Inventory Associate

Job Description

Position Title: Inventory Associate (Forklift Operator)
Location: Omaha NE     
Division/Department: Logistics
EEO Classification: Operatives
Position Status: Full Time  
Salary Grade: $16.00 - $23.00
FLSA Classification: Non Exempt- receives overtime

Summary of Position:

The Inventory Associate is responsible for loading and unloading materials from various transport vehicles, using a shrink wrap machine to carefully assemble orders on pallets, collaborating with the logistics facilitator for smooth shipping and receiving. A crucial part of the team, the operator ensures products meet quality standards in tissue product manufacturing processes set by Outlook Nebraska.


  • Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles. 
  • Performs the operation of the shrink wrap machine.
  • Correctly assembles orders onto pallets for finished warehousing and shipping.
  • Coordinates with logistics facilitator to ensure effectiveness of all shipping and receiving tasks.
  • Must have a basic understanding of products and processes used to produce tissue products.
  • Ensures all products meet the Outlook Nebraska quality standards.

Core Competencies

  • Dependability/Reliability – Maintains punctuality enabling the successful performance of job-related tasks. 
  • Honesty/integrity - Displays behavior that is ethical and honest serving as a role model for others and perform actions that demonstrate their values.Initiative – Does more than is required or expected in the job; performs work that has not been directed, plans for upcoming problems or opportunities and takes appropriate action.
  • Personal Accountability - Assumes personal accountability for general work duties, achieving goals, meeting deadlines, and fulfills commitments to all team members. Accepts responsibility for both good and bad performance and behavior and applies constructive feedback to improve.
  • Quality - Monitors own work to ensure quality.  Meets productivity standards while completing assigned duties in a timely manner.
  • Resourcefulness – Ability to get things done in the face of obstacles and constraints by identifying what’s in front of one and optimizing available means.
  • ​​​​​​​Teamwork - actively participates in team. Encourages co-operation. Aware of needs of others and responds flexibly. Shares information and supports team members.

Required Education – Experience

  • Able to complete forklift operating certification
  • Basic math and reading skills