Holds safety in high regard, follows all safety rules for equipment and general warehouse operations.  Takes responsibility for their own safety by acting in a safe manner at all times.  Takes responsibility for the safety of co-workers by calling out unsafe behavior on the spot.

Actively participates in the LEAN management program, striving to continuously improve, increase efficiency and eliminate waste.

Has received documented training in GMPs, Allergen Control, and SOPs within his/her area of responsibility.

Ensures the accuracy of all loads received into warehouse and shipped out of warehouse, completes any required inspection paperwork thoroughly and at the time of receipt or shipment.

Move finished goods through receiving, shipping and in warehouse inventory using pallet jack, hand truck, or forklift.

Responsible for quality control. Ensures that all incoming products and packaging meet specification.  Ensures that all allergens are properly identified and labeled on all incoming and outgoing shipments.

Reports problems within area of responsibility that may impact Food Safety, Quality, or Employee Safety.  Concerns should be reported directly to the Warehouse Supervisor and Food Safety/Quality Manager or designee.

Complete necessary daily paperwork accurately and legibly.

Communicate effectively and professionally with other operators and administration staff.

Understand inventory control by FIFO/LIFO lot number format.

Maintains a clean and organized work area.  Cleans throughout the day.

Be familiar with and accurately use the computer based Warehouse Management System. Uses required RF scanning equipment and notifies Supervisor of any issues with the scanning equipment.

Perform various manual labor functions such as hand-loading containers, stretch wrapping, sweeping, cleaning, and trash removal.

Develop and maintain excellent customer service to internal and external customers at all times.

Perform any special projects or other assignments as needed by manager/supervisor.


Summary of Experience and Education

High school diploma or GED required. Previous experience with forklifts, pallet jacks and warehouse operations are preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age.  Nor-Am will certify all equipment operators with site specific training, valid driver’s license preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Employee must have the physical ability to lift up to 80 pounds frequently, to twist, bend and climb regularly.  Must be able to work in a wide range of temperatures (-30 F to 60 F).  All employees must be able to read, write and speak English fluently, including reading, comprehending and completing basic checklists, forms and other related documents.    Successful candidates will be able to identify and resolve problems quickly and balance team and individual responsibilities. Must be consistently at work and on time.

Apply here- https://noram.rec.pro.ukg.net/NOR1084NCSI/JobBoard/9722d754-01a3-4baf-9a67-27f96df92c7f/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=a8176718-f20a-499c-ad6d-60466804fa75

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