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Material Handler II

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.).

Job Summary:

This position will operate, in a safe manner, a variety of powered industrial trucks used for transporting raw material, packaging materials, and finished products to and from semi-trucks.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
· Accurately complete receiving logs
· Create bills of loading
· Print out ID tags
· Download scanners, routinely scanning all materials in and out of the warehouse
· Operate stretch-wrap machine
· Inspect cartons for correct date coding, proper stacking of pallets, and/or damaged cartons
· Complete and assemble all documentation required for the proper recording of inventory
· Maintain the stacking area in an organized manner
· Assist in maintaining proper cleanliness of warehouse
· Restack pallets of raw material as necessary
· Cross train between Shipping and Receiving to Staging GU
· All other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
· Must have the knowledge and ability to understand and master spreadsheets in Lotus and Excel
· Must understand the concept of the FIFO inventory control method
· Must be knowledgeable in GMPs and the HACCP program
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required in English in order to understand equipment instructions and safety manual, read and record all data associated with Shipping/Receiving operations
· Must have excellent customer service skills
· Must display great attention to detail
· Must have the ability to lift 55.5 lbs.
· Ability to stand and walk up to 80% of the time scheduled
· Ability to perform basic mathematics skills to calculate the number of cases on a pallet and also to complete case count sheets
· Ability to multiple task and work with shifting priorities is required
· Must display great attention to detail
· Must have the ability to understand and follow all safety policies and procedures

Job Qualifications:
· High school diploma or equivalent
· Must be 18 years of age
· Must be able to obtain a Powered Industrial Truck License within 30 days of entering position

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Wenona, IL
Posted On
7 July, 2023