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Staples Warehouse Trainer Full Time 3rd Shift in Montgomery, New York

Shift : 10:00pm-6:30am/Sunday-Thursday

Pay Rate : Up to $24.90/hour

Pay Rate: $21.65-22.90/hour Based On Experience + $2.00/hour Shift Differential

Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together.

Join our Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and deliver essential products to our customers.

What you’ll be doing: As a Warehouse Trainer, you will administer on-the-job, classroom, material handling equipment, and safety training to new and existing associates. You will collaborate with leadership to ensure training programs meet the business needs.  You will assist within department functions as needed, based on volume, in addition to training.

In this role, you will update training materials to reflect changes in Standard Operating Procedures and policies and determine training effectiveness. In addition, you will collaborate on new ideas to improve training and meet business needs.

You will need to be driven by results and able to track success of how training translates to quality and other metrics. You will work closely with operational leadership to address operational concerns/ questions regarding training and investigate root cause to training issues and recommend solutions.

Safety is our utmost priority so, in this role, we will look to you to ensure safe work practices and embrace our safety culture.

You will be essential to the success of Staples Supply Chain as we deliver to our customers.

What you bring to the table:

  • An ability to perform and understand warehouse operations

  • An ability to work independently, demonstrate analytical thinking including mathematic skills and the ability to solve problems

  • An ability to work on a computer using Windows including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel and ability to learn/understand WMS systems

  • An ability to communicate and collaborate with all members of the team, at all levels to ensure successful customer outcomes

  • An ability to work on a computer using Windows including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

  • An inclusive approach with your colleagues and customers to forge strong relationships and foster collaboration to resolve issues

  • An ability and a willingness to perform basic housekeeping in assigned areas of warehouse

  • An ability to adopt our safety procedures quickly and ensure safe work practices

  • An ability to be trained and MHE certified to operate power material handling equipment, i.e. Forklift, Electric Pallet Jack, etc.

  • An ability to be flexible to train on various shifts depending on the needs of the new hires being trained

  • An ability to work in a warehouse environment with seasonal temperature variations

Qualifications :

What’s needed- Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to pass a drug screen to the extent permissible legally

  • Basic English language skills (both verbal and written communications) 

  • As a Full-Time associate, you must have the ability to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift; additional overtime hours will be required based on business need

  • An ability to work at heights of 60 feet or more

  • An ability to lift, push or pull boxes/merchandise weighing between 70 pounds and 100 pounds by hand

  • Must be at least 18 years old

What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one (1) year related experience in a warehouse environment; including training experience

  • Previous exposure or knowledge Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience

The physical demands described 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 essential functions.

We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups and resources such as the Social Justice Resource Center

  • Full-Time Paid Time Off: 112 Hours and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays + 1 floating holiday), Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more perks and benefits (

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Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.