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Houston, US Harvey, LA, US

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Warehouse Associate

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?




We are looking for a Warehouse Associate to join our dynamic, fast-paced Warehousing team. This position can be located in Harvey LA or Houston TX.


What will you be doing


As a Warehouse Associate  you will be responsible for all warehouse activities.


The ideal candidate has an Associate's degree and 5+ years of warehousing/logistics experience.


As a Warehouse Associate, you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Operate forklifts and hand/power tools safely.
  • Load / unload trucks.
  • Receive, count, stock, pick, pack and ship items for incoming and outbound shipments.
  • Cycle counting of inventory according to requirements.
  • Maintain records.
  • Maintain warehouse supplies and tools.
  • General housekeeping of warehouse area.
  • Supporting in handling local transportation requests.
  • Other warehouse duties as needed.


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have these skills and qualifications:

  • Forklift certified.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Initiative to improve warehouse processes.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Well organized.
  • Good communication and cooperation skills.
  • Team player attitude internally and externally.
  • Some experience of handling transport bookings is seen as a benefit.
  • Highschool diploma required, Associate degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience within logistics, warehousing and supply chain management.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer software programs.
  • Good spoken and written English skills.


Why you and us


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 


If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application.


Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: http://www.wartsila.com/en/careers/vacancies.


Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.   Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 




Last application date: 01/02/2022

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com.

Nearest Major Market: Houston