Through our MDV military division, SpartanNash is a leading distributor of grocery products to U.S. commissaries around the world. Providing service to both the U.S. and overseas locations, we are a purpose-driven, team-centered organization that respects individuality, demands integrity, encourages innovation and celebrates success. We exist to serve our military heroes and their families, whether at home or abroad.
Responsible to unload products from trucks and breakdown pallets. Provides assistant to various warehouse position as requested to include sanitation, selection, inventory control, etc. May be responsible for fueling, washing and/or cleaning semi-trucks/trailers based on assigned distribution center.
High School Diploma (Preferred)
or equivalent preferred.
One year warehouse experience preferred.
Prior experience operating power industrial equipment, such as an electric pallet jack, long-tongued electric pallet jack and high-extender high lift preferred.
Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation in the conditions specified for 8 - 10 hour shifts. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and evening hours, and overtime as assigned.
Must understand and be able to communicate in English, including but not limited to, reading and interpreting order forms and selection labels. Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills are required.
Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Unload products from trucks; breakdown pallet and stack (lump) product on pallets and organize products to be placed into appropriate warehouse racks/pick slots. Move or otherwise handle cases, boxes, bags, and/or pallets of dry groceries, frozen foods, dairy products, produce, poultry, fish, beef, pork and/or tobacco products and related products as identified on order forms, in the quantities specified.
Assist with sanitation duties to include cleaning the warehouse, emptying garbage, etc. as assigned.
Responsible for fueling, washing and/or cleaning semi-trucks/trailers based on assigned distribution center.
May assist with checking product for damage, verifying accurate product and quantities received according to purchase order (PO) and pallet label.
May assist with completing selection orders; select products from the warehouse racks/pick slots, assemble, palletize and/or shrink wrap products/pallets for customer orders, and label cases/pallets with order labels in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
Lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently and products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally, while ensuring and maintaining a safe work environment.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment by properly disposing of pallet boards, wood chips, and other trash, etc. and ensuring any spills are cleaned up quickly and according to safety guidelines.
May operate power industrial equipment such as a long-tongued electric pallet jack, high-extender high-lift and other moving equipment (i.e., walkers). Ensure equipment is in good working order according to safety checklist as required.
Report damaged product and quality issues and notify supervisor of out-of-stock or low volume product(s).
Participate in rotation of products, move products to dock areas and perform other duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Must be able to follow verbal (oral) and written instructions. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced warehouse operation.
Able to safely operate warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks and other material handling/industrial equipment. Must follow safe working practices in accordance with Company safety policies and practices. Ability to work in multi-temperature areas as assigned (e.g. freezer, coolers, dry conditions). Must report for work regularly and on time, as scheduled.
Must be able to take direction from supervisor(s) and works well with others. Must work well under pressure, and is able to organize and prioritize work assignments, and meet established deadlines. Must perform assigned tasks accurately and completely. Must be flexible and able to handle changes in work requirements productively.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must frequently sit, walk and stand; use hands to handle, grasp, and twist objects, tools, or controls; and use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls. Must frequently walk, talk, crouch, kneel, bend, stoop, twist, and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to step up and down on power equipment and climb a ladder repetitively.
Must be able to hear and see within normal range with or without corrective devices. Must lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently; ability to lift products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally with assistance as needed; product weight varies by assignment, distribution center products, etc.
While performing the duties of this position, employees are subject to a warehouse environment and frequently exposed to changes in temperature and humidity (-20 to 105). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and night hours, and overtime as necessary and as assigned, and must be able to work in the conditions specified for 8 - 10 hour shifts.
Order selection computer system(s) and Power industrial equipment.