• Distribution Support

    Job Locations US-NY-Rochester
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Warehouse Support
  • Primary Functions

    The Distribution Support person is responsible for warehouse tasks including picking, product selection and order fulfillment, product preparation and packaging for shipment, receiving, stocking/put-away, shipping, including the identification of shipping method and preparation of order and shipping records in Horizon’s business system, preparation of  electronic and paper shipping documents, loading and unloading trucks/carriers, wire cutting and cycle counting. 


    May be responsible for Value Ad activities that include special re-packaging, sub-assemblies and special handling per customer specifications.  Responsibilities include verification of proper item(s) and quantity of product to ensure internal and external customer expectations, inventory accuracy and location integrity is maintained for both incoming and outgoing product. 

    Major Duties & Responsibilities

    Receive, inspect and verify product, ensuring product is free from damage, verify items/shipment with freight bills and purchase orders for accuracy/completeness.  Initiate corrective action in the event of non-verification or damage. Put away product and update business system.


    Select product to fulfill customer orders, verify product quantity and quality and initiate corrective action if appropriate.  Build pallets of correctly selected products, if necessary, to be packed and shipped.  Ensure pallets are complete and organized.


    Responsible for pipe pulling and wire cutting to fulfill customer orders. 


    Separate product from totes and skids per system orders, pack and/or prepare product for shipment.


    Identify appropriate shipping method, create shipping and customer documents for shipment and stage product for shipment via business system.


    Maintain inventory count accuracy and location integrity


    Prepare orders for carrier service by picking, packing and labeling merchandise and arrange pickup.

    Retrieve inventory, move material and load transportation vehicles. Unload vehicles; check merchandise for damage.


    Back up local delivery driving may be required as well as back up for customer site distribution functions.


    Perform basic housekeeping in assigned areas.



    Ability to operate, be certified or become certified to operate pallet jack, forklift, order picker/puller, fork truck, hand truck and other material handling equipment required. Must maintain knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations relating to equipment and warehouse safety.  Required certifications must be maintained to continue to be qualified for these positions.


    Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and processes; ability to complete mathematical measurements using measuring tapes/sticks and scales. Complete mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  High school diploma/GED required.


    Ability to identify and follow processes/procedures and identify product and quantity variances.  Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. 


    Data entry and/or exp. with computerized inventory/business system preferred and ability to interpret instructions from paper process. 


    Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities in a fast a paced environment. 


    Ability to lift 30-50 lbs. repeatedly, up to 100 lbs. with assistance; ability to repeatedly bend, reach, stoop, push, pull, twist and remain standing for extended periods of time.  Ability to work in narrow spaces and at heights of up to 30-35 feet. Corrected vision to clear distance and close vision of small numbers and letters required.


    Valid driver’s license and safe driving record may be required.


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