The Loading Dock Worker position has a variety of different assignments which are assigned based on the training level of the employee and business needs in support of achieving the goals of the Concord, NH Warehouse. This job description is meant to serve as an outline of the duties and responsibilities that a Loading Dock Worker may be required to perform during the course of their work-day.
Review load sheets for delivery routes and verify correct product(s) and amounts are loaded to assigned trailers.
Rotate product in warehouse to ensure that the correct coded product is shipped to eliminate waste and minimize returns.
Continuously check for and remove damaged goods to ensure that only quality product is being shipped to customers.
Load each product according to assigned specification/diagram safely using a variety of motorized equipment such as pushers, squeeze trucks, fork trucks and pallet jacks. Ensure that the proper load bars are in place and the loads are evenly distributed.
Send loads that are accurate while maintaining a pace that is efficient.
Accurately identify, select/pick inventory for loading and staging based on customer load sheets. This process may involve “picking” corrugated and un-corrugated product (up to 45 lbs) from shelves, pushing/pulling of 7’ high cases of products (up to 200 lbs) and other packaged and un-packaged product. Process also includes placing products on wheeled racks 5 ½ feet high and moving throughout warehouse.
Unload trucks/trailers using a hook or pallet jack. Physical labor involved in this activity varies, but can involve pushing/pulling 7 high milk cases (up to 200 lbs) and metal racks (800 lbs).
Pull empty and full milk cases stacked 7 high (up to 200 lbs) with repetition.
Manually remove product from conveyor system, then package and/or stage in an efficient manner to maintain production flow requirements.
Dispose of returned product by manually dumping into disposal system using repetitive motion.
Washtrailers/trucks after unloading empty cases.
Work in a cooperative manner with managers, supervisors and peers.
Follow all company safety policies and procedures.
Execute assigned duties with minimal supervision.
Available for required overtime to support business needs and/or critical situations.
Perform assigned duties satisfactorily and in a timely manner.
Perform assigned duties following "Good Manufacturing Practices.”
Actively participate in special teams representing the warehouse department.
Maintain a clean & safe work environment.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Loading Dock Worker Job Description (cont.)
Education and Experience
GED or High School Diploma.
Reading& writing proficiency (English language) and ability to identify colors.
Basic math skills.
Ability to work well as part of a team.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work independently with little supervision.
Ability to move at a quick pace.
Standing: Long periods (up to 8 hours).
Sitting: Rarely, unless assigned to operate fork-lift or similar equipment.
Bending, Twisting & Stretching: Frequently.
Lifting: Heavy (50+ lbs): frequently.
Carrying: Heavy (40-60 lbs): frequently.
Pushing/Pulling: up to approximately 200 lbs drag weight without assistance: frequently and wheeled weight up to approximately 1000 lbs: occasionally.
Environment: Refrigerated and non-refrigerator areas with temperature variations from 34 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
Physical Demands Summary
Job Title: Loading Dock Worker - Warehouse
10 lbs. or less
11- 20 lbs.
Reach above shoulder
100 or more lbs.
12 lbs. or less
100 or more lbs.
Key: Environmental Factors:
N – Never Outside: Outside work is rarely performed.
O – Occasional 1 – 33% of time Inside: Wet and dry with temperature variations from
F – Frequent 34 – 66% of time 34 to 45 degrees Fahrenheit.
C – Constant 67 – 100% of time Miscellaneous: Exposure to slippery surfaces, rough surfaces, noise, close quarters, vibrations, working with others, power equipment such as forklifts, squeeze trucks, pallet trucks, pushers, conveyor systems and other moving objects.
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