First Supply

  • Loading Crew

    Location US-WI-Madison
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 10:03 AM)
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    # Positions
    Warehouse (Shipping & Receiving)
  • Overview

    First Supply® is a leading main channel wholesale distributor providing industrial customers and building contractors with an extensive line of products and services. First Supply features manufacturer product lines in the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, builder, waterworks, pump/well & septic, industrial and municipal markets. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, First Supply has more than 700 employees in 28 operating facilities serving Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan UP. The company has over $60 million in inventory and over $275 million in annual sales. 


    First Supply also owns and operates 18 Kitchen & Bath Stores in 5 midwestern states under the Gerhard's Kitchen & Bath and Kohler Signature Store brands. Gerhard's is the largest, most versatile kitchen & bath store in the upper Midwest. We offer a huge variety of kitchen and bath choices from contemporary to traditional styles, along with service you won't find anywhere else. The Kohler Signature Stores are a kitchen and bath showroom that provides a distinguished Kohler experience where designers and homeowners can get hands on with hundreds of products, exclusively from the Kohler brands!


    Members of the Loading Crew work in the Warehouse to load merchandise pulled from inventory to our delivery vehicles for transport to other warehouse facilities or directly to customers.


    • Acknowledge labels as received from each zone
    • Verify counts and check for accuracy on orders
    • Load trucks to insure that no product is damaged in shipment
    • Be proficient in the use of  shipment codes
    • Record carton counts and serial numbers for labels
    • Ensure material is at appropriate loading dock
    • Ensure paperwork is printed and processed accurately and in a timely manner
    • Ensure packaging/shipment of  Hazmat or ORMD products meet First Supply's policies
    • Keep warehouse area clean
    • Follow all safety procedures


    • Good computer knowledge and skills and the ability to learn First Supply LLC’s business system
    • Good organizational skills related to managing paperwork and time
    • Ability to work within a fast paced environment with multiple interruptions
    • Experience with handheld RF units (preferred)
    • Basic safety & powered industrial truck training
    • Satisfactory score on the Wonderlic Personnel Test
    • Ability to read, speak, understand and write English
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds


    Job Location and Exposures:  

    • Activities occur mainly inside in the warehouse with temperature moderated with fans and space heaters
    • Exposure to moving vehicles, truck fumes, repetitive activity of the upper extremity

    Equipment Used 

    • Computer, mouse, standard keyboard, printer
    • Radio Frequency (RF) unit
    • Assistive devices such as hand carts, pallet jacks, forklift
    • Telephone


    First Supply LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  In order to be selected for the position, candidates must submit to a drug test with negative results on employment offer, the ability to be bonded as defined by First Supply LLC's fidelity bond insurance carrier, and have a valid driver’s license and a driving record which meets underwriting standards.


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