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Purfoods 2nd Shift Warehouse Associate in Grinnell, Iowa

The Warehouse Associate utilizes systematic approaches to loading/unload shipments, ensuring shipments are correct, material handling, maintaining an accurate physical inventory, and assisting with maintaining an organized and safe warehouse.

  • Responsible for shipping/receiving, material handling and movement, storage, and tracking of raw and finished products and other components into & through the warehouse and freezer

  • Verifies incoming/outgoing quantities and description of materials

  • Receive in any/all trucks, load and unload material within warehouse and freezer

  • Scan product in and out to proper location

  • Report any defects, damage, or discrepancies. Identify damaged, lost, or missing materials and notifies Lead/Supervisor immediately

  • Ensure First In/First Out practices maintained

  • Operate forklift, scanners, pallet jack, ladders, scissor lift, and other warehouse equipment

  • Check product in from Sysco and cold storage and input into AX/inventory system appropriately

  • Accurately load completed meals to cold storage/Ankeny as requested while correctly completing Bill of Lading

  • Pull and slack frozen product to be used on packaging line

  • Deliver labels, P2’s, pallets, etc. as needed to Plate & Pack, CCRTE, or other production areas as needed

  • Monitor truck temps per our SOPs

  • Maintain clean, organized, and safe work area

  • Help maintain proper warehouse security

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Previous forklift and scanning experience

  • Candidate will obtain Mom's Meals forklift certification upon hire

  • Ability to work quickly and safely

  • Initiative and ability to work with little supervision

  • General understanding of inventory management

  • Good reading comprehension, basic math & reasoning skills, and basic data entry ability

  • Good time management and prioritization skills

  • Good communication and teamwork skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)/food safety rules

  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with our Core Values of Teamwork, Relentlessly Dependable, Appreciation & Respect, Innovation & Constant Improvement, and Nourishing Our Customers

  • May learn/use some aspects of AX computer inventory system

  • 2 years of warehouse, shipping/receiving, or material handling experience

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing and/or food distribution industry

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently is required to stand, communicate, and listen.

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mom’s Meals, a PurFoods Company is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

ID: 2020-1808

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 810 Blakely Circle