Shipper / Receiver

Dawn Food Products Kansas City , MO 64126

Posted 7 months ago

Want to make a sweet change in your career?

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Shipping & Receiving

Kansas City, MO

How would you like to work for a company offering benefits from day one? Dawn People enjoy great benefits, competitive wages and an excellent working environment. Join our team and see for yourself what sets Dawn Foods apart!

Position Summary:

Dawn Foods' Shippers & Receivers are responsible for distribution warehouse activities related to receiving, storing, selecting, shipping, dispatching, and delivery of product This key role ensures effective and efficient warehouse operations and product transportation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Correctly select, palletize, and shrink wrap customers' orders preparing them for delivery.

  • Receive and stock inbound product in its designated locations. Rotate and replenish current stock in its designated locations.

  • Safely load trailers in an even and productive fashion

  • Ability to understand and operate hand held computer and scanning devices for SAP that is used for all aspects of warehouse operations

  • Maintain cleanliness of entire warehouse and practice safe food handling procedures by learning and practicing American Institute of Baking (AIB) standards for warehouse sanitation

  • Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein

Minimum Education Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED


  • Must have the ability to operate a forklift, pallet jack, electric rider jacks, electric pallet jacks, trailer lift gates and pallet wrap machines

  • Minimum 6 months of related experience or 1 full year non-related employment experience

  • Must have the ability to move or lift product from 50-80 lbs

  • Must have the ability to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Must have the ability to withstand cool and/or cold temperatures


Sunday through Wednesday is the normal schedule. Vacations, system maintenance and holidays alter the schedule sometimes requiring team members to work Fridays.

Overtime is required as the work dictates.

Sunday 8:00am until finished. Finish times are dictated by workloads

Monday through Wednesday is 4:00pm until finished.Finish times are dictated by workloads

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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