Company: Telephone & Data Systems
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Technician will provide quality service to our internal
customers while supporting customer focused activities and company
projects while coordinating the inbound and outbound shipments
accurately and free from damage. The Warehouse Technician will
additionally maintain inventory and ensure accuracy in applicable
tracking systems. Handles work orders and works with customers to
ensure applicable receipt and stocking of Telecom and CATV
installation, maintenance, and construction materials with a high
degree of accuracy.
TDS Telecom, headquartered in
Madison, WI, employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000®
company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has
approximately six million connections nationwide through its
businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC,
and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several
Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity,
Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit
- Gathers items or materials requested by
customers for issue or assembles Bills of Materials (BOM) required
for specific projects. Packages orders, shipments, or BOM’s to
protect materials from damage during transit. Ships materials to
vendors, repair facilities, or customers. Delivers customer orders
or materials to various departments and locations. May also test
equipment for proper function and schedule repairs of damaged or
broken or defective equipment. This may include coordination of
repair to include CPE, head-end, hardline equipment and warranty
- Safeguards and tracks inventory items to ensure
accurate accountability. Identifies and sorts materials, marks and
labels inventory items prior to storing or distribution. Stores or
puts inventory items away in assigned storage locations. May also
ensure that all new CPE equipment is loaded correctly into SAP,
IUTA, and other tracking databases as required within 48 hours of
receipt, unpacking and labeling and repacking before adding to
inventory. Maintains inventory including purchasing, receiving,
stocking and tracks regulated and non-regulated equipment and
materials. Tracks inventory, maintains appropriate inventory levels
which may include the utilization of tracking tools via mailbox and
web-tools, plant record systems, SAP and other company applications
where applicable. Conduct cycle and inventory counts as directed.
Inventory responsibilities may include warehouse, vehicles, in
process orders, repair and delinquent shipments which includes the
loading and unloading of all shipments.
- Takes possession of products or materials to
place them into inventory or distribute them for immediate use.
Receiving duties include: unloading inbound shipments from delivery
trucks, inspection of shipments for any visible damage, material
counts and coordination with packing slips, and documentation to
verify item number, description and quantity, and/or damage to
shipment, documentation of shipments and/or discrepancies and
reports findings to management. May include tagging and filing
documents indicating receipt.
- Operate and
Maintain Equipment - Operates and
maintains department equipment as required to ensure operational
readiness. Duties include: operating forklifts to load or unload
palletized materials, using hand trucks and carts to move or
deliver products, weighing materials, using stenciling equipment to
mark or label pallets and spools, utilizing barcode scanners and
computers to collect and record data, perform operator inspections
and maintenance as required by equipment manuals and/or company
policies, operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner
following prescribed work methods. Assigns or issues Customer
Premise Equipment to technicians needed for each work order. Work
with technicians, coordinators, contractors on local recoveries.
May issue CPE, and construction supplies and equipment with
- Record Keeping
- Maintains records, documentation, and files critical to
business and financial operations. Duties include: filing,
archiving, or retrieving records as required in support of audits,
financial reporting, or other business operations, disposing of
files or records in compliance with company policies. This includes
working with Finance to maintain accurate and appropriate inventory
levels. Arrange disposal or recycling of equipment as
- Safety &
Security - Perform all actions in compliance with all
organizational safety, housekeeping, and security policies (Federal
OSHA, DOT, and Company Safety policies and
- Cares for the gathering of materials for each kit,
assembles, weighs/counts, labels, and stores each kit in its
have and maintain a valid driver’s license, insurance and have
access to reliable transportation.
years’ experience in warehousing or distribution center
years’ using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and
years’ experience operating material handling equipment (forklifts,
pallet lifters, and rigging equipment).
- 1+ years
of experience using a Warehousing, Inventory, ERP Management
Systems (Great Plains, SAP, Navision, MRP or similar).
possess, or have the ability to gain a Forklift
- Experienced at
performing regular warehouse stocking, counting, picking and
to interact with customers, vendors and co-workers in a friendly
and professional manner.
to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; develops
and maintains two-way communications; keeps other departments
informed of developments affecting their functions.
to multi-task and respond to changing priorities; excels at cutting
through confusion and turning chaos into order.
organizational skills with an attention to detail.
- Possesses mathematical
- Possesses technical
and Work Environment. The physical demands and work
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
As a part of your total
compensation, #TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit
package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term
needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we
have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health
benefits and retirement options please click here.
At TDS, we embrace Equal
Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all
qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status
protected by law. To
learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and
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