Our associates are the heart of our business. Without these dedicated, highly productive individuals, this distribution center would not be as successful as it is. Most career paths at ASC begin in our distribution center, though we are happy to accept applications and resumes for any position. The following are our current opportunities:
Purpose of Position: Distribution Supervisors are responsible for managing the activities of 50-100 associates and department leads to ensure the goals of the day/department are being met through the management of productivity standards, safety, and coordination of work between departments. Supervisors are also responsible for adhering to ASC's standards of associate relations and commitment to communication.
Position Description: ASC expects its Supervisory team to perform multiple functions within a day to include demonstrated problem solving, a keen awareness of safety and sanitation while maintaining high standards as they relate to productivity and methods/procedures, and a strong associate focus.
The successful candidate will have the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, changing environment while balancing the needs of our associates as well as the needs of our customers.
Additional responsibilities include partnering with human resources to hire and train in a timely manner; Consistently applying and supporting all policies/procedures; Making decisions based on analysis, experience and good judgment; Contributing innovative suggestions for improving work; Modeling a positive approach and sense of urgency when dealing with problems; Striving for a culture of shared concern for the well being of all associates, encouraging opportunities for participation and teamwork; Maintaining a visible presence on the floor, identifying performance issues, conducting audits and identifying potential barriers to productivity.
The selected candidate will also review daily time punches for accuracy and completeness; Participate in operational, accuracy, safety and other improvement committees as required; Complete documentation (accident/injury/policy) including investigation, follow up and retraining; Provide testimony with State Unemployment board and Workers' Compensation Board as necessary; Perform other duties and projects as requested by the Distribution Operations Manager or Facility Manager
Schedule: Although this is a 1st shift position, Distribution Supervisors must have the flexibility to support any shift in a 24/7 environment. While the weekday schedule for this candidate is to be determined, the selected candidate will be required to work Saturdays. Shifts will start as early as 5:30am.
Additional Information: To perform at a proficient level, a candidate would be expected to have:
- Degree in business management or equivalent experience
- 2-4 years experience in warehouse/distribution operations (5-7 years experience preferred)
- Experience supervising in a non-union environment
- Clear understanding of warehouse management systems, inventory control, shipping, receiving, selection, and productivity management systems
- Excellent oral and written communication skills. Bi-lingual candidate (Spanish, Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, Burmese or Nepali) strongly desired.
- Demonstrated leadership skills that generate respect and understanding
- Exceptional interpersonal, problem solving, coaching and counseling skills.
- Flexibility to manage relationships with hourly associates and all levels of management (strong background in associate relations is necessary)
- Work effectively in a fast paced, high pressured work environment with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
- Availability to regularly work Saturdays
- Flexibility to support any shift in a 24/7 environment
Purpose of Position: To re-stock product throughout the warehouse. Stockers are responsible for cutting the tops off cases of product and placing them on shelves for Order Selectors to pick product from.
Hours: 10:30pm-9:00am (at times, overtime may be required)
Schedule: Must work Sunday and Friday night plus 2 other weeknights
Additional Information: This position is eligible for incentive pay and requires constant lifting of full cases of product that can weigh up to 60 lbs. Overnight associates start out as Stockers and may be eligible to train in an overnight reach truck position after 90 days with good performance.
Purpose of position: Pick product in less than full case quantities
Hours: 5:30am-2:00pm 5 days/week (includes Saturday) or 5:30am-4:00pm 4 days/week (includes Saturday) You choose!
Schedule: Must work every Saturday plus 3 or 4 weekdays.
Additional Information: This is a fast-paced job that will keep you on your feet (you may walk 5-10 miles a day). This position is eligible for incentive pay.
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Purpose of Position: To physically count the product in the distiribution center in both full-case and less-than-full-case quantities in comparison to the inventory system numbers.
Hours: Part-Time 11-15 Hours Per Week
Schedule: 1 or 2 weekday evenings 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Saturday evening 5:00pm - 8:30pm, and/or Sunday morning 7:00am - 11:00am.
Other Information: This is an ideal position for students, for those looking to supplement their income, or for anyone else looking for part-time evening or weekend work. Must be at least 18 years old.
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At ASC, we believe in building and promoting internal talent. We offer our associates cross training and advancement opportunities. Programs such as the Open Call for Leads allow us to develop our internal talent and help to prepare associates for leadership positions.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, ASC will not discriminate on any basis considered unlawful under federal, state, and/or local laws including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, color, ethnicity, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, marital status, liability for military service, veteran's status or any other protected classification in regard to any position for which an associate or applicant for employment is qualified. This obligation extends to all areas of employment including, but not limited to the following:
• Selection and placement (job assignments)
• Rate of pay
• Promotion, demotion or transfer
• Progressive Discipline
• Daily work conditions
• Awards, compensation and benefits
How to Apply
We welcome the opportunity to get to know anyone that is interested in working at American Sales Company, no matter what
position you are interested in.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (please attach a resume in a Word document format).
In Person: Those interested in applying for a job in person are invited to visit American Sales Company at 4201 Walden Ave. in Lancaster.
Fax: You can also fax your resume and/or a completed application to 716-685-6144.
If you would like to get a head start on the application process, click here to print a copy of our employment application. You can print this, fill it out, and drop it off at either of our facilities.