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AL Distribution Center Associate

Company: Feeding the Gulf Coast
Location: Theodore
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Feeding the Gulf Coast*

*Job Description*

*Job Title: * Distribution Center Associate

*Department: * Operations

*Reports To: * Operations Managers

*About the Organization: *As a member of Feeding America, and a United Way Member Agency, Feeding the Gulf Coast works through member organizations and special programs to provide nutritious food to meet the challenge of feeding people who are hungry as a result of systemic poverty, personal crisis, or disaster. Additionally, Feeding the Gulf Coast educates the public regarding domestic hunger, proper nutrition and other related issues. Feeding the Gulf Coast serves a 24-county area spanning south Alabama, south Mississippi, and the panhandle of Florida.

*Summary: * Receives, counts, locates and inspects food and non-food items. Responsible for general warehouse duties, such as filling orders, loading and unloading of trucks, move and locate product, assist with volunteers, maintain cleanliness of the distribution center by following company sanitation and cleanliness guidelines.

*Duties and Responsibilities* include the following:

* Represent Feeding the Gulf Coast by conduct and appearance while engaging with warehouse customers and volunteers in a professional manner.
* Receive, offload, and store inbound product including the completion of reception documentation accurately and efficiently.
* Pull, assemble, package, and stage orders accurately and efficiently.
* Load and secure inventory on Feeding the Gulf Coast commercial trucks and customer vehicles safely and efficiently.
* Operate all warehouse equipment safely.
* Conduct warehouse daily checks and maintenance processes as assigned.
* Perform facility maintenance as needed.
* Assist with agency product selection operations.
* Operate Feeding the Gulf Coast vehicles to complete assigned inventory distribution or collection safely.
* Perform other duties as assigned

*Qualifications: *

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.

*Language Ability: *

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

*Math Ability: *

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

*Reasoning Ability: *

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

*Computer Skills: *

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Gmail.

*Education/Experience: *

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

*Certificates and Licenses: *

Valid driver's license with driving record that meets company insurance requirements.

*Equipment: *

* Forklift
* Manual and electric pallet jacks

*Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities: *

* Excellent communication skills while interacting with customers and volunteers of all ages individually and in groups
* Problem solving skills
* Ability to implement independent operation
* Ability to act as a self-starter
* Ability to pay attention to detail

*Physical Demands: *

The physical demands 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color.

*Work Environment: *

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; and outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We here at Feeding The Gulf Coast want all of our employees to work in a safe environment. We are requiring that individuals applying for this position be fully vaccinated or have received their 1st vaccination to be considered for this position.

Application Question(s):
* Are you forklift certified?

Experience:
* Warehouse experience: 2 years (Preferred)
* Forklift: 2 years (Preferred)
* barcoding: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Feeding the Gulf Coast, Mobile , AL Distribution Center Associate, Other , Theodore, Alabama

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