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Area Leader Warehouse- Logistics

Who We Are:

With over 11,000 employees at 43 production facilities in the US, Canada and Europe, Hearthside Food Solutions is one of the fastest growing food companies and the industry’s largest contract manufacturer. Our secret to success? Our people. We know an investment in our people is an investment in our company. By empowering employees through skill development and career advancement opportunities, we emphasize a culture of continuous improvement – both for the business and our people.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive wage and wide array of benefits including: • health/dental/vision insurance • flex spending accounts • short & long-term disability • paid holidays and vacation • bonuses opportunities (referral, production, etc.).
• Help solve problems and make informed decisions that affect the service, and productivity of the shipping/receiving area.
• Verify accuracy of outbound and inbound shipments when necessary.
• Maintain a neat, organized warehouse using bin locations
• Perform cycle counts and maintain an inventory record accuracy of 97%
• Research short/long shipments
• Maintain equipment and keep operational following all safety requirements
• Must follow all company policies. Must be knowledgeable of GMP’s, OSHA, and HAACP. Will need to train employees on these processes.
• Pull orders and assist warehouse personnel with the order pulling process
• Follow load schedule for the week
• Verify accuracy of outbound shipments
• Maintain a neat, organized warehouse using bin locations
• Ship samples based on designated criteria using the Fed Ex web.
• Update and maintain all outbound shipping records. Keep pertinent paperwork up to date.
• Work effectively in both individual and team settings.
• Carefully inspect before final loading for shipment.
• Maintain internal records, as needed.
• Enter shipping records into SAP.
• Submit reports, as required.
• Keep daily logs on all forklifts, verifying they are accurate and up-to-date. Submit to manager immediately following month-end.
• Complete cross-training to back-up warehouse and other functions, when necessary.
• Basic computer skills preferred
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Basic computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel. SAP experience helpful.
• Ability to speak, read and write English proficiently. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of associates, managers, customers, and the general public.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision yet be flexible and have ability to work in a team environment.
• If operating a forklift, must have forklift certificate.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Multi-shift production operations may be expansive, noisy, wet/humid and vary in temperature from ambient to -10 degrees in freezers.
• The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must have flexible work schedule.

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Romeoville, IL
Posted On
27 September, 2023