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Warehouse Support Associate - 1st shift

Waukesha, WI 53188

Posted: 06/24/24 Industry: Warehouse Job Number: IV829759514 Pay Rate: $35360-39520 / year

Job Description

Warehouse Support Associate
1st Shift, 7am-4pm

Job Description:
The Warehouse Associate drives an electric forklift and loads and unloads trailers both for internal movement to the plant and also outbound movement to customers. Another critical function is picking orders for customers and preparing them for transport.
Essential Functions 
  • 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.
  • Responsible to adhere to company human safety policies and procedures. 
  • Responsible to adhere to company food safety, quality and regulatory practices and procedures 
  • Properly load and unload freight using a forklift, pallet jack, hand jack or by hand; follow correct shipping and receiving procedures. 
  • Generate pick sheets and adhere to FIFO (exception if working in packaging warehouse).
  • Deliver ingredients and packaging in a timely manner to ensure seamless production runs.   
  • Document and communicate load discrepancies with Quality and Production. 
  • Maintain accurate and legible records/documentation of trailer inspections. 
  • Utilize RFID technology (Scanners and WMS programs) to move material systematically as it is physically moved throughout the facility. 
  • Inspect forklift daily and notify maintenance of vehicular issues. 
  • Assisting other departments as needed and performing related duties as assigned. 
  • Must attend all company required training.
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.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED 
  • Must be 18 yrs or older
  • Previous operation of a forklift (7500 lbs vehicle) or previous forklift certification preferred but not required; must be willing to train on operating a forklift  
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations and inventory control
  • Familiarity with HACCP, GMPs, Allergens and Personal Protective Equipment 
  • Maintain respectful communication with coworkers at all levels within the organization 
  • Ability to problem-solve equipment and processes in partnership with maintenance
  • Ability to determine root cause of issues and diligently apply corrective action 
  • Ability to read, write and speak English, Bi-lingual in Spanish, preferred 
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills
Working Conditions
This position requires working on the concrete production floor; requires the ability to follow GMP guidelines when entering our production facility which is a fast paced manufacturing environment that may include exposure to warm/cold temperatures and noise levels exceeding 85 dbls.
Physical Requirements
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Perform repetitive tasks
  • Bend, stoop, and kneel 
  • Potential allergens exposure to:  Peanuts, Other Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy, Milk and Eggs 
  • Ability to use GMP & PPE appropriately (hairnets, smocks, gloves, etc.)
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