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Company: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Location: Katy, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


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Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Click the link below to find out more details about the specific departments within each distribution center! Distribution Center Information Sheet

The application process will require completion of a game-based assessment in which you will complete five engaging job relevant games through HireVue that will evaluate your personality and work style, how you work with people, and how you work with information. These assessments are part of the decision-making process, and will help Academy determine how well your strengths fit with the opportunity. Follow these steps to complete your application:

1.   Complete the online application. Upon submission you will receive an email from Academy confirming receipt of your application.

2.   After completion of your online application, HireVue will send you an email invitation with a link and instructions to complete the HireVue Game-Based Assessment. Click HERE to opt in to receive the assessment invite via text message. Message and data rates may apply. 

Should your background and experience align with the qualifications for the position, you may be contacted by a member of the DC Human Resources Team.

Job Description:


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required

Work Experiences:

  • 1+ year of related work experience
  • 6+ months of supervisory experience preferred
  • Knowledge of distribution functions and production standards preferred


  • Must have a “Safety First” mentality
  • MS office, with Intermediate experience in Excel and other warehouse management system software
  • Effective listening, speaking and writing communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills that promote collaboration with operations team
  • Ability to analyze problems and resolve issues in a calm, professional manner in a fast paced and frequently changing environment
  • Must be able to follow basic safety procedures and precautions due to physical risks


  • Supervise Distribution Center crews and participate in activities related to receiving, storing, shipping, dispatching, and delivery of materials and supplies to ensure effective and efficient operations
  • Promote productivity and safety through effective training and constant feedback to team members
  • Monitor team member attendance and performance to provide feedback, as necessary
  • Maintain daily objectives and ensure work goals are met in a timely and effective manner
  • Communicate with other Distribution Center departments to maintain efficient product flow
  • Conduct departmental meetings to provide working and safety instructions to team members
  • *Performs other general warehouse duties as needed

*Disclaimer: Not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time without notice.

Physical Requirements & Attendance:

Academy is committed to the health and safety of all team members.  In this position team members will be required to work safely, report any unsafe working conditions and adhere to company procedures, policies, and guidelines. Team members are also required to report suspicious activities, concerns or potential theft to management, Human Resources or Loss Prevention.

DISTRIBUTION CENTER WORKING CONDITIONS: There are routine exposures to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position involves considerable physical exertion. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Use of manual dexterity
  • Regularly standing, walking and assuming awkward positions for long periods of time (i.e. bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing, and working from elevated surfaces)
  • May require repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
  • Must be able to lift up and carry 20 – 60 pounds on a highly frequent basis
  • Ability to work in mezzanines up to 50 feet high
  • Ability to hear and specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to work in a non-air conditioned warehouse environment
  • May be required to wear equipment (PPE), such as safety shoes, safety glasses, safety vest, gloves, and bump cap
  • Adhere to company work and seasonal hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

Other Requirements

This position may require successful completion of a substance abuse screening in addition to a Criminal Background Check.

Firearms Positions: Requires the handling of ammunition and/or firearms. Extra precaution, safe handling, storage of and transport procedures must be followed to ensure safety and compliance with company policies, local and state laws. All Firearm positions will require successful completion of firearms- specific Criminal Background Check (CBC) and Firearms Authorized Training.

Powered Industrial Truck Positions: Requires the operation of a Powered Industrial Truck that will be used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack or tier materials. Extra precaution, safe truck operation and procedures must be followed to ensure safety and compliance with company policies. Team member must have an active PIT Certification (provided by Academy) in order to operate a Powered Industrial Truck.

PLEASE NOTE: As a part of the application process you will be required to take a HireVue game-based assessment for every application submitted.

Full time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.​

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