The Warehouse Associate is responsible for the movement of product/freight on the dock, plant and warehouse area. All procedures and practices used are grounded in standards, regulations, and laws addressing food safety and food quality as well as environmental safety in accordance with Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.
Prepares for and understands the work for the day, including production occurring, incoming and outgoing shipments, appointments and priorities Prepares outbound freight using SAP, including accurately retrieving products from the warehouse or freezer and assuring accurate documentation and paperwork with products being shipped and required records being completed Wraps pallets neatly and safely and according to company standards and customer and freight carrier requirements Use FIFO (First In, First Out) inventory control methods to choose product to be shipped and to store finished product Operates equipment only as trained and certified to operate (may include stand-up and/or sit-down forklifts, baler and compactor) Receives inbound freight using SAP, notifies other staff as necessary and completes documentation as described in procedures and work instructions Inspects both inbound and outbound materials and product in receiving and shipment, including a visual inspection that includes a walk around Keeps work environment clean and safe. Performs all plant cleaning and sanitation activities on all equipment and in all departments following both safety and quality procedures, policies, and rules and in accordance with the standards, regulations and laws governing food safety, food quality and environmental safety regulations and monitors and accurately documents all work completed. This includes midweek and end of the week production cleaning Supports standards for food safety and food quality reflected in SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA Communicates consistently with leadership, reporting concerns, hazards, or opportunities for improvement. Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires education generally equivalent to a high school diploma
Requires a minimum of two years of warehouse work experience including safe forklift operation
Requires the ability to communicate fluently in English to work with customers and vendors and uses clear written and oral communication skills to complete shipping and receiving documents
Requires basic mathematical skills to be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide
Requires basic computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as: Word, Excel and Outlook
Requires teamwork ability and a positive attitude
SAP experience preferred
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent use of hands to finger, handle, grasp or touch objects and tools
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, with team lift assistance
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
The employee works in both indoor and outdoor weather conditions. Additionally, the incumbent will work near moving mechanical parts, and in high places. He/she will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. There is moderate noise in the work environment.
Disability Assistance TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.
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.