Tech Data - Americas

  • Prep Desk Specialist

    Location US-IN-South Bend
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    Travel Required
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  • Overview

    Performs a variety of functions within the Logistics Center which includes shipping, receiving and inventory control.  Possesses a broad knowledge of Warehouse Management System. Releases work assignments and conducts research. Troubleshoots and researches discrepancies within the Logistics Center. Communicates feedback and solutions for resolution.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Moves readily from function to function within the Logistics Center.
    • Responds to questions regarding one or more area(s) of expertise.
    • Resolves complex problems in one or more area(s) of expertise.
    • Reviews, assesses and releases all tasks.
    • Analyzes work flows to maximize utilization of facility labor.
    • Monitors daily order processing to improve work flow.
    • Researches and reconciles problem orders to meet facility timelines.
    • Conducts investigations to reconcile inventory discrepancies.
    • Performs necessary system transactions to maintain inventory accuracy.
    • Collects, analyzes, and maintains statistics and recommends courses of action.
    • Participates in inventory activities.
    • Participates in process improvement actions within the facility and the logistics network.
    • Performs additional duties as assigned.
    • Meets attendance and punctuality standards.

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Previous Work Experience:

    • 3+ years of high volumn logistics warehouse experience
    • Material handling equipment experience preferred
    • Experience in Logistics functions/systems such as; SAP-WMS, SOP's, shipping, receiving and/or inventory control.



    • Required:  High School Diploma/G.E.D.
    • Preferred:  Associate Degree


    Knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required:


    • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
    • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Able to effectively use relevant material handling equipment.
    • Able to execute oral and written instructions and to request clarification when needed.
    • Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.
    • Able to transport up to 50 lbs.
    • Able to maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.
    • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Able to quickly learn new systems and technology.
    • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
    • Able to serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
    • Able to use relevant computer system applications (which may include spreadsheets, word processors, databases, etc) at an advanced level.


    Working Conditions:


    • Distribution center environment which includes exposure to extreme temperatures; moderate and consistent noise levels; work at varying heights; hot and dry and wet and/or humid conditions; and outside weather conditions.
    • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires.

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