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Custodian/Freight Associate

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Job Description:

We have a new Gordmans store opening soon!! We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Custodian/Freight Associate! Come be a part of the excitement and join the coolest co-workers around in this highly visible store - Opening soon!

REPORTS TO: Store Manager/ Assistant Manager

OBJECTIVE: Depending on your location your responsibilities will be ensuring merchandise is processed in a timely manner and/or ensuring store is cleaned and maintained on a regular schedule.

• Alert management when shipments arrive and accompany management in receiving/unloading freight. Prepare receiving area.
• Assist management with scanning in all freight on the Palm Pilot and identify damaged/tampered boxes.
• Assist freight carrier driver with properly staging cartons by colored label.
• Stage and sort merchandise.
• Determine with store management what merchandise is a priority to be processed.
• Perform merchandise processing techniques (i.e., batch processing, speed hanging, flip and clip)
• Relay merchandise to the sales floor based upon store management direction and the Twenty Minute Rule.
• Pick up hangers/sensors tags from cash wraps as needed.
• Remove sensor tags received on Store-to-Store Transfers that are inappropriate for store.
• Process outgoing Store-To-Store Transfers, Recalls and Damages.
• The receiving associate must achieve company merchandise processing standards by completing 10 cartons per hour.
• Aid management in moving fixtures and other floor moves when needed.
• Help assemble or breakdown new/old fixtures as needed.
• Aid in hanging outside banners or in-store signs.
• Vacuum and spot-clean carpet.
• Clean restrooms, store entrance, associate break room, Team-One area and fitting rooms, Trash pickup/disposal outside.
• Sweep and mop floors where and when appropriate.
• Dust in high, out of reach areas.
• Replace light bulbs as needed. Identify ballasts in need of repair to management.
• Maintain and organize sign holders/signs.
• Maintain cleaning supply dock.
• Clean all interior/exterior glass and windows.
• Check exterior sidewalk for cleanliness daily.
• Schedule- The start time for the Custodian associate is generally one hour prior to store opening. The Custodian is to vacuum and perform other major cleaning before customers begin entering the store.
• Aid in hanging outside banners and in-store signs.

Job Requirements:

• Ability to sufficiently understand the English language in order to communicate with individuals at all levels in the company and with various business contacts outside of the company in an articulate, professional manner and to read shipping manifest, shipping tally, transfer sheets and order forms.
• Sufficient physical strength and agility in order to climb ladders, operate a pallet jack and move boxes of merchandise weighing up to 75 pounds.
• Visual ability, corrected, to see fixtures and objects on the floor up to 10 yards away.
• Sufficient manual dexterity in at least one hand to be able to operate a pallet jack, use hand tools and manually complete required paperwork.
• Ability to stand continuously, walk at a reasonable pace and perform essential job functions for up to an eight and one-half hour shift, with two fifteen minute breaks and one-half hour meal break.
• Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision within two weeks after beginning work.


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Company Information

Born in 1915 out of a small retail store at the corner of 16th and Chicago in Omaha, Nebraska, Gordmans is proud to celebrate more than 100 years in business. Fashion trends may come and go, but Gordmans has thrived knowing that low-cost, high-quality apparel and décor are always on-trend.