Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Elgin, IL, US, 60124

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Weber-Stephen Products LLC

Independent Operator

Summary: The Independent Operator is proficient in all roles throughout the warehouse and has greater proficiency in the computer system.  They are also focused on pulling, checking and packing orders with productivity, quality and accuracy for all outbound shipments to end users, dealers or subsidiaries or for replenishing stock.  This position will be responsible for restocking shelves, picking/packing orders, and loading/unloading trucks. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Sort orders for customer and date of delivery.
  • Maintain high productivity, quality, and accuracy.
  • Be able to understand automated scanning system fully.
  • Maintain cleanliness of aisles, bins, packing stations and other areas on the shipping dock.
  • Observing all Safety and Weber regulations, understanding of proper manual lifting techniques.
  • Will need to process orders.
  • Must be able to drive a forklift.
  • Must be able to rotate to all applicable positions noted below.
  • Meet the assigned rate of the job.


Order Picking

  • Pull orders based on efficient travel through the picking locations.
  • Check the part numbers, descriptions, and quantities for each order. 
  • Periodically validate the bin/shelf quantity for the part with the quantity showing in the system.
  • Comprehend basic warehouse layout of bins/shelfs and items, including overstock and secondary locations.
  • Replenish Shelf and Bin locations.
  • Notify cell leaders and supervisors of incorrect units of measure, expiration product, wrong item numbers, or damaged product. 
  • Interact with Inventory Associate daily to ensure accurate inventory.
  • Use the wave/JLG or ladder to pick in higher locations.
  • Use of Reach Truck or Order picker for “Driver” designated picks.

Packing for Parcel Order

  • Pack orders in assigned cartons by making boxes and using foam machine or bubble pack for parts protection.
  • Verify correct part numbers, description, and quantity when packing orders.
  • Place completed orders on conveyor for further processing.
  • Read and understand the pick ticket, including special instructions, Next Day Air, Second Day Air, QA Inspect, Driver Pick, etc.
  • Operating a computer used to process orders and print shipping labels
  • Understand proper packaging materials and procedures, including weights, temperature requirements, corrugated boxes, labels, and
    proper routing.
  • Maintain and stock proper inventory of packing supplies.
  • Sort packages by carrier designation (Express, Smart post, Canada, Ground) and assist with loading the truck when needed.


Packing for Large Customer Orders

  • Check labels to determine all Carriers package by visually noticing the label. Separate all Carriers packages and stack on separate skids, shrink wrap, and load on truck.
  • Understand proper packaging materials and procedures, including weights, temperature requirements, corrugated boxes, labels, special placards, and proper routing.
  • Pack material picked into the system using an RF gun.
  • For export orders pack to Country of Origin.
  • Sort orders by Country and Date of delivery.
  • Pack orders in assigned cartons by making boxes and using bubble pack for parts protection.
  • Check part numbers with description when packing orders.
  • Place completed orders on proper skids to be shipped.
  • Verify labels to determine which country to be ship to and that orders are on the correct skid.  Make sure skids are shrink-wrapped and loaded on the correct truck.


Packing to Stock

  • Performs more complex assemblies involving multiple parts.  Assemble parts by arranging parts, screwing, and fastening miscellaneous parts, and testing parts according to specific quality and production standards.
  • Prepares packing materials for use by ordering, counting, assembling, protectively wrapping and arranging parts in a carton or rack according to specific quality production and transportation standards.
  • Labels products by identifying and applying labels to parts or cartons.
  • Monitors quality of production by self-check, successive checks, and comparison to quality standards.
  • Active with troubleshooting and continual improvement of the process.
  • Keep tools in good working order.
  • Stock proper inventory of packing supplies. 



  •  Works with the flow of parts/materials with the operation by driving a standup and/or sit-down forklift to appropriate location (loading and unloading parts).
  • Will require the use of putting away pallets in double deep racks.
  • Issues requested materials to requested stations.  Reads tags which include numbers, descriptions, and destinations.  Checks the ticket information and matches information on the racks.
  • Check, verify and comprehend directions or request from supervisor and other employees.
  • Maintains inventory accuracy by moving material to correct locations.
  • Inspects the material before it is put in location or packed away and maintains warehouse space by stacking in a logical order.
  • Accurately loads/unloads materials by use of the forklift/clamp truck.
  • Maintains equipment by completing the appropriate equipment check list daily. (Checks fluids, brakes, etc.).
  • Contacts appropriate department for repairs.
  • Monitors quality of production by self-check, successive checks, and comparison to quality standards.
  • Active with continual improvement of the process.


Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.

  • Must have parts and procedure knowledge.
  • Ability to work as a team with other members of the cell.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping.
  • Adherence to safety requirements
  • Ability to drive a light duty picking machine (Wave, JLG or equivalent) or climb a 16’ ladder.
  • Ability to drive a Reach truck, Order picker, and or Sit-down clamp/fork truck.


Language Skills                                                     

  • Must be able to read materials in the format they are provided.
  • Bilingual a plus


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must be able to pass the Weber Powered Industrial truck certification to operate all equipment.

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago