Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 7,300 associates worldwide.
We currently have a position available as a Warehouse Operator to work in our Union City, CA manufacturing facility. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.
A Warehouse Operator will accomplish the receiving and storage and shipping of all materials and finished goods by performing certain assigned tasks; removing materials from trucks, counting and recording what is received, restacking, and putting it up into the proper bays (for storage) or retrieving from proper bays in frozen storage, loading it onto the proper outbound truck or taking it to the proper production line. Contribute to the profit and well-being of the Company by performing tasks in a safe, efficient, quality-conscious, and cost-conscious manner and by working in a cooperative manner with his/her supervisor and co-workers.
Learns in general all phases of receiving and storage of frozen materials and shipping of frozen finished goods on his/her assigned shift.
Performs specific tasks associated with this process including, but not limited to:
receiving daily set-up instructions, pulling required ingredients and materials from storage, and taking them to the production line(s)
performing daily routine safety and operating inspection of the fork truck or pallet jack which he/she will be using, recording condition on appropriate form, recognizing problems and reporting to the maintenance technician
removing pallets of materials from trucks with a fork truck or pallet jack
recording materials received on the daily tally sheets
using the fork truck to move the materials to the proper storage location, including sliding the pallet into a rack or sitting on another pallet of materials. Must be able to learn the bay storage system and how to stack and use the system accurately to assure proper inventory count and location of materials for future production
restacking pallets of frozen materials to verify receipt of right amount and right product; typical box weight of frozen materials is 50 pounds, with a maximum of 65 pounds
accurately completing tally sheets and turning them in timely
sweeping debris on the floor into small piles, picking it up with a dustpan, and placing it in the proper waste container
disposing of paper, plastic or other packaging material into the proper trash container
pushing trash carts to proper disposal area
using a low-pressure water hose to wash down the dock consistent with plant waste water and sanitation policies
using a rubber squeegee to push water down drains
pushing a floor scrubbing machine to clean and dry floors
separating pallets in pallet yard as requested by Team Leaders
What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Basic business requirements such as attendance, punctuality, good work habits, good personal hygiene; high school diploma/GED required; must be proficient in reading, arithmetic and use of computes, such as would be learned in high school; experience in the safe operation of fork trucks and pallet jacks is required.
Prior work experience operating pallet jacks and fork trucks in a warehouse preferred.
Willing and able to understand and accept instruction; follow directions, policies and rules;effectively communicate with peers and superiors; work in a safe and efficient manner; work effectively with other people in a work group; able to count, record counts and other information on report sheets, and calculate inventory of materials; able to safely operate pallet jacks and fork trucks in all environments.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.