Dole Packaged Foods

  • LOADER/LUMPER

    Job Location US-CA-Atwater
    ID
    2018-1534
    Category
    Logistics/Supply Chain
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    1st & 2nd Shift Openings - Prepare product for shipment, stack cases into racks, following correct pallet patterns.

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Load boxes/cases onto trucks
    • Move boxes weighing up to 50 pounds
    • Stack product
    • Count boxes per pallet and follow pallet pattern instructions

    • Push/move pallets weighing up to 50 pounds
    • Clean up duties, as needed
    • Stretch wrap product by hand
    • Follow company policies
    • Follow safety procedures
    • Other duties that are reasonable associated with the above essential functions of the job
    • Forklift Certification preferred within 12 months of hire date
    • Forklift Evaluation/Certification Mandatory prior to forklift operation of any kind for any reason to include forklift training
    • Forklift Specialty pay will be received by those operating a forklift for more than two hours and in two hour increments up to their full day worked, with management approval
    • Must be able to stack boxes as high as 48” inches

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Previous experience in a warehouse/shipping environment preferred
    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds in a continuous 8+ hour shift
    • Reliable attendance is an essential function of the job
    • Performance evaluation will be completed within 30 days from date of hire. Must meet satisfactory job performance standards to continue in position.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to pass job specific Physical Ability Test (PAT)
    • Noise produced by manufacturing machinery up to 92 decibels

     

      • Lift and Carry Requirements: Workers stack or re-stack boxes of strawberries onto pallets
        • 50 lbs. (box of strawberries) average weight is 25-50 lbs.
        • Highest lift point 48” or shoulder height whichever is greater
        • Carrying distance up to a maximum of 10 ft.
      • Push and Pull Requirements: Moving of pallets
      • Standing and Walking Requirements: All tasks require standing and walking on concrete floors
    • Climbing Requirements: Step stool used to place boxes of fruit on top level of boxes stacked on pallets, step stool height 29”
    • Reaching Requirements: Reaching forward up to 24” while stacking pallets
    • Posture requirements: Must be able to do repetitive movements of bending, reaching overhead and forward up to 24”, squatting, kneeling, and bending.
    • Work Conditions Requirements: Temperatures range from -10° to 50° degree Fahrenheit and may be exposed to fumes, tools and/or machinery with sharp edges.
    • Tools, Equipment, and Materials Requirements:
    • PPE: freezer gear where needed, gloves, bump cap, ear plugs, hair nets, safety glasses, smocks & sleeves
    • Tools: utility knives, shovels, brooms, ice picks
    • Flexibility to work different shifts and days when required

     

     

     

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration or employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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