Eastern Industrial Supplies, Inc.

Distribution Associate

Req#: 3341104
Category(s): Operations
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Distribution Associate

Who We are:

At Eastern Industrial Supplies we are renowned for our exceptional company culture that surpasses all expectations. Honoring God in all we do is the bedrock of our operations and we take immense pride in our unwavering commitment to caring for our team members, where every individual is genuinely appreciated. As a family-owned and operated enterprise, our associates truly embody the spirit of kinship, making Eastern Industrial Supplies an extraordinary place to work – just ask our team!

But it doesn’t stop there. We offer an unparalleled learning experience, providing abundant opportunities for personal and professional growth within the industry. From our establishment in 1980 in Greenville, SC, we have expanded across the Southeast, including markets in NC, SC, FL, GA, TN, and AL. As a member of our team, you’ll be immersed in the world of industrial pipe, valves, and fittings (PVF) and commercial plumbing products, gaining extensive knowledge and expertise that is second to none.

Distribution and Fabrication Responsibilities Include:

  • Pulls orders for shipment from warehouse inventory including inter-company orders for delivery.
  • Process UPS orders
  • Verifies the accuracy of all shipments out of the distribution center.
  • Pulls all orders for next day shipment before leaving work.
  • Stages and prepares orders for shipment while making sure the items are packaged neatly.
  • Separates material to shipping points.
  • Loads outgoing shipments onto trucks and ships orders on common carriers.
  • Ensures all tagged material is double checked before shipment.
  • Fills bin areas to keep the products available for pulling orders. Keeps racks and bin areas neat. Also maintains the cleanliness of the warehouse and grounds.
  • Organizes pallets and stacks in a safe area of the warehouse.
  • Operate forklift to stage all material in the proper area of the warehouse.
  • Completes all shipping paperwork in a timely manner and notifies salesperson if the material is short.
  • Counts, weighs, measures, or examines packaging and contents of items for conformance to company specifications.
  • Affixes postage on packages and ships motor freight packages and pipe.
  • Compares items packed with customer orders and other identifying data.
  • Ensures all material pulled is from the location indicated by the RF gun.
  • Wraps skids, tapes them up, identifies them, and loads them onto the correct truck.
  • Assists with putting both pipe and stock away as needed in correct rack in the distribution center.
  • Assists the supervisor as needed on checking trucks, loading pipe and other duties as needed.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors

What You’ll Get From the Job:

  • Competitive Pay & Comprehensive Benefits: We offer great benefits including medical, dental, short term disability (paid for by the company) and a 401(k) plan with employer match.
  • Paid Time Off: Eastern offers paid holidays and a bank of Paid Time Off (PTO) hours. This allows for a healthy work-life balance and to take the time you need to rest, relax, and rejuvenate.
  • Eastern Cares” Mission Days: As an employee, you can participate in PAID mission days, where you can engage in meaningful volunteer work and contribute to causes that matter to you.
  • Growth and Development: You can develop your skills and advance in your career through training programs, mentorship opportunities, and internal promotions.
  • Positive Company Culture: As a family-owned and operated business, the sense of being part of a family extends to all associates. You will be part of a supportive and inclusive work environment where your contributions are recognized and appreciated.

What We Need From You:

  • Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or GED; strongly prefer at least 1 year of related warehouse, forklift and material handling experience. Distribution experience.
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer knowledge and experience.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Driver’s License.
  • Location: You must live within a reasonable distance from the Distribution Center. This job is NOT remote and requires you to enter the center every workday.
  • Physical Ability: You must be able to lift up to 50lbs and perform functions such as crouching, kneeling, and balancing.

Location: Birmingham, AL 35217

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Workplace


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