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Cold Warehouse Associates
Rocky Hill
CT
Warehousing
Transportation and Warehousing
11/13/2017

Seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist and/or Military Spouse to work as a Cold Warehouse Associate. This job is VERY physically demanding. Associates are lifting cases pretty much non-stop all shift in a cold environment. Looking for people who are competitive and self-motivated.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL POSITIONS:
  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, or Military Spouse
  • High school diploma or GED. College coursework, technical education or business experience preferred
  • Able to work in cold environment: Day shift in refrigerator, and night shift in freezer, down to -20 degrees F.
  • Ability to handle and physically be near products which may contain food allergens (fish, shellfish, peanuts)
  • Full-time, 40 hour weeks, with OT after 40 hours. Willing to stay late, until the job gets done.
  • Physically fit: Able to lift up to 50lb frequently, 100lb occasionally. Able to sit, walk, bed, squat, reach high, step up and off equipment/machines,
  • Able to work in noisy environment; use radio headset, wear protective equipment (steel toed boots, insulated clothes, hardhat, etc) all shift; and have good hand-eye coordination and depth perception
  • Use equipment safely and accurately after training (such as computers, handheld trackers, copiers, scanners, printers, forklift, reach truck, etc.)
  • Able to read, write, speak and understand English; read and understand label data; and read small print, with or without corrective lenses. Good at basic math to ensure proper height, counts, and pallet ID numbers
 
WAREHOUSE SELECTOR (PICKER) ASSOCIATE: Veteran Military
  • Properly, efficiently and accurately select damage-free product, according to customer specifications
  • Build pallets with product with labels facing out, arrows facing up
  • Ensure pallets are wrapped and stacked for safe transport to storage
  • Verify product against pick tickets and case label. Turn in complete, legible, accurate paperwork
  • Maintain required productivity level at 100% standard and accuracy levels at 99.9%.
Additional Requirements:
  • Able to build 6-foot tall pallets with case weights up to 60 pounds
  • Endurance for continuous, fast paced walking
Shifts:
  • AM Shift – Starts at 8AM, 4 days per week. Out time is approx. 6:30pm, but can be later based on volume.
  • PM Shift – Starts at 8PM, Monday-Friday. Out time approx. 4:30am, but can be later based on volume.
  • Swing Shift – Mon/Tue/Wed/Sat 1:30pm - 12:00am, can be later based on volume.
 
REACH TRUCK OPERATOR (HI-LO, PUT-AWAY) WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE: Veteran Military
  • Put away all product according to inventory control guidelines. Replenish empty pick bins.
  • Ensure pallets are wrapped to ensure stability and stacked safely for transport
  • Check condition of pallets and have exchanged where necessary
Additional Requirements:
  • 1 year reach truck experience required.
  • Able to work safely up to 36 feet in the air in the rack system to fix dumped pallets on an occasional basis
  • Must be able to pass operational fork truck test with 80% or better
  • Ability to remain calm and focused while prioritizing requests from multiple sources
Shift: The schedule will include 1 weekend day and will get 2 consecutive days off.
  • AM Shift – Starts at 8AM, 4 days per week. Work takes place until done for the day
  • PM Shift – Starts 8PM, 4 days per week. Work takes place until done for the day
LOADER ASSOCIATE: Veteran Military
  • Ensure accurate, safe & efficient loading of product onto trailers & provide support for warehouse functions
  • Accurately select appropriate pallets and/or cross-dock product and verify against pick tickets (paperwork).
  • Verify load sheets and turn in complete, legible, accurate paperwork (load diagrams and pick tickets)
  • Ensure each trailer is swept before use. Handle and load product onto the trailer to minimize damage
  • Ensure pallets are wrapped to ensure stability and stacked safely for transport
Additional Requirements:
  • Warehouse experience operating Material Handling Equipment preferred.
Shifts:
  • AM Shift – Starts at 8AM, 4 days per week. Work takes place until done for the day. Schedule will include 1 weekend day. They will get 2 consecutive days off.
  • PM Shift – Starts 8PM, 5 days per week Monday-Friday. Work takes place until done for the day
 
WAREHOUSE RECEIVER: Veteran Military
  • Properly and accurately receive product, free of damage, and turn in complete, legible, accurate paperwork
  • Check temperature of products and report any discrepancies to a supervisor
  • Ensure pallets are wrapped and stacked for safe transport to storage
  • Check condition of pallets and exchange where necessary. Load and unload product when required.
  • Maintain cleanliness and repair of dock, and facility areas
Additional Requirements:
  • Warehouse experience preferred
  • Experience operating Material Handling Equipment preferred
  • Ability to remain calm and focused while prioritizing requests from multiple sources
Shifts:
  • AM and PM Shifts – 4, 10-hour days. Start times vary.

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