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Distribution Center Associate in Garden Grove, CA at OneSource Distributors

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

OneSource Distributors is a wholesale distributor of electrical products, automation controls, industrial supplies and safety products from over 18 locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Mexico. Our focus is People, Processes and Technology: People are our most important resource; it is our People that contribute to our success, service our customers and ensure we lead in the markets we serve. Processes are efficient and effective through the use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Leading distribution Technology and custom built solutions support all aspects of our operations.  

Individuals who demonstrate competency and accountability, expertise, and a desire to succeed and progress our organization are welcome to apply.

OneSource is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. Sonepar USA is made up of over 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Sonepar USA is a member of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related solutions. For more information, visit

    Position Summary:

As a DC Associate, you will be trained on effective distribution center organization, order fulfillment, and other daily routines. Your team’s job will be to make sure that every completed order and every customer experience reflects our mission and high standards. This is accomplished on your end through effective receiving, storing, and distributing of materials, tools, equipment, and products


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(Include the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Read orders such as customer, work, shipping and transfer orders to determine products to be moved, gathered or distributed.
  • Convey material and products from receiving area to storage or other designated areas.
  • Scan, sort and place material on racks, shelves and/or bins according to predetermined distribution center location.
  • Assemble customer orders from stock and place on pallets or shelves; or convey orders to packing station or shipping department.
  • Prepare parcels for mailing.
  • Complete cycle counts and verify quantities of stock on request.


       Education and/or Experience: 

  • Utility, Electrical and/or distribution experience preferred but not required
  • High School diploma or G.E.D.; or
  • 6 months of related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills
  • Must have the ability to set goals and meet deadlines
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and ability to get the job done correctly and in a timely manner
  • Must possess a proactive and positive team approach to problem resolution
  • Must have the ability to establish strong working relationships with co-workers and management
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Strong mathematical skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, including fractions and decimals.
  • Must be able to read and interpret invoices and packing slips.
    Work Environment

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.):

  • Long and varied hours required occasionally
  • Ability to work mandatory physical inventory
  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold environment
  • Ability to work in dusty conditions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance. The employee will frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds and may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.