Our Pet Distribution Segment is searching for 1st ShiftWarehouse Associates in our Phoenix, AZ location. This position is responsible for picking, packing and consolidating orders.Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits effective the first month after just 30 days and a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution after just 90 days of employment. Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA) is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet and lawn and garden supplies markets. Please see our website at www.central.com for additional company information. MEASURES OF SUCCESS Processes transactions utilizing RF technology and/or by identifying items on a paper pick ticket according to bin location, part number, and/or description, or other method used within facility. Operate powered and manual material handling equipment to pick orders. Use forklift to load and unload materials. Assure that the highest standards are maintained for safety, housekeeping, and compliance with all government and company standards. Lead continuous improvement projects as assigned by manager. Handle additional tasks necessary to fulfill the needs of the company and the customer as deemed by operations manager. IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES Previous experience in warehousing / distribution desired; specifically, to pulling, packing, and consolidating orders. Basic ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, using the English language. Basic math skills (counting, addition, subtraction, and multiplication). Ability to operate a stand-up and/or sit-down fork trucks and electric pallet jacks. Ability to push, pull, grasp and fine manipulation of equipment using hands is ongoing throughout the work hours. Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. Exhibit good performance and behavior as measured through indicators such as teamwork, attendance, quality, and productivity. Must have dependable transportation. Candidate must pass a drug screen and background check. Work in a fast-paced, metric driven environment. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is conducted primarily in a warehouse environment with adequate lighting levels. Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds regularly. Requires individual to walk and/or stand for long periods of time. Ability to work a flexible work schedule (start early and/or stay until work is complete). BENEFITS PACKAGE & EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS: Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Free Life and Disability Insurance Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 401k with 3% company match and annual profit-sharing bonus Paid vacation, holidays and sick time Employee Assistance Program Discount on Pet supplies, cell phones, movie tickets, gym memberships, and more Education Assistance Referral Program with cash bonus Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA) is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet, lawn and garden supplies markets. Please visit our website for additional information www.central.com. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. LI-AK1

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