Requires two year horticulture certification or equivalent experience.
Abilitiy to obtain proper forklift certification, strong organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of various loading techniques. Willingness to work overtime as needed and in adverse weather conditions. Computer skills helpful. Bilingual helpful, but not a requirement. Motor vehicle record will be reviewed and must meet company criteria.
Candidate will be responsible for assisting Foreman to ensure quality, accuracy, consistency and timeliness of all loading at container plant location. Individual will correctly process appropriate shipping documents. Ensure order changes including backorders, cancels or substitutions are recorded on order paperwork. Work closely with Traffic Coordinator to prioritze local deliveries and LTL loads. Daily interaction with order pulling and tagging foreman to assure timeliness and accuracy of customer orders. Monitor loading activity to assure maximum productivity of workforce while meeting high quality standards. Develop ways of improving processes and loading to eliminate inefficiencies of labor. Create a sense of urgency and importance in the work place while promoting and enforcing safe work practices.