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Freight Warehouse Associate

Company: Charlie's Produce
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Charlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, with distribution centers in Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Anchorage, Los Angeles, Boise and Salt Lake City. The secret to our 40+ years of success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth.Charlie's provides a healthy employee stock ownership program, competitive Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance plans. And our newest benefit offers Pre-Paid Fully Funded College Tuition to our employees and the dependent children of our employees!Complete Benefits Package Includes:--- Medical Plans with UHC and HSA/FSA available--- Vision with hardware replacement yearly!--- Dental--- 401K--- ESOP-Employee Stock Ownership Plan--- Holiday Pay and Sick Pay after 90 Days!--- College Tuition for all employees and their dependents--- On the job training--- Year round full time employment--- Employee appreciation events--- Vacation Time!Responsibilities:Job Summary:Unload freight, label, stage, pull and load orders as directed, completing all necessary paperwork during the process. Operate warehouse equipment and perform various material handling duties. To provide a safe, clean, and healthful work environment for self and other team members.Essential Duties and Responsibities:Position requires performing any combination of the following job duties:Comply with company policies and guidelinesUse warehouse equipment to unload freight from trailers / trucks (occasional hand stacking required)Verify expected vs actual using proper tools (van maps, BOL's, etc.)Identify and communicate damage upon receiving to Shift LeadComplete all necessary documentation during receiving processSeparates bulk pull pallets into individual customer pallets using order and pull sheetsKeep updated records of inventory and activity logsResponsible for giving special consideration to maximizing product care, product quality, and proper pallet handling to ensure safe transport and delivery to the customer.Secures load for shipping by shrink wrapping to secure pallet load, attaches label to pallet noting the destination / customer.Stages orders as directed using manifest / BOL's as a referenceConduct daily safety check of forklift trucks, restraining systems for tractor trailer trucks, and maintenance needs of over-the-road trucks.Responsible for shift-end duties: performs operations and safety check, including battery, brakes, lift controls, and fire extinguisher.Uses equipment appropriate to each type of movement.At each day's end, returns equipment to correct charging station, cleans unit of debrisShares in minor repair work and housekeeping responsibilities for the work area.Safely operate all warehouse equipmentMaintain clean and orderly conditions throughout warehouse.Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Desired Minimum Qualifications:Good math, language, reading skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculationsResponsible with equipment and vehicles.Clean driving record (no property damage accidents, or DUIs within the past three years).Vision: 20/20 corrected, and normal hearing range.Good physical condition, able to lift 50 lbs. safely.Good eye/hand coordination and good motor skills.Must be dependable, reliable, and mature enough to handle equipment safely and sensibly.Basic knowledge of shipping and warehouse procedures and regulations required; CDL certification as required, forklift, electric pallet jack and warehouse experience.Contact with other departments, such as inside, outside sales, and pickers.Must follow instructions and respond to management direction.Ability to observe and follow proper safety procedures, and a willingness to report potentially unsafe conditions.This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer!As an essential employer and key contributor to our community's food distribution chain, we will follow all state and federal guidelines on vaccination mandates, allowing for an accommodation for those that qualify.

Keywords: Charlie's Produce, Anchorage , Freight Warehouse Associate, Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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