• Full Time
  • Illinois

Website Dollar Tree

Job Description

Distribution Center CLEANER – Job Description

Position Summary
The Distribution Center Cleaner conducts the deep cleaning and upkeep of an assigned area in a distribution center. This person operates at the direction of a supervisor, either singly or as a member of a team. Safe operation in accordance with Company policies is of prime importance.

Essential Functions

Cleans and maintains buildings/facilities. Performs heavy cleaning duties on a variety of surfaces within the distribution center.
Notifies managers concerning the need for minor or major repairs or additions to building operating systems
Establishes and maintains effective communication and working relationships with DC Associates and leaders, co-workers, and vendors.
Complies with all safety, security, compliance, and quality standards and procedures established by the Company and regulatory authorities.
Cleaner must be flexible and willing to complete all tasks that are assigned.

Cleans building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
Follows procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
Sometimes using ladders or powered equipment, dusts and washes furniture, walls, machines, ceilings, equipment, and other surfaces
Moves cabinets, boxes, furniture, crates and equipment to clean areas, either manually or by using hand trucks
May remove stains from such surfaces as walls, floors, and equipment using chemicals and cleaning solutions.
Will be required to properly and safely use and mix cleaning chemicals per manufacturer and company standards.
Removes debris
Empty trash and cardboard containers and sweep floors
Cleans and polishes furniture and fixtures
Cleans interior partition glass, windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees
Sprays insecticides and fumigants to prevent insect and rodent infestation
Must keep supply closet neat and orderly and maintain equipment in good working order
Requisitions supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties
Monitors building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and possibly checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created
Operate floor scrubbing equipment, cardboard baler and maintain all stations containing janitorial equipment
Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.
Identifies and corrects unsafe working conditions with management oversight.
Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.
Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Drives vehicles (if required) to perform or travel to cleaning work, including vans, industrial trucks, or industrial vacuum cleaners
Operates powered equipment
Works at high heights or in tight spaces
Will work around powered equipment
May be expected to make basic repairs
Miscellaneous duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
Must be 18 years of age or older
The physical demands 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 essential functions.
Ability to work at heights and in tight environments
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The employee must be able to be on their feet most of the day and walk several miles each day.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Preferred Qualifications
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required
1 yr of similar work experience
Ability to present self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
Ability to clearly communicate/convey information with co-workers and vendors
Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, and managers.
Good attention to detail.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to work well alone and closely with others in a team environment
Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

Working Conditions
Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours, and wet or uneven surfaces
Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events.
Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.
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