Warehouse/Truck loader is responsible for loading and receiving freight. Also, the loader is responsible for product rotation and warehouse sanitation.
- Reports directly to the warehouse manager.
- Must have the ability to be certified as a “TFP Fork Truck Driver” by demonstrating abilities on a forklift, lifting, placing and removing loads on racks, inside trucks and stacking product in the warehouse in a straight line and without leaning.
- Operate wrapping equipment.
- Follow all shipping SOP’s. Including completion of all documentation associated with loading and unloading product.
- Adhere to all food safety regulations and procedures.
- Ability to safely load trucks. Verifying chocks or load restraints are in place at all times before driving onto a trailer.
- Ability rotate product in the warehouse.
- Understand FiFo (first in, first out ) and be able to pull product independently using FiFo.
- Maintain the warehouse in a clean manner at all times.
- Ability to unload trucks and follow instructions regarding proper documentation of unloading all products.
- Must be computer literate….able to use computers, label machines, scan guns, calculators and other office equipment.
- Projects as assigned within this job classification.
- Prepare overseas containers for loading.
- Must be able to accurately count bags and pallets while assisting with inventory requirements on a monthly basis or cycle counting basis.
- Must possess a current valid Texas Driver’s License.
- Be trained and fully qualified in the FSM and HACCP food safety program.
To act within established limits. This position will NOT be covered by any personnel that is not fully trained to perform all aspects of the job. Manpower shortages will typically be covered by using overtime to complete loading schedule. Any employee that fills a vacancy as loader will have training on the FSM and HACCP and be fully qualified. Plant management, specifically the warehouse supervisor will be available for consultation and guidance if issues arise that are beyond the operators understanding.
- Drive and operate a fork-lift.
- Lift 50 pounds repetitively throughout the day.
- Able to bend, stoop, lift, crouch, climb, kneel, continuously throughout the day.
- Excellent math and reading skills.
- Able to load shipments with limited supervision.
- Follow detailed verbal and written instructions.
- Complete paperwork assigned for freight loads received and shipped.
- Use a camera.
- Ability to learn the product lines we manufacture and load them accordingly.
- Dusty conditions that may require a respirator and eye protection.
- Non-climate controlled environment.
- High traffic area.
- Noisy area that may require hearing protection.