• Distribution Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Visalia
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/22/2018 7:34 PM)
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  • Overview

    This is an entry-level position responsible for coordinating warehouse operational needs to meet the needs of production operations and plant shipping operations.  Strict compliance with the facility Food Safety and Quality Management System Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions is required.


    • Inspect and assess quality to ensure standards are met for all product received into the warehouse.
    • Reject non-conforming product.
    • Complete and maintain quality inventory and preventative maintenance documentation.
    • Must maintain warehouse in an organized and clean manner to ensure safety and good manufacturing processes.
    • Use scanning equipment to ensure accurate tracking of inventory within the facility.
    • Count packaging materials as requested by manager/supervisor.
    • Work as a team with forklift operators to prevent line stoppages and improve operations.
    • Maintain work area in an organized and clean manner ensuring safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
    • Help meet or exceed performance goals, including pallets/labor hour, line loading, and truck turn time.
    • Interact with production, warehouse, quality control and maintenance personnel to maximize output and efficiency.
    • Perform manual labor.
    • Report any food safety issues observed to manager/supervisor.
    • Report any plant security breaches, attempts at product tampering or contamination, or other suspicious behavior observed to manager/supervisor.
    • Complete and comply with the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS), Daily Routine List (DRL), HACCP procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Compliance.
    • Maintain a food-safe sanitary environment at all times.
    • Complete records/quality checks with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Conduct hourly quality checks and inspect full goods and pallets or other raw materials, as necessary.
    • Monitor and track equipment downtime, equipment output and other key metrics.
    • Escalate any non-conforming product/equipment/material to the appropriate manager/supervisor immediately.
    • Follow Company’s quality assurance procedures and protocols at all times while on duty (eg. Labeling of containers, Inventory Control, PM programs).
    • Promote a positive proactive environment where input from team members is valued and encouraged.
    • Provide back-up support for other roles as necessary.
    • Available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis as necessary.
    • Other duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor.


    • A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • General warehouse experience (e.g. shipping and receiving of goods).
    • Two (2) years of experience in a fast paced warehouse environment with a solid safety record preferred.
    • Exposure to manufacturing desired; experience in the food or beverage industry with knowledge of GMPs preferred.


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