Warehouse - Loader
Company: DPI Specialty Foods
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Monday-Friday Schedule or Sunday-Thursday Schedule (Starting at
Forklift and Electric Pallet Jack Experience Required
Pay starts at: $20.55
Summary: The Warehouse Loader moves stacked and palletized products
in a safe and efficient manner onto truck trailers in preparation
for transport to customers. The employee locates all work orders
and batches for a load in up to three different environments (dry
or ambient, cold, freezer). Once products are located, the Loader
plans truck loading, taking into consideration the load weight,
size, temperature compartments, truck space and area. Products are
then "married" onto pallets. This includes combining loads,
re-stacking and re-palletizing products and wrapping the pallets.
Trucks are then loaded using electric pallet jacks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Re-stack, organize, "marry" and palletize products in preparation
for loading trailers
Operate electric pallet jacks and forklifts to maneuver products to
Inspect product packaging for transport.
Apply knowledge of truck weight distribution and capabilities to
plan, organize and efficiently load trailers.
Handle manual wrap wand to wrap pallets prior to loading.
Operate machine wrap to prepare the pallet for transport by
securing products in pallet wrap.
Perform pre-trip safety check on all equipment.
Manually record loads onto schematic.
Follow temperature sensitive protocols when transporting and
loading product and prioritizing work flow.
Secure shipments using load bars, straps and bulkheads.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Change electric pallet jack battery.
Inspect inside of trailer for damage.
Remove debris and sweep inside trailer.
Maintain clean work environment which may include picking up trash
or cleaning spills.
Other duties may be assigned to fulfill DPI's objectives.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The employee must have proficient
knowledge of English and basic math skills. A high school diploma
or equivalent is required. Experience as a certified powered
industrial truck (PIT) operator is preferred. Employee must be able
to be certified for PIT operation by DPI.
Work Environment: The work environment is indoors. The employee may
be exposed to variable temperatures from the three different
product climates (dry, cold, freezer). The floors may be concrete
in the warehouse areas. The employee may be exposed to exhaust
fumes from trucks when working in colder climates as the trucks may
need to be running during the loading process.
Work Hours: The work schedule is 5 days a week, 8 hours a day. Work
hours and shifts are subject to change depending on operating
business conditions and needs. The employee may be required to work
overtime, holidays or weekends.
Physical and Mental Demands: Medium, exerting 20 to 50 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently, to
move objects including the human body. This job also requires
frequent standing. Know and follow proper safety protocols; know
and follow DPI's grooming, hygiene and dress code standards,
including appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE) for
safety compliance. Know and apply truck weight distribution,
product loads and spatial relations to effectively and safely load
trailers; know and follow temperature sensitive protocols when
transporting goods, loading trucks and prioritizing workflow.
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