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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

DEAN FOODS COMPANY SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA

Company
DEAN FOODS COMPANY
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5592
AJE Ref #
576202046
Location
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
Lehigh Valley Dairy in Schuylkill Haven has a union
position open in our refrigerated cooler. Excellent pay
and Benefits! The order assembly picker/loader is
responsible for picking orders, palletizing, loading and
unloading products and/or cases, and working any station
or line that is assigned. The order assembly
picker/loader works anywhere in the Load-out/Cooler
areas that may be assigned.
* Responsible for pulling products for customer
orders.
* Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized
and manual equipment (when certified).
* May use hand-held tracking device
* Mark the paperwork properly when making adjustments
for product shortages.
* Keep accurate records on load sheets, inventory
sheets, scrap sheets, and computerized equipment.
* Ensure proper code date rotation.
* Report any mechanical problems such as bad
wearstrips, plugged or missing lube nozzles, spacer
stop malfunctions, palletizer malfunctions or
conveyor breakdowns.
* Report any product/packaging issues.
* Maintain communication with other departments,
management and employees and notify them of any
problems and/or concerns that may restrict the
efficiency of production.
* 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.
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 able to stand, walk, push or pull a
majority of the day. Must be able to lift up to 50
pounds frequently and manually stack and move cases
up to 6-8 cases high.
* Must be able to work in an environment where
temperature is maintained at 35-40 degrees
Fahrenheit.
* Must be willing to work flexible hours including
overtime, weekends and holidays.
* Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
* Must be able to pass all medical exams, drug and
background checks (including criminal).
Dean Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity employer
M/F/Veteran/Disability
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability or protected veteran status.