1st Shift Warehouse Team Member

  • Aldi
  • Owatonna, MN
  • time-alarm-solid 2024-02-03T00:00:00Z

Job Description

We are seeking a 1st Shift Warehouse Team Member to join our team at Aldi. As an integral part of our warehouse operations, you will play a key role in efficiently fulfilling orders from stores, relocating merchandise, strategic loading and unloading of shipments, and maintaining warehouse cleanliness and safety standards. In addition, you will collaborate with peers, suppliers, and warehouse leadership to improve processes and achieve budgeted goals. The role involves consistently performing assigned tasks, following company policies and procedures, and notifying management regarding product quality, safety concerns, and sanitation issues.


  • Select and receive incoming stock efficiently to fulfill store orders.
  • Relocate merchandise throughout the warehouse according to product handling guidelines.
  • Sort, organize, and strategically load merchandise for shipment and unload incoming shipments.
  • Perform general cleaning duties and maintain warehouse appearance standards and safety requirements.
  • Participate in taking warehouse inventory counts and provide input to improve processes.
  • Inspect and consult with warehouse management regarding product quality, safety concerns, and sanitation issues.
  • Assist warehouse management in achieving budgeted goals.
  • Follow the ergonomic program and operate equipment according to safety guidelines.

Job Qualifications

ALDI Acts Competencies:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older to be employed for this role at ALDI.
  • Demonstrates concern for quality, product integrity, and safety of one’s own and others’ work and impact to the stores.
  • Commits to and supports a collaborative working environment with peers and supervisors.
  • Adapts positively to pressure, setbacks, challenges, and change to achieve and sustain peak effectiveness.
  • Delivers excellent performance by seizing opportunities and proactively taking concrete actions that adhere to ALDI policies and procedures.
  • Makes decisions, stays organized, and maintains compliance with ALDI standards to support overall productivity and speed in the warehouse both for self and the broader team.

Job-specific Competencies:

  • Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skill of performing basic arithmetic equations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently lift and place products weighing up to 45 pounds on pallets at various heights.
  • Move merchandise from warehouse stock and prepare products for store deliveries.
  • Sit, stand, bend, reach, grip, push, pull, lift, carry, and walk throughout the warehouse and work in varying temperatures.
  • Safely and properly operate powered industrial equipment.


  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Discount Program
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
  • Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay
  • Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance