Material Handler - Roasting N2
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. - Knoxville, TN

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SHIFT: Thursday through Saturday and every other Wednesday, 4:00 PM to 4:30 AM

SUMMARY: The Material Handler - Roasting team member is responsible for the delivery of ground coffee to the packaging machines.


  • Move ground coffee from the roasting area to a desired machine in a fast paced just in time manner.
  • Operate forklifts within the Safety standards
  • Maintain and switch batteries in the lifts per the Material Handling procedures
  • Report forklift maintenance issues/error codes and fill out inspection sheets daily
  • Participate and assist inventory cycle counts and reconciliation
  • Maintain high levels of housekeeping as it pertains to our standards and 5S work
  • Interact in a team based work environment, meetings, huddles
  • Participate in the Team goal setting and metric reviews
  • Participate in the Industrial Stretching Program
  • Participate in the Safety program
  • Adhere to all Company, Local, State and Federal regulations and policies
  • Perform other material handling duties as needed
  • Responsibility to report food safety, quality and regulatory compliance to plant or division personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Follows all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by GMCR and the department.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.
  • Must possess either a High School Diploma or GED or actively working toward one.
  • A Bronze or higher level National Career Readiness Certificate preferred. Please contact your local TN Career Center for more information
  • Intermediate to high computer skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of basic warehouse principles
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to multi task
  • 1-2 years in a shipping/ Material Handling environment preferred
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions
  • Ability to follow GMCR policies and procedures
  • Walking and standing on concrete floors
  • Working in and around pallet racking
  • Working on lifts
For General Production:
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds frequently with mechanical assistance
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to constantly lift, bend, stretch and stand during entire shift
  • Ability to push/pull up to 1.500 pounds using supplied equipment
  • Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions
An offer of employment for this position will be contingent upon the individual successfully completing a pre-employment physical and drug screening, as provided by a GMCR selected physician, and a criminal background check. The examination must be completed prior to the first day of employment. GMCR reserves the right to determine the suitability of an applicant for a position based on an evaluation of all available information, including but not limited to past work performance, applications, resumes, references and background checks. GMCR is an E-Verify employer.

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