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Pet Food Experts Des Plaines , IL 60019

Posted 2 months ago

Pet Food Experts is growing! As the leading distributor of pet food and supplies to independent retailers, we value strong, long-lasting relationships with our customers and vendors. Our Operations team in Des Plaines, IL is an integral part of this goal.

We are hiring full-time Order Selectors, Loaders, and Expeditors to join our team!

Pet Food Experts is a proud recipient of the Best Places to Work award for 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017!

Required and Preferred Knowledge for ALL POSITIONS:

  • Experience with Infor WMS and operating warehouse equipment (forklift, pallet jack, high reach truck), preferred

  • High School Education or equivalent with ability to read, write, and understand English required

  • Requires high degree of attention, skill, and dexterity in operation and safe control of warehouse equipment

  • Ability to interface company-wide with peers, team members, other departments, all levels of Management and external customers and vendors

Benefits & Perks:

  • No scheduled weekends!

  • Full benefits package, PTO, 401(k)

  • Work Boot Reimbursement

  • Overtime pay for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours/week

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employee discount on pet food & supplies

Starting Rate for ALL POSITIONS: $15.00 per hour guaranteed during training period, Overtime pay for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week

Schedule: Full time Monday - Friday, 2nd shift (11:00am or 1:00 pm until work is complete)

Approx. 40 hours per week, with the willingness and ability to work some overtime as necessary.

Order Selectors:

The Bulk Order Selector accurately fulfills customer orders by selecting, moving and loading products (e.g. bags of dog/cat food, cases of cans, litter) from warehousing racks and storage areas onto pallets both manually and using material handling equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to safely and solely bend, lift, move materials up to 50 lbs. repetitively and continuously throughout shift

  • Candidate must have the ability to read, write and understand English, including identifying numbers

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Candidate must have reliable transportation, flexible schedule, solid attendance and a positive, professional attitude

  • Experience and Certification for an electric pallet jack a plus

  • Building pallets properly, neatly and efficiently to ensure product is not damaged upon delivery

  • Cleaning aisles and work areas


The Bulk Expeditor accurately replenishes pick locations with products (e.g. bags of dog/cat food, cases of cans, litter) and rotates inventory throughout the warehouse using warehouse equipment including reach truck and forklift.

Essential Functions:

  • Check racks for new damage and report to management

  • Replenish the designated secondary pallet staging locations for Bulk (Order) Selectors

  • Forward any inventory discrepancies to Inventory Control

  • Receive and perform cleaning/leveling assignments

  • Maintain clean and organized work area

  • Perform functions, accountabilities and supporting activities while complying with safety procedures, rules and regulations


The Loader/Checker is responsible for ensuring all outgoing orders are accounted for, audited and loaded into the trailer in a safe, secure and accurate manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Read work orders and receive verbal instructions for work assignments including:

  • Outline the orders for picking and review/print "Estimated Loader Report", "Weekly Door Sheet" to map and outline Load Sheet

  • Confirm trailer assignment, complete inspection report, position dock plate and endure trailer is clean

  • Confirm, customer information, order numbers, pallet count and wrap outgoing orders

  • Load trailer/route ensuring proper weight distribution

  • Load assigned frozen tubs for each route and load transportation equipment (e.g. power jack, hand truck)

  • Any offers of employment are contingent upon passing a required background check

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