Warehouse Material Handler in Allerton IA

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Dairy Farmers of America
Warehouse Material Handler
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Allerton IA
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Job Types:
ForkLift Operator, Shipping/Receiving, Warehouse Labor
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The Warehouse Material Handler is responsible for unloading and receiving raw materials, receiving various parts and supplies, staging raw material batches for production, staging and shipping finished product to customers and distribution warehouses, maintaining warehouses and docks in clean and orderly condition.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manually loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets
  • Operates forklift to load, unload, transport, and stack material
  • Completes weekly, monthly, quarterly cycle counts to aid in inventory reconciliation
  • Operates stretch wrapper and floor scrubber
  • Position lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids and boxes, and secures material or products for transport to designated areas
  • Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, recharging batteries, fueling or replacing liquefied-gas tank
  • Loads and unloads materials to and from designated storage areas, such as racks, or vehicles, such as trucks or ocean containers
  • Reads work orders and receives oral instructions to determine work assignment
  • Installs protective devices, such as padding or strapping to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported
  • Attaches identifying tags or marks information on packages or pallets of product
  • Fills out various forms related to product inspection, receiving, storing, staging and shipping
  • Performs daily and weekly housekeeping duties to maintain a clean and sanitary environment in the warehouse areas.
  • Follows company safety rules and uses appropriate PPE and safety gear provided
  • Follows plant and regulatory work and safety rules, including the appropriate use of personal protective equipment
  • Other tasks as assigned

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