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Distribution Center Associate

Company: Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Distribution Center Associate supports distribution center operations by picking and pulling orders for pickup and delivery, place product in proper storage locations and utilize inventory control programs as specified. They will ensure all orders are picked in a timely manner with great accuracy while maintaining a clean and orderly warehouse, as well as assist when necessary to load and unload trucks. The Associate will be expected to follow all safety procedures. Position Responsibilities

  • Perform distribution center duties to include: pull, fill and load/unload orders from trucks as needed to accomplish daily distribution center goals.
  • Restock/replenish products in pick slots from the Drop Report daily and as needed.
  • Assist in cycle counts on bin daily and as needed.
  • Responsible for having the distribution center neat, orderly and tour ready at all times.
  • Maintain safe floor conditions in all areas of the distribution center area at all times.
  • Work with Director of Operations and Distribution Center Team Lead to assist in timely completion of Master Cleaning Schedule.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to any guests in the distribution center.
  • Handle food safely and complete food safety training within the first six months of employment.
  • Inspect product to be donated following food safety guidelines as necessary.
  • Work collaboratively with volunteers and other employees.
  • Safely operate electric pallet jacks and fork lifts.
  • Work with the Inventory Manager to ensure inventory accuracy and proper rotation utilizing FEFO/FIFO inventory control methods.
  • Maintain accurate distribution sheets and pick orders.
  • Fill out daily forklift inspection sheets and report equipment needing repairs to the Director of Operations. Train volunteers on proper use of non-powered equipment.
  • Attend staff meetings as assigned
  • Perform any other duties as needed to ensure smooth operation of the distribution center, as well as to fulfill our mission, drive our vision and abide by our values.
  • Actively engages in and promotes an equitable and inclusive work environment.Requirements/Qualifications
    • High School Diploma and 1-2 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to work on your feet in extreme non weather cold and to frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Ability to safely operate warehouse equipment including pallet jacks and forklift (we will ensure proper training/certification). Previous experience utilizing such warehouse equipment is strongly preferred.
    • Employee must have the ability to utilize email.
    • Employee will be expected to learn and effectively use internal software programs such as Ceres.Preferred Education/Experience
      • Lived experience with the impacts of systemic racism or marginalization is a plus.As part of our compensation package, we offer a comprehensive benefits plan. Benefits include:
        • Health Insurance (we pay 90% of premium for full time employees)
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan with up to 5% match
        • Short Term Disability Insurance
        • Long Term Disability Insurance
        • Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Generous Paid Time Off - 23 Days per year.
        • 13 Paid Holidays per year

Keywords: Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, Madison , Distribution Center Associate, Professions , Madison, Wisconsin

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