Nestle Warehouse I – Full Time 40 HR/WK – Sunday-Thursday –Louisville, KY in Louisville, Kentucky
As one of The World s Most Admired Food Companies in Fortune magazine, Nestl provides quality brands that bring flavor to life every day. The Deep Frozen Supply Chain function serves the Nestl sales team, so that they are able to provide world class service to grocery accounts across the country. Products include industry leading brands such as DIGIORNO pizza, DRUMSTICK ice cream snacks, and H AGEN-DAZS premium ice cream.
The Warehouse Level I position is an entry level training position. The position s primary function is to maximize the selection and loading process of Nestl products by ensuring accurate orders, meeting set target rates per hour, and ensuring product integrity and quality standards are maintained throughout the loading process.
Safely operate a powered industrial truck (forklift) during work stream processes of order selecting and loading. Complete and maintain internal forklift certification process.
Ability to utilize the Voice Activated Picking system. Accurately and efficiently load finished product onto delivery trucks while also maintaining accurate quality inspection forms.
Prepare all required documentation to maintain the highest quality finished product for our customers
Maintain performance expectations with respect to key performance metrics and identify opportunities to improve distribution center operations
Communicate directly with co-workers on issues, openly share ideas with others, encourage performance in others, give feedback when needed, and train new employees when applicable. Effective communication to operations and sales teams to maintain product flow and prevent distribution disruptions.
Conduct activities in a safe manner, follow corporate safety guidelines and requirements, use personal protective equipment and proactively address any unsafe conditions observed. Maintain housekeeping and safety compliance, inspection ready at all times
JOB ESSENTIALS/ ATTRIBUTES:
Ability to effectively document product fills with accuracy.
Maintain a safe operating record for powered industrial equipment.
Ability to practice safe working habits at all times
Initiative: Self-starter, gets involved quickly, takes on difficult tasks with enthusiasm. Takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required.
Energy: Maintains high activity/productivity level. Operates with sense of urgency, efficiency, effectiveness and determination over extended periods of time.
Stress Tolerance: Maintains stable and professional performance under pressure or opposition
Detail: Strives to understand the details. Balances, analyzes and takes appropriate action. Solid planning, detail oriented and organization skills.
Communication: Presents ideas effectively, actively listens, and works across functional boundaries with the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and third party carriers.
Teamwork: Can work in group or alone; oriented towards the good of the whole. Contain ability to build rapport and good working relationship with co-workers.
Manage job professionally and with a high level of organization
Ability to effectively deal with change and adversity in the work place, and work in a fast paced environment
Demonstrate ability to deliver consistent results while building organization capabilities.
Ability to respond to change with positive attitude, offer suggestions for improvements to increase effectiveness of change, support new initiatives, and maintain an open mind.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & EDUCATION LEVEL:
Must be at least 18 years of age
High School Diploma / GED equivalent
Must have reliable transportation to and from work
Successful completion of post offer background checks and drug screen
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule which may include early morning/late night hours; Willing to work any day of the week, weekends, Holidays and required over-time as specific to role
Must possess basic math and computer skills
Ability to work safely
Ability to read, write, understand and speak English
Pallet Jack certification preferred
1-2 years of warehouse experience preferred; Freezer/refrigerated environment a plus
This description should not be construed to contain every responsibility that an incumbent in this job may be required to perform. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions assigned.
The Nestl Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.
The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
Category: Supply Chain, Nestle USA