Supply Assistant - Kitting & Loading

  • American Red Cross
  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Aug 29, 2023

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross  you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best.  Are you ready to be part of  the world's largest humanitarian network?

Join us—Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

Supply Assistant - Kitting 

 

 

Why Choose Us?  
As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good. 
 

We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve.  Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.  

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions. 

 

What You Need to Know:  

As a Stock Warehouse Assistant in the kitting department, you will process supply totes that are used in the collection of blood products, and stock the kitting area with supplies from the warehouse, daily, to ensure consistent availability of blood collection totes  

As a Red Cross Team member, you will take care of your team members – show up for every shift and give 100% while you’re there. Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, always demonstrating care and compassion 

WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD: 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assist with the receiving and shipment of totes to the sites we support 

  • Assist and work with warehouse staff. Cross-train staff where possible to ensure department coverage 

  • Work with and help coordinate with our volunteer partners who assist in the kitting operation. 

  • Inspect, verify and report discrepancies/damaged of materials and supplies against receiving documents. Store and stack materials to prescribed methods. 
    Fulfill daily customer orders, prepare transportation documents, deliver materials and supplies to end user and/or departments 

  • Operate Power Industrial Trucks (PIT) such as electric pallet jacks and various forklift equipment.  

  • May assist with systemwide electronic computer inventory management system data entry, reporting functions, and with electronic inventory reconciliation process. 

  • Other duties as required 

 

Standard Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.   A Saturday shift (of 4 hours) is required every 6-8 weeks.    

Pay Information: $16.95 per hour

 

What you Need to Succeed: 

  • Education: High School or equivalent required. 

  • Basic reading, writing, communications, and math skills required. Knowledge of general office procedures and practices is preferred.  

  • May be required to be certified in forklift operation.  

  • Valid driver's license and clean DMV record may be required 

  • Ability to work on a team. 
     

Physical Requirements: 
Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50lbs frequently; lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 50 lbs. with assistance or the use of a powered industrial truck. Frequently required to push carts weighing up to 250 pounds on flat flooring or ramps. Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Occasionally required to sit and climb ladders or balance. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus. 

 
Benefits for you! 

We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn. 

  • Medical, Dental Vision plans 

  • Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts 

  • PTO + Holidays 

  • 401K with 4% match 

  • Paid Family Leave 

  • Employee Assistance 

  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term 

  • Service Awards and recognition 

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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