)PM20.

Requirements:
Experience/Education/Licensures/Certifications:Thrift store, warehouse, assembly line or restaurant experience a plusKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:Fluency in Spanish, both verbal and written, is a plusMust have strong work ethicMust be able to work at a fast pace and have strong organization skillsMust have the ability to determine value of donations Must have strong customer service skillsMust have strong communication skills, both written and oralMust have strong time management skills, and be detail orientedMust have the ability to multi-task in a high volume environmentMust be able to be an effective team memberMust be able to work flexible schedule, including weekendsPI160585043

Keywords: Union Rescue Mission, Whittier , Thrift Store Production Worker (Whittier), Hospitality & Tourism , Whittier, California

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