Organization: The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Title: Retail Sales Associate, Fallon, Nevada BSC
Location: Fallon, NV
Dept.: Base Supply Centers
Reports to: BSC Store Manager
Hours: Full-time, Monday - Friday, Days
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is a successful manufacturing social enterprise, with over 60 years of experience in precision machining, that is committed to making jobs accessible to individuals who are blind. Our manufacturing operations center on producing an array of machined parts and plastic injection molding for various aerospace manufacturers, as well as a host of office products and hydration equipment sold to the Federal Government under the AbilityOne Program. The Lighthouse offers Contract Management Support closeout services for commercial, federal, and military customers. We also run a Contact Center, which places and receives inbound and outbound calls for a large span of assorted clients. Lastly, we operate eight AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) up and down the west coast that offer easy customer access to Lighthouse products, direct feedback and communication with customers, and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind in geographic areas not served by larger nonprofit agencies.
If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic and engaged social enterprise that values: Accessibility, Accountability, Communication, Community, Confidentiality, Respect, Safety, Teamwork, Training, and Upward Mobility, you are encouraged to apply for the below position.
Supports the operation of a Base Supply Center selling products used by the military to perform their duties.
Essential Job Functions:
• Assists customers in locating product in the store.
Directs customer to appropriate person for non-stock or complex requests.
Box or Pack customer orders.
Assist customers in loading purchases in their vehicles or assist with delivery requirements as needed.
Answer telephone and assist customer inquiries.
When backorders are received processes paperwork and contacts customers for pick up.
Rotates stock according to packaging expiration date.
Communicates to supervisor regarding any uncertainty of work instructions.
Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Adheres to safety standards. Immediately notifies supervisor or Human Resources of any safety concerns and problems.
May assist in unloading freight and in the receiving process.
Ability to pick master cartons off floor, put onto carts and stock shelves.
Performs regular housekeeping and assigned janitorial duties.
Performs cycle counts.
Re-stock shelves as freight is received.
Assures Shelf Tags are present, readable, in good condition and accurate.
Labels shelves with Shelf (Price) Tags. Uses sticker system to identify back stock or multiple facings.
Identify and label AbilityOne products with shelf talkers.
Manages products that are out-of-stock by check inventory quantity, min/max and flipping shelf tags where products are sold out.
Maintain product quality and standards of the store by constantly facing products.
Reports any carton and product damage to management for disposition.
Represents Lighthouse and AbilityOne in a positive manner and maintains professional appearance.
Other duties as assigned.
National Industries for the Blind in accordance with the Javits Wagner O'Day Act under the AbilityOne program requires us to certify that a certain percentage of our direct labor is performed by individuals that are blind. This position is giving hiring preference to people who are legally blind under federal law. Must able to provide a physician’s statement of legal blindness.
High School diploma or GED preferred.
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs (box of copy paper).
Ability to perform work assignments requiring repetitive motions.
Ability to stand for up to 8 hours with standard break periods.
Must be able to work on concrete floors that may be uneven. Standing, stooping, bending, stretching throughout shift.
Must be able to safely use warehouse equipment, climb ladders and load and unload delivery vehicles.
Working knowledge of Zoom Text.
Aptitude to perform basic math functions manually and with a calculator.
Must be able to use phones, fax and copier.
Must be able to communicate in a pleasant, polite, and professional manner with both customers and co-workers.
Should be able to answer routine customer questions and direct them to the appropriate person for resolution.
Must be fluent in English, written and spoken.
Commitment to Lighthouse mission.
Ability to work schedule as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color. National origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document forms upon hire.
To submit an application for this position or for more information about the Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. please visit www.lhblind.org/jobs