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Warehouse Associate

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Perform entry level warehouse operations including one or more of the following:  shipping, receiving, material handling, inventory control, cycle counting, or purchasing.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Load or unload freight or product manually or via forklift, lift truck or pallet jack
  • Move materials to appropriate storage space
  • Coordinate and schedule work for dock management, routing and sequencing of trailers or rail freight
  • Perform cycle counts and inventory control responsibilities
  • Prepare, process and distribute shipment documentation for all inbound and outbound services
  • Liaise with internal and external transport companies and departments to coordinate, prioritize and expedite in-coming and out-going shipments
  • Track and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Create, compile, and deliver required reports
  • Record, control, and monitor information in ERP or other computer systems
  • Prepare and pack goods for shipment
  • Verify, compare, and confirm type and quality of shipped or received goods against Bill of Lading, invoices, or pick tickets
  • Weigh, count, and inspect the state of incoming and outgoing products
  • Report and record any discrepancy, damaged items, shortages, broken or unidentified packages to the supervisor
  • Assist in training new employees on warehouse procedures

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, and spreadsheets in MS Word and MS Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) license
  • Ability to demonstrate basic math calculations and dimensional counting skills
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • Experience using ERP or other shipping and receiving software preferred

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • One (1) year prior warehouse or material handling experience
  • Prior SAP experience 
  • Experience in a manufacturing or high-volume warehouse environment
  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and packaging industrial experience


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.




Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Warehouse, ERP, SAP, Forklift, Manufacturing, Technology, Entry Level