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Operations Support

Company: GMS
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit www.gms.com or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy * Oversee that all delivery personnel adhere to OSHA and GMS policies while working in the warehouse and at the jobsite * Perform weekly and monthly GMS management safety reviews in collaboration with the Safety Manager * Oversee the cleanliness and maintenance of warehouse and yard areas * Prepare orders by processing requests: pull accurate materials and place in appropriate area for customer pick up or delivery; loading and unloading trucks as necessary * Maintain inventory controls through minimizing materials damage and ensuring order accuracy * Be able to organize the warehouse and manage bin locations * Establish, maintain and promote high standards of customer service * Workers are required to lift up to 50 lbs., walk or stand for most of the shift, and wear protective gear and steel-toed boots * Ensure that equipment is maintained to company operating standards * Appropriately responding to and managing telephone calls and mail/email requests * Assisting with the day end procedures * Prepare, track, and manage preliminary notices * Prepare and receive items for shipping via Fed Ex, UPS, and standard mail daily * Deliver, process and respond to mail * Assist front counter with customer inquiries and direct calls appropriately * Assist Office Manager and/or Branch Manager with day to day responsibilities regarding customer orders, invoices, office supplies, and maintenance * Scan, copy and organize important documents and files

Other Competencies:

* Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive * Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

Basic Qualifications:

* High school diploma preferred * Must have a valid driver's license * Forklift experience * Knowledge & use of general office administration/management practices & technology * Demonstrated proficiency in working with Microsoft Office products * Strong verbal & written communication skills * Strong organizational, analytical, & problem solving skills

Physical Demands:

* Must be able to remain in stationary position 70% * Occasionally, will move about inside the office to access files, office machinery, etc. * Must be able to operate basic office machinery * Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. * Must be able to lift 25lbs or more at a time * Constantly working in office environment

Mental Demands:

* Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks * Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks * Must be able to multitask * Must be able to receive and analyze financial information * Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur * Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement

Company Benefits:

* Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance * 401k * Paid holidays & vacation days

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: GMS, Harrisburg , Operations Support, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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