SUMMARY : Prepare Product for Loading
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Responsible for food safety by following HACCP and Food Safey policies/proceures.
Responsible for plant safety by observing persons entering your work area, asking if you can assist them and reporting unauthorized persons to your supervisor. Attend training as requierd or approved by supervisor. Palletize product, help make up boxcars, throw product in boxcars from loader, Inspections of railcars and trailers (includes filling out inspection report) for loading; sealing of all carriers; material handling with forklift , work safely, and keep area clean and sanitary. Other duties may be assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Less than high school education ; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk up to 100 yards, sit up to 4 hours at a time, climb a ladder up to 20 feet, climb stairs up to 2nd floor, balance, twist, stoop and grasp; reach above shoulder level, at waist level, and below waist level with both arms; communicate and hear. Employee must regularly lift or move up to 110 pounds of bagged rice, must be able to guide bags from loader into rows in a boxcar. (1,250 - 110# bags, 1,500 - 100# bags, 3,000 - 50# bags per boxcar.
May do up to 3 boxcars per day.) Must be able to transfer bags of rice from waist high conveyor and place them on a pallet from floor level to chest level. (100 - 20# bags, 42 - 50# bags, 25-45K bags, 25 - 100# bags per pallet. May load 8 - 10 trucks per day with 22 pallets per truck.) May be required to off-load full boxcars or trucks. Ability to condition box cars and hoppers.
Assist in switching, fill out appropriate paperwork before and after. Seal rail cars and insure proper seals are in place.
Specific vision abilities required for this job includes close and distant vision and depth perception as outlined in the requirements for industrial truck drives.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, Railcars, trucks and industrial trucks . The employeemust occasionally work in high precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions, and temperature extremes. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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