Material Handler

Fresh Express Grand Prairie , TX 75050

Posted 2 months ago

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for loading and unloading raw materials into automatic dumping bins and/or manually dumping product directly onto feed conveyors for the duration of 8 hours or more depending on volume and according to customer specification.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Dumps raw vegetables into production line either with automatic systems or manually

  • Responsible for counting and keeping track of both quantities and time of product dumped into the hoppers, dump station or production line.

  • Safely operates dumping machines and uses correct lifting techniques

  • Mixes by moving arms forward in a "throwing motion" or pushing mixed vegetables into product and mixing it together while bent over.

  • Handling product that may have a temperature of 32-36 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Perform other duties (such as basic housekeeping) as assigned.

PHYSICAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to stand for the duration of the shift (8 hours or more)

  • Perform repetitive motions throughout shift such as push/pull/lift, bend continuously throughout the shift, lift up to 50 pounds, and be able to climb stairs or step up onto a platform several times throughout the shift.

  • Work environment can be loud, wet and cold (approximately 36 degrees Fahrenheit)

Flexibility to work 6 consecutive days, overtime and weekends if necessary

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

  • Team player attitude

  • The ideal candidate will need to be flexible and be available and sometimes stay past their scheduled shift, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.

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