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Loader in Sturtevant at United Natural Foods, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 

POSITION PURPOSE 

Responsible for loading trucks with product safely and efficiently. Ensures correct product and quantity are loaded on the accurate trailer. Operates power equipment safely.

EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

  •  Inspects assigned jack for safety issues.
  • Turns on single and dual temp trailers refrigerator units at the proper times.
  • Loads trucks in sequence based on delivery schedule and routing using at least 5 load bars per route to ensure a secure delivery.
  • Distributes finished load sheets to the inside of the trailer, to the dispatcher, and to the driver.
  • Selects product on heavy nights or if understaffed.
  • Keeps area clean and debris out of work area during work hours.
  • Operates pallet jack in safe and efficient manner.
  • Reports to lead, supervisor or manager if there isn’t enough work on the loading dock.
  • Removes debris and empty pallets from the dock upon completion of loading.
  • Reports any discrepancies in pallet counts, missing repack or unsound pallets to the lead, supervisor or manager.
  • Reports any violation of company policy to supervisor or lead
  • Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

  •  Loading functions are completed in accordance with Company standards and procedures including
  • Quality standards and safety regulations.
  • Effective communication and coordination exist with Company personnel and with management. Assistance and support are provided as needed.
  • Deadlines are met.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

 EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • High School Diploma/GED Certificate 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

  • Warehouse/Operations preferred but not required 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Warehouse/Operations preferred but not required 
  • System implementation experience is preferred

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Understand all unload procedures and the proper staging of all return products.
  • Understanding of batching sheets, load sheets, pallet counts, cubing and depart times.
  • Ability to make decisions about the proper blending of repack and grocery stops together.
  • Physical requirements include twisting, turning, bending, and climbing.
  • Understanding of procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processes.