Warehouse Associate in Tracy CA

American Custom Meats
Warehouse Associate
Job ID: 
Tracy CA
Not Specified
31,200 - 37,440
Job Types:
ForkLift Operator, Shipping/Receiving, Warehouse Labor
Employment Type:
Full Time

SUMMARY:  The role of the Warehouse Associate is to support and assist the Warehouse Manager in all aspects of picking, packing, receiving and movement of goods within the warehouse, freezer, cooler and dry goods warehouse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare/label Cartons/Pallets for shipment to customer
  • Prepare/label/receive incoming product for storage in freezer/cooler
  • Prepare/pull/stage product for daily processing
  • Move/Transfer product as necessary with pallet jack or forklift
  • Uses scan gun and/or TI station to complete all inventory transactions
  • Job responsibilities are subject to change to meet the needs and goals of the company

Competencies:  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Remains open to other’s ideas and suggests new things; Shares expertise with others; Gives and welcomes feedback; Applies feedback to improve performance; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Works with integrity and ethically.
  • Adheres to ACM Policies and Procedures; Upholds organizational values.
  • Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Measures self against standard of excellence; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Reacts well under pressure; Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Treats people with respect and consideration.
  • Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity while looking to eliminate waste; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Uses time efficiently; Aligns work with strategic goals; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Complies with all USDA guidelines for shipping and receiving.
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Is consistently at work and on time; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Qualifications:  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.

Education and Experience: 

1 year of previous warehouse experience required. 

Minimal High School education or valid work permit.

Experience with basic computer functions preferred.

Previous experience with Scan guns preferred.

Previous experience with a warehouse management system preferred.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add and subtract whole numbers.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written and oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations.  Ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment and diplomacy.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, lift, walk, operate a pallet jack, and reach overhead.  The employee is frequently required to push/pull, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Typical work environment is a refrigerated warehouse.  Typical temperature range between 0 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

Responsibility for Quality and Food Safety: All persons employed or associated with American Custom Meats are responsible for the quality and food safety of company products. The food safety and quality policies are summarized and communicated during training sessions.

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