Material Handler/Yard Jockey - 1st Shift
Givaudan - East Hanover, NJ

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Material Handler/Yard Jockey - 1st Shift

Key Deliverables
  • Receive inbound raw materials/transfers and ship finished product to customers/affiliates. Stage raw materials for production and execute all transactions in a safe, timely and accurate manner

Core Responsibilities
  • Stage raw materials and finished goods in and out of Production as required
  • Handle containers, drums and pails of material. Operate forklifts and other powered material handling equipment. Utilize desktop, vehicle-mounted, and hand-held computers for receiving instructions and real-time inventory updates
  • As needed, drive the yard jockey to move trailers to various docks
  • Load and unload trucks. Labels and weighs containers and draws samples of food grade ingredients. Evaluate raw materials in warehouses and production areas and submits questionable raw materials to Quality Control
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines. Attend safety meetings and exercises constant care to prevent injury to self and others. Maintain level of housekeeping/sanitation which meets Company‚Äôs standards and guidelines

Functional Skills & Competencies
  • Must have strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Need to be detail oriented and committed to quality
  • Must be self motivated
  • Must have flexibility to cover other areas, duties or responsibilities as required

Primary Qualifications (education / experience)
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • CDL or prior yard jockey experience is necessary
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in computerized warehouse and real-time data collection
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted and maneuver minimum of 5-gallon pails and 55-gallon drums with proper material handling equipment is required
  • A demonstrated ability to follow written instructions precisely
  • Prior experience with inventory systems and bar-coding experience preferred

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Givaudan makes a world of products smell nicer and taste better. The company, with a 20% market share worldwide, makes and sells flavors and...