Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas

  • Full-Time Warehouse Associate

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

    (Hiring for out Retail Outlet Center located at 1800 N. Corrington Kansas City, Mo 64120)


    Reporting to the Operations Manager, the warehouse associate is responsible for operation of baling equipment to control excess non-salable merchandise and supply salvage merchandise to external vendors.


    Essential Functions

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • 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
    • Using hand stacker and forklift to load bales onto trailers or move throughout facility
    • Sorting product down to separate salvage lines
    • Performing duties according to safety expectations and procedures
    • Ensuring the physical safety of the back room and sales floor
    • Communicating safety issues and concerns to ensure quick resolution
    • All other duties assigned by the Operations Manager


    The Warehouse Associate will be a proven leader with the following:

    • At least 6 months of work history, unless this is their first job
    • High school diploma or equivalent is not required
    • Avoidance of any conflict of interest with product or customers
    • Appropriate and professional communication and demeanor
    • Ability to remain on task and 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 perform all job duties using required safety equipment
    • 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 provide funds that stay 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.


    Visit to learn more about our agency.



    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.


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