Dean Foods

Case Dock Laborer

US-TX-Houston
Requisition ID
2017-4761
# of Openings
4
Category
Manufacturing & Production
Education
High School or Equivalent
Relocation Assistance
No

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Job Description & Requirements

Job Description

The Case Dock Worker is responsible for ensuring empty cases are available to production departments to meet production schedules and to provide assistance to shipping by moving trailers as requested and according to established Company policies and procedures.  The Case Dock Worker is also responsible for maintaining and cleaning all equipment in assigned area. 

 

  • Slide Case Stacks from truck using Milk Hook or Pallet Jack as appropriate.
  • Ensure conveyor tracks are filled with empty cases to prevent production delays. Confirm empty case area is full of cases at end of shift in order to help next shift with production run.
  • Safely handle all materials.
  • Correctly prioritize which truck to empty first based on input from Supervisors or Yard Drivers.
  • Continuously scan the area and straighten up to reduce trip and slip hazards.
  • Spot broken or otherwise unusable cases and remove them to the designated area.
  • Handle returned and truck inventory product as instructed.
  • Ensure trailers are unloaded and washed in a timely and efficient manner while keeping dock doors closed at all times when not in use.
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
  • Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.  Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, pull, push, reach, and bend virtually the entire shift. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and assist others when lifting is necessary.
  • Must be able to work in a wet environment . May occasionally be exposed to cleaning chemicals.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Be able to legibly write entries for record keeping.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

EEO Statement

Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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