Material Handler- Warehouse

Conagra Foods Waterloo , IA 50702

Posted 12 months ago

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

This position supports production and warehouse needs across the facility. The Material Handler is responsible for supplying materials and ingredients to the production lines in a timely manner. This position operates palletizers and robots, performs all scanning and SAP related functions for production and inventory tracking.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs daily safety check of the assigned forklift in accordance with company policy.

  • Transports pallets of raw materials and supplies with forklift to production staging areas as needed.

  • Prepares supplies and raw materials for production lines, cuts banding and removes trash and dunnage as required.

  • Transports finished goods from production lines to warehouse storage or staging area with a forklift.

  • Scans information into database, prints and applies labels and performs inventory counts as required.

  • Changes stretch wrap on auto-palletizer as needed, re-stacks product on pallets, cleans trailers, removes broken pallets and empties trash.

  • Rotates goods in the warehouse and doubles stack pallets of supplies as required.

  • Performs general housekeeping duties in work area and on the forklift and charges battery on forklift as needed.

  • At the end of the shift, cleans and secures all equipment and completes all necessary paperwork

  • Provides on the job training to other employees and resolves problems utilizing knowledge of plant operations.

  • Operates material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies to move stock or reorganize storage.

  • Removes finished goods from robots and palletizers and properly stores them in the warehouse.

  • Picks orders and loads pallets of finished goods on to trucks with forklift.

  • Scans information into database, prints and applies labels and performs inventory counts as required.

  • Receives and unloads materials from trucks, scans into inventory system and places them in appropriate location.

  • Re-stacks product on pallets, cleans trailers, removes broken pallets and empties trash.

  • Utilizing shag tractor, moves trailers in and out of loading dock area as assigned by supervisor.

  • Inspects trailers to ensure jack stands are utilized and wheels are chocked per safety policies and practices.

  • Communicates safety /quality / operational issues to proper departments or responsible parties

  • Effectively participates in shift handoffs (oncoming and off-going)

  • Enters data correctly into SAP for usage of materials and maintenance activities.

  • Accurately details daily activities in the logbook.

  • Troubleshoots, debugs, and resolves problems with equipment as needed. If resolution is beyond scope of his/her skill level, seeks assistance from other employees, including Team Leader or Production Leader

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • The position is backed up by other Material Handlers.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 2 years' forklift experience.

  • Related experience in a manufacturing facility, food production preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's)

  • Self-motivated. Able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Computer Skills:

  • PC based computer literacy
  • SAP experience preferred

Work Environment Requirements:

  • Position works in a manufacturing environment with varying conditions.

  • Business needs may require support outside of normal work hours.

  • Ability to move within office and manufacturing facilities, write by hand and keyboard, and perform general office functions.

  • Ability to communicate by speech and hearing via phone and in person.

  • Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.

  • General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.


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