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Warehouse Cut & Wrap - Tualatin

Company: KeHE Distributors
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

Why Work for KeHE?Full-time
Pay Range: $19.11/Yr. - $19.11/Yr.
Shift Days: M-F, Shift Time: 6:00 AM
Benefits after 30 days
Health/Rx
Dental
Vision
Flexible and health spending accounts (FSA/HSA)
Supplemental life insurance
401(k)
Paid time off
Paid sick time
Short term & long term disability coverage (STD/LTD)
Employee stock ownership (ESOP)
Holiday pay for company designated holidays OverviewGood people, working with good people, for our common good.Sound good?KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about \"good\" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you! Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Cut and Wrap associate cuts, packages and repackage products to customer specifications. This includes cutting and dispensing product and repackaging and labeling goods to be sent out to the customers. Soft and hard cheeses, olives and nuts are taken from the vendors' containers and re-sized or packaged to meet customer specifications. This may also include re-packaging of butter or dairy goods into smaller containers or units. The employee uses hand-held cutting tools and knives, hydraulic cutting machine and scales to customize products. The products are then re-packaged, weighed, x-rayed, labeled and boxed in preparation for shipment to the customers. If desired by the customer, the products are pre-priced as well. In between product changes, the employee sanitizes the work area and follows food safety rules when working with products. The second shift of this job class also performs daily cleaning of the Cut and Wrap room in accordance with DPI cleaning protocol. There is a monthly intensive cleaning of this area including wall and ceiling scrubbing. The employee rotates work tasks every 1-2 hours. The employee must be in good health when in the work environment and should be free from any food allergies. The work is done in a confined area. The work is team-paced and product line-paced and the employee must keep up with the work flow.
Essential FunctionsHandle knives, and cutters to resize cheese products for repackaging or trim products for appearance.Inspect products for quality using vision and smell.Bag cheeses to prepare for sealing in Cryovac* for "dip sealing" or heat tunnel.Operate Cryovac, x-ray, scale, heat tunnel, box tape and sealing machine for labeling, weighing, preparing and packaging goods.Transport products from clean room using carts, U-boats, L-boats, or pallet jack.Unbox vendor goods and disassembles boxes for recycling.Assemble boxes in Cut and Wrap room for re-packaging products.Box products to prepare for shipping to the customer.Manually wrap soft cheese products using saran wrap and heat sealer.Apply knowledge of and follows proper food safety protocol for working in the exposed food area including Don/Doff smocks, hairnets, sleeves, steel toe shoes and gloves.Apply knowledge of product and client specifications to understand product shape, sizes and weight requirements for individual orders.Tolerate cold environment (38-54 degrees) for prolonged periods of time. Use cleansers and rags to sanitize work area in between product changes.Handle water hose, soap, chemicals, brushes, and brooms to perform daily room cleansing.Repackage nuts, olives and brine into containers for product shipping.Handle stainless steel baskets to dip bagged cheese for sealing. Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, AptitudeHigh School Diploma or GED required.Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:A minimum of one (1) year of previous experience in a distribution center or warehouse atmosphere preferred.Previous experience operating powered warehouse industrial equipment (i.e., forklift, pallet jacks, stock pickers, etc.) preferred.Must have the ability to communicate well with internal customers and management.Must have the ability to follow safe warehouse working practices, as instructedMust have the ability to efficiently work independent of direct supervision within the warehouse.Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential warehouse functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to carry, lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. The associate is required to sit. The associate is frequently required to stand, walk, and climb in the warehouse. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a warehouse environment where temperatures can vary from very cool to very warm. The associate is also exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise levels in the warehouse work environment are typically low to moderate. Requisition ID2024-23225 Equal Employer Opportunity StatementKeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, Portland , Warehouse Cut & Wrap - Tualatin, Professions , Tualatin, Oregon

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