Material Handler (Warehouse Associate)

Schwan's Company Canton , MI 48188

Posted 4 weeks ago


At Schwan's Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.

The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron, Freschetta, and Tony's pizzas, Pagoda snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's and Edwards desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at

This position under general supervision is responsible for successfully moving materials supplies and finished goods through the facility which includes unloading frozen food product from semis into warehouse freezers and loading frozen food from warehouse freezers into delivery trucks.

Moves materials and supplies through the facility. May require the use of material handling equipment such as carts conveyer belts and pallet jacks.

Stacks skids or pallets in designated areas. Cleans and disposes of scrap bracing cardboard and strapping. Places items in proper containers or designated areas.

Uses tools such as hammers and crowbars to remove strapping open crates strap cars.

Uses lists to determine and count quantities of product moving throughout the facility.

Completes paperwork to properly document work performed. May require the use of a computer on occasion.

Conducts intermediate material audits.

Other duties as assigned (such as general maintenance work around the facility and processing of load sheets).

Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Years of Related Experience: 0-2 years related experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Intermediate communication skills (both written and verbal); Basic math and reading skills; Strong attention to detail; Must be able to work in freezers with subzero temperatures for 4-8 hours per day; Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day; In some geographies must be able to work in various outdoor conditions.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.


Job Type: Non-exempt Business Unit:

Schwan's Consumer Brands, Inc. Req #: 19007475

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Material Handler (Warehouse Associate)

Schwan's Company