Von Maur

  • VMC Shipping Associate

    Operations - Warehouse
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Von Maur Center
  • Overview

    Von Maur was founded in 1872 with two simple goals – provide a wide selection of quality merchandise and establish excellent customer service principles by treating every customer like family. Since then, Von Maur has deliberately and steadily grown and expanded the variety of services offered to our customers. Our wide range of customer services include free delivery, complimentary gift wrapping, no questions asked customer return policy, alterations, and an interest free charge card.  Today, 35 Von Maur stores are scattered across 15 states:  Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin; and we’re still expanding. Our corporate headquarters and e-commerce facility are located in Davenport, Iowa.


    The integrity and values that have pleased our customers for generations also make Von Maur a wonderful place to work.  We value the diversity of our employees and each associate contributes in a unique way to our customer’s experience.  Von Maur employees are friendly and have a passion for customer service.  Being a part of our team requires dedication, enthusiasm and flexibility.  Associates are empowered to make decisions, acting in the best interest of the customer.


    Our company culture is characterized by a promote from within philosophy.  We hire people with the intent to promote them as far as their ability and ambition will take them. 


    Von Maur provides high quality jobs with excellent benefit packages that have a positive impact on the health, happiness and future of our associates and their families.


    A Shipping Associate unloads customer transfers, stock transfers and other items from all Von Maur stores.   Reloads merchandise and other items on trucks for store delivery.  Primary job responsibilities of a Shipping Associate include the following:


    -Manually unloads merchandise transferred from all store locations.

    -Sorts merchandise to be transferred to other store locations.

    -Stacks boxed merchandise into trucks.  Wraps and stacks some pallets for shipping.

    -Loads trucks with merchandise trolleys and boxed merchandise for shipping, with attention to detail, to various store locations.

    -Seals trucks for shipment, and completes necessary paperwork.

    -Assists Corporate Office personnel with lifting and carrying items as needed.

    -Crushes and bales cardboard boxes and plastic for disposal.


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