Warehouse Associate

Job Description

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CATEGORY Freight Handling

This individual will be responsible for unloading shipping containers and unloading trailers for warehouse storage. Responsibilities include accurately separating cases and placing them on pallets for all inbound freight. Ensure that all products are free of damage and that production code dates are visible for warehouse storage.


Read work order instructions to determine work assignments or materials or equipment needs.
Record number of units handled or moved, using inventory lists and receiving instructions.
Move freight on pallets to storage facility from moving trucks into warehouse using an electric pallet jack.
Break down containers of freight using box cutter and restack individual boxes if required by receiver instructions.
Rewraps new pallets of freight after breakdown for storage in warehouse.
Able to obtain certification on a pallet jack
Able to lift approximately 60lbs consistently
Able to read and understand entry level English and Math
Withstand standing for long periods of time
Constant lifting
Possible long hours, up to 12 hours
Possible weekend shift must to be assigned as needed
Exposed to hot and cold environments


High achiever/performer-strive for maximum service needs
Results oriented
Trench worker willing and ready to perform any job necessary
Planner-manages time well
Ability to work as a team member-works as a co-worker
Communicator- Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently
Warehouse experience helpful but not necessary.


ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION As a privately owned company, we represent a strong and independent alternative to the corporate giants. We're fiercely committed to the people on our team - all experienced and dedicated experts in their fields - and our people are committed to you. That entrepreneurial spirit has made us a logistics leader, proudly serving Fortune 100 and 500 companies, along with some of the finest grocery and food service providers in the U.S. We bring the same passion for lumping excellence to every account, no matter how large or small.

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