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Loader in Sturtevant at United Natural Foods, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

** $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS **

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.