Tech Data - US Prep Desk Specialist in South Bend, Indiana

Performs a variety of functions within the Logistics Center which includes shipping, receiving and inventory control. Possesses a broad knowledge of Warehouse Management System. Releases work assignments and conducts research. Troubleshoots and researches discrepancies within the Logistics Center. Communicates feedback and solutions for resolution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moves readily from function to function within the Logistics Center.

  • Responds to questions regarding one or more area(s) of expertise.

  • Resolves complex problems in one or more area(s) of expertise.

  • Reviews, assesses and releases all tasks.

  • Analyzes work flows to maximize utilization of facility labor.

  • Monitors daily order processing to improve work flow.

  • Researches and reconciles problem orders to meet facility timelines.

  • Conducts investigations to reconcile inventory discrepancies.

  • Performs necessary system transactions to maintain inventory accuracy.

  • Collects, analyzes, and maintains statistics and recommends courses of action.

  • Participates in inventory activities.

  • Participates in process improvement actions within the facility and the logistics network.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

  • Meets attendance and punctuality standards.

Previous Work Experience:

  • 3+ years of high volumn logistics warehouse experience

  • Material handling equipment experience preferred

  • Experience in Logistics functions/systems such as; SAP-WMS, SOP's, shipping, receiving and/or inventory control.


  • Required: High School Diploma/G.E.D.

  • Preferred: Associate Degree

Knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required:

  • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.

  • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.

  • Able to effectively use relevant material handling equipment.

  • Able to execute oral and written instructions and to request clarification when needed.

  • Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.

  • Able to transport up to 50 lbs.

  • Able to maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.

  • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.

  • Able to quickly learn new systems and technology.

  • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Able to serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues.

  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.

  • Able to use relevant computer system applications (which may include spreadsheets, word processors, databases, etc) at an advanced level.

Working Conditions:

  • Distribution center environment which includes exposure to extreme temperatures; moderate and consistent noise levels; work at varying heights; hot and dry and wet and/or humid conditions; and outside weather conditions.

  • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires.

Requisition Number: 2018-21407

Shift Time (8AM-5PM, 11AM-8PM, etc.): 2pm-1030pm

Travel Required: None

External Company Name: Tech Data Corporation

External Company URL:

Street: South Bend Logistics Center (A4)