Pet Food Experts Des Plaines , IL 60019
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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