Meadow Gold, a Dean Foods company, is excited to announce an opening for an Order Picker/Loader-FL Certified-Dist position!
We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay with great growth opportunities!
*This position works a shift where the days and hours rotate. Additional shift detail will be provided during the interview process.*
Job Description & Requirements
The Order Assembly Picker/Loader is responsible for performing a variety of duties in loading, unloading, and moving materials within or near plant, yard, or work site. Performs any combination of receiving, storing and distributing tasks to assist in the distribution of product.
Responsible for frequently pulling and stacking product based on daily orders. Meeting specifics of customer orders in a timely manner.
Responsible for operating various pieces of equipment (i.e. Bendi, Palletizer, Dolly Loader, Pallet Wrapper, Forklift, and Electrical Pallet Jacks).
Responsible for keeping products separated, organized and in good rotation.
Monitor product quality frequently, reporting problems to mitigate safety issues.
Report any mechanical problems such as bad wearstrips, plugged or missing lube nozzles, spacer stop malfunctions, palletizer malfunctions or conveyor breakdowns.
Responsible for frequently documenting and reporting; Completing production and quality logs. Furnish accurate counts on load tags
Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
6 months related in manufacturing enviornment.
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Minimum 6 months recent experience operating a forklift in a high efficiency environment.
Forklift Operator Certification required
Must be able to pass a written and driving fork lift skills test
Must be able to sit and/or stand and drive for virtually the entire shift.
Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
Must be able to work in an environment where temperature is maintained at 35-40 degrees Fahrenheit.
May have exposure to allergens.
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).
Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.