Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas

  • Full-Time Warehouse Associate

    Job Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Regular Full-Time
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    These positions are responsible for performing duties within the Retail Operations Center to maximize production and revenue. 


    Occupational Priorities

    • Operating a stand-alone tipping machine, maintaining consistent bale density.
    • Sorting non-bale material from those that are acceptable for baling.
    • Placing bales in holding areas.
    • Use hand stacker and forklift to load bales onto trailers or move throughout facility.
    • Sorting product down to separate salvage lines. 

    Requirements: Must have good manual dexterity and a full range of body motion to push, pull, carry, sort and lift clothes; Must be able to maintain a forklift operator’s certificate.


    Industrt Specifics 

    • Ability to remain on task
    • Ability to meet production standards
    • Commitment to mission of the organization
    • Understanding of the importance of the donor and salvage processes and how they support the mission
    • Must be able to tolerate loud noises and dust
    • Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 100 pounds regularly
    • Must be able to perform all job duties using required safety equipment


    Professional-Strong work ethic, solid judgment, commitment to the mission, must be able to lift, push, or pull up to 100 pounds regularly.


    Industry-Ability to remain on task, must be able to perform all job duties using required safety equipment, ability to meet production standards.


    Educational-The incumbent should have at least 6 months of work history, unless this is her first job, High School diploma or equivalent is not required, ability to become certified to operate a forklift and/or hand stacker


    Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas has a rich, 120 year+ history. Everyone knows Goodwill for our thrift stores, but few know what Goodwill is really all about. The sale of donated items provides funds that stays local, supporting thousands of job-seekers with barriers to employment. We believe in the Power of Work and are committed to helping people earn and keep jobs in this community. That’s why 90¢ of every dollar Goodwill spends goes directly into our mission, not into shareholders’ pockets.


    Our agency is evolving. We’re looking for new leaders and team members who want more than just a job. With a $30 million operating budget and a lot of room to grow, now is the time to join the next generation of Goodwill.


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    Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, disability or genetic information, and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply for available positions.  Individuals needing accommodations to complete an application may contact Human Resources at 816.842.7425 x300.


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