SUMMARY: Perform warehouse functions related to picking, packing, loading, unloading, stocking product, order fulfillment, and inventory control. Performs minor maintenance on equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Ensure accuracy in order fulfillment using documents from FNS inventory software system.
Drive commercial-size delivery trucks daily to deliver orders to FNS school sites.
Operate warehouse equipment, including forklifts, pallet movers, carts, hand tools used in loading and unloading items from trucks, while picking, packing, preparing orders for shipment and stock shelves.
Perform physical count of food warehouse stock during scheduled inventories or as assigned. Perform duties related to inventory control, receiving, distribution and issuing of stock and non-stock items in compliance with District and department procedures.
Perform pre and post delivery vehicle inspections to ensure compliance with all District, department and DOT safety standards.
Operate and perform minor preventative maintenance on trucks, forklifts, pallet movers, and other equipment as needed to insure that vehicles/equipment/tools/machinery/safety devices meet safety and DOT standards.
Take turns being on-call to respond to after-hours warehouse/FNS-related emergencies.
Perform housekeeping tasks on warehouse grounds to maintain a clean/safe working environment. Assist with training new employees in all functions of the FNS warehouse.
Perform special projects, deliveries or other duties as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
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 TRAINING: High school diploma/GED required and/or vocational school or short-term courses.
EXPERIENCE: 2 - 3 years' experience in food warehousing preferred, including forklift and pallet mover operation, customer service, driving, and 1 year of inventory control.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT: Must have interpersonal communication, basic math, problem solving and listening skills. Able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions. Operating knowledge of and experience with forklifts, pallet movers, lift gates, dock plates, pallet jacks and driving experience with warehouse delivery-size trucks.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: Commercial driver's license (CDL) required. Must pass District Pre- Employment physical. Class "B" License and driving record provided at the time of hire. Subject to random/post- accident/reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing in accordance with DOT regulation.
Person with a job required CDL are subject to random drug screenings, and must meet all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse requirements. This may include registering with the Clearinghouse and consenting for the City to perform a limited and/or full query as defined by the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse.
SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY: This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Acts as a resource for new hires by providing training. Also may act as a resource for individuals within department regarding status of orders, inventory, delivery schedules, and assisting in resolving customer service issues throughout the District.
CONTACTS: Daily contact with persons within department to handle routine internal matters, with persons outside the department to provide service, with vendors to furnish or obtain information, and the general public to maintain relationships pertaining to the FNS Warehouse.
SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS: High exposure to self to cuts and bruises due to handling materials and boxes, and to hernia due to lifting heavy material and boxes; low exposure to self to chemical burns due to batteries in vehicles; to heat burns due to inspecting hot equipment engines; medium exposure to fractured bones due to operating warehouse equipment and falling material; medium exposure to repetitive motion injuries due to frequent lifting and reaching; medium exposure to diseases from improper handling or storage of food items; low/medium exposure to loss of limb, sight, disfigurement or fatality when performing delivery duties (auto accidents). Often expected to drive in inclement weather conditions throughout the school district, to include several mountain communities.
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions 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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
MENTAL FUNCTIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to compare, analyze, communicate, coordinate, and use interpersonal skills. The employee is occasionally required to copy, instruct, compute, synthesize, compile, and negotiate.
JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING: Work is assigned by Warehouse Manager. This position requires knowledge of the warehouse order process and attention to detail to pick and pack order correctly and to question orders that appear to be incorrect. Decision-making is guided by District and department policies and procedures, USDA and State Guidelines for Food Handling and Accountability. Decisions require collaboration with Group Leaders and other warehouse workers. Errors in decision-making could include picking/packing an order incorrectly, resulting in an overage or underage and additional time to correct the error. Supervisor is occasionally involved in decision-making.
DIVERSITY OF DUTIES: Duties require cross training in warehouse purchasing, basic mechanical repairs, record keeping and order processing knowledge. Responsibilities are within the immediate department.