Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse
  • 16-Nov-2022 to 16-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Paid medical stipend, PTO, Vacation, Birthdays, 403b retirement. M-F Schedule 7:00 AM-3:30 PM


ABOUT TAB:

Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse (TAB) a non-profit organization, was founded in 1934 by Dr. Henry L. Hilgartner and other civic-minded citizens of Austin to provide a setting where blind men and women could come to learn skills and create products that were sold door to door.

Today, Travis Association for the Blind stays true to the mission established in 1934 by providing opportunities for economic and personal independence for people who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf blind by creating, sustaining, and improving employment. We continue to grow and expand the services we provide to blind Texans.

Our Core Values guide us in everything we do: LIGHT: Leadership, Integrity, Growth & Innovation, Heart, and Teamwork.

TAB offers a variety of benefits to include: 403(b) retirement plan; health insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance; employee assistance program; life insurance; paid time off; paid holidays; employee appreciation events; and more.


Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with San Diego Contract
  • Successful candidate will build TL/LTL freight shipments for third party Logistics (3PL Distribution)
  • Coordination of all activities with Supply Lead, Wave Planner, and warehouse Manager
  • Verify orders are accurately filled using RF Gun and compare items and quantities of products gathered for shipment and documents and the automated warehouse management system
  • Ensure shipments are properly packed and properly identified with shipping information
  • Prepare, process, and keep records of shipments , e.g. manifest bill of lading
  • Manage operating supplies and equipment
  • Prepare periodic activity reports to share information with management

Requirements

  • Verifiable high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Prefer 2 to 3yrs experience in warehouse logistics
  • Ability to operate manual and electric pallet jacks and achieve certification within 30 days
  • Strong organizational and math skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computers including good working skills with MS word, MS Excel, email and the internet
  • A working knowledge of general warehouse management software will be a plus- current software used is Manhattan Scale

Skills

  • The incumbent most demonstrate the following skills
  • Team building skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Very effective organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills a must
  • Ability to perform lead responsibilities as necessary

Personal Attributes

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Be Flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethic
  • Professionalism

Physical Demands

  • Be able to meet the physical demands of the position




ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Background Check and Drug Screen required
  • Confirmation of COVID-19 Vaccination Status (or approved Accommodation Request)
  • Internal and external applicants accepted
  • Verifiable documentation of ability to work in the US

Individuals who are blind or visually impaired are encouraged to apply


TRAVIS ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

TAB provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, TAB complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf


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