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In 2009, Fortune magazine named Walmart the “World’s Most Admired Company.” This global company employs more than 2.1 million individuals in positions that range from cashiers and stockers, all the way up to store managers and pharmacists. Walmart's website states that, “A career at Walmart is more than a job. It’s a way to ignite your spark.” Working as a frozen stocker can be a rewarding position.
A Walmart frozen stocker and other stock associates are responsible for working overnight to ensure that all product and merchandise is fully stocked and displayed in a way that complies with company and safety policies. Frozen stock clerks also focus on replenishing product that is located in the refrigerated sections of the store.
Overnight frozen stock clerks are responsible for replenishing merchandise overnight to prepare the store for the next business day. Stock clerks are responsible for safely and correctly using ladders and pallet jacks to move merchandise throughout the store. Associates must maintain clean and safe work environments that are free of fixtures and debris by quickly and properly disposing of waste products. Individuals must be team players, but must also be able to work well under minimal supervision.
Frozen stock associates must be able to work the overnight shift either full-time or part-time. Individuals must possess basic math skills to ensure that the correct amount of product is placed in the proper location. Employees must also be able to read and write in English. This position requires that all applicants must be able to stand, walk, move, bend, twist, lift and squat throughout the duration of the shift. Individuals must be able to lift 40 pounds, but the ability to lift 80 pounds is preferred. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate minor coordination, such as being able to screw a bolt.
The average salary of a frozen stocker at Walmart is $9.57 an hour, which is a tad higher than the average sales associate at Walmart, who is paid $8.87 an hour, according to Glassdoor.com. In addition to salary, Walmart offers flexible hours and benefits.
Nicole Gregory did not become a serious writer until her third year in college. Gregory graduated from California Polytechnic University at Pomona with a bachelor's degree in English. Since working for Demand Studios she has been published on eHow, as well as Blogsports.net.
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