SpartanNash Receiving/Unloader in Indianapolis, Indiana
For the team at Caito Foods, the produce business is straightforward. It’s about buying the best products available and being devoted to freshness. Working together, our goal is to make our customers’ jobs easier by ensuring that the freshest and most on-trend products make it to kitchens nationwide. Our outstanding team fulfills that promise every day.
Responsible to receive product and check product for damage, verify accurate product and quantities received according to purchase order (PO) and pallet label using reports generated from the Warehouse Management System (WMS).
High School Graduate (Preferred)
One (1) year prior warehouse/distribution experience.
Must be certified, or willing to obtain and maintain certification, on all required powered industrial equipment such as forklift, electric pallet jack, long-tongued electric pallet jack and high-extender high lift.
Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation in the conditions specified for 8 - 10 hour shifts. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and evening hours, and overtime as assigned.
Must understand and be able to communicate in English, including but not limited to, reading and interpreting order forms and selection labels. Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills are required.
Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Receive product; check product for damage, verify accurate product and quantities received according to purchase order (PO) and pallet label; record perishable item temperatures according to procedures. Move or otherwise handle cases, boxes, bags, and/or pallets of dry groceries, frozen foods, dairy products, produce, poultry, fish, beef, pork and/or tobacco products and related products as identified on order forms, in the quantities specified.
Assist Warehouse Associate with unloading products from trucks; breakdown pallet and stack (lump) product on pallets and organize products to be placed into appropriate warehouse racks/pick slots.
Review reports generated from the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to ensure accurate placement of product and follow established processes and procedures. Monitor product for proper rotation and check code dates.
Operate power industrial equipment such as a forklift, long-tongued electric pallet jack, high-extender high-lift and other moving equipment (i.e., walkers).
Lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently and products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally, while ensuring and maintaining a safe work environment.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment by properly disposing of pallet boards, wood chips, and other trash, etc. and ensuring any spills are cleaned up quickly and according to safety guidelines.
Conduct inspections of powered industrial equipment as required, using a safety checklist, to ensure such equipment is in good working order.
Report damaged product and quality issues and notify supervisor of out-of-stock or low volume product(s).
Participate in rotation of products, move products to dock areas and perform other duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Must be able to follow verbal (oral) and written instructions. Must be able to understand warehouse location diagram, ability to understand temperature chain-of-custody procedures. Ability to use computer barcode scanning equipment. Must be able to use computer to access the Warehouse Management System (WMS) program and troubleshoot product location and read reports.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced warehouse operation. Able to safely operate warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks and other material handling/industrial equipment. Must follow safe working practices in accordance with Company safety policies and practices. Ability to work in multi-temperature areas as assigned (e.g. freezer, coolers, dry conditions).
Must report for work regularly and on time, as scheduled. Must be able to take direction from supervisor(s) and works well with others. Must work well under pressure, and is able to organize and prioritize work assignments, and meet established deadlines. Must perform assigned tasks accurately and completely. Must be flexible and able to handle changes in work requirements productively.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must frequently stand (up to 100% of the time while using standup equipment), sit, walk; use hands to handle, grasp, and twist objects, tools, or controls; and use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls. Must be able to walk, talk, crouch, kneel, bend, stoop, twist, and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to step up and down on power equipment and climb a ladder repetitively. Must be able to hear and see within normal range with or without corrective devices. Must lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently; ability to lift products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally with assistance as needed; product weight varies by assignment, distribution center products, etc.
While performing the duties of this position, employees are subject to a warehouse environment and frequently exposed to changes in temperature and humidity (-20° to 105°). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and night hours, and overtime as necessary and as assigned, and must be able to work in the conditions specified for 8 - 10 hour shifts.
Forklift, Pallet jacks, etc.
General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)