Warehouse Associate - Johnston, IA

Category: Open Deadline: July 31, 2022 Contact: Janet Weeden (515-471-1553) Location: Johnston, Iowa

Starting Range $17 - $20/hour


The Warehouse Associate is responsible for all activities related to fulfilling customer orders, packing, shipping, receiving, loading/unloading, and stocking parts and equipment. This position is a leading contributor to the overall cleanliness and appearance of the physical plant

Essential Functions

  • Fulfill orders by pulling parts, packing boxes and shipping packages expediently and accurately
  • Load and unload all equipment shipments and store the equipment on the lot efficiently.
  • Assist in staging/preparing equipment for service and repair.
  • Check in and accurately label all parts orders
  • Immediately communicate all inventory shortages to purchasing department
  • Control quality by reporting damaged inventory to purchasing department
  • Assist with yearly inventory count
  • Monitor and schedule maintenance and repair of warehouse equipment
  • Mow, trim, remove snow and maintain the property
  • Gather and remove trash for the entire building
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area and adhere to all safety procedures


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and negotiate with people at all levels
  • Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills; able to balance multiple priorities and demands simultaneously
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to use Microsoft Outlook and operate industry-specific software

Special Considerations

  • This position reports to the General Manager, Brad Funkhouser, and works closely with other warehouse associates and parts managers; this position has frequent contact with customers, vendors and delivery personnel
  • Most often, work is performed in an indoor warehouse, however outdoor work is frequently required, sometimes in adverse weather conditions including extreme cold and heat.
  • In general, work occurs during regular business hours, Monday - Friday; however work outside normal hours, including overtime and weekend hours are required during peak seasons and to meet deadlines
  • The demand of this position often requires a high level of physical endurance. Work is medium to heavy requiring a minimum exertion of 50 - 75 lbs. of force occasionally and 10 - 25 lbs. of force frequently to lift and move objects
  • Noise level associated with this position is usually moderate but can fluctuate between being occasionally quiet and sometimes very loud
  • While performing the requirements of this job, employee is required to walk and stand for extended periods of time. Reaching, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching are also frequently required
  • Feeling, handling and grasping with the hands when handling small parts is required
  • Must be able to climb stairs and use a stepladder

Pay and Benefits

  • Starting pay range $17 - $20 per hour commensurate with skill and experience
  • Benefit package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Life, Short-Term Disability, Accident 401(k) withe Employer Match, PTO (19 days to start), Boot Allowance

Unless otherwise stated, I voluntarily give Davis Equipment/Turfwerks the right to make a thorough investigation of my past employment and activities. I agree to cooperate in such investigation, and release from all liability all persons, companies, or corporations supplying such information. If an offer of employment is given, I understand I must successfully complete a pre-employment criminal background check. I am also aware that I will be required to provide proof/identification that I am eligible to work in the United States. I certify that information given in this application is accurate, complete, and I understand that inaccurate information may be cause for termination if discovered after employment begins.

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