Warehouse Assistant

Job Summary

The Warehouse Floor Assistant will be responsible for supporting various team members as needed. He/she will act as a backup person to help assemble boxes for packing, select items for shipment, as well as, receiving shipments.

The hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm and Saturdays on an as-needed basis. This position of employment is considered non-exempt and as a non-exempt employee, you will be eligible to receive overtime pay for hours worked outside of 40 per week.


  • Assist to assemble corrugated boxes for packing use
  • Help to change method of packing for garments according to customer requirements
  • Select item orders during high volume times 
  • Sort items on racks, shelves or bins according to Lafayette 148 standards
  • Assist in loading orders when UPS or truck arrives for pick up
  • Support as needed 

Desired Background:

  • Minimum High School diploma (or equivalent)
  • Experience in fashion industry a plus


  • 3-5 years’ experience in the garment industry
  • Warehouse work experience preferred


  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and proactive
  • Previous stock experience desired
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Effective time management skills and must be able to multi-task
  • Fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency on assignments 
  • Excellent organization skills; attention to detail and excellent follow up skills
  • Must be flexible (hours outside of normal working hours) and able to act independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Since this position requires the handling of merchandise there will be physical work. Physical functions will include:

  • Must be able to push and pull rolling racks with weights up to 200 pounds
  • Requires ability to lift up to 40 poundsat a time
  • Frequent bending, pushing, pulling and lifting, twisting and reaching
  • Ability to hold and grip garments
  • Ascending/descending from a rolling ladder to hang/remove garments
  • Must be able to stand and walk about the warehouse throughout scheduled shifts; up to 8 hours
  • Scanning of up to 250-300 pieces using hand held scanner
  • Required language is English
  • Candidate must be able to communicate both verbal and written in English

Base Pay Range:

  • The base pay range for this position in New York City is $15.00 - $20.00 hourly; base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, and location.

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