Utility Person (Shipping Worker)
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for removing cake from the conveyor belt, stacking onto racks and dollies and counting product.
This position has direct and indirect responsibility to ensure that all work activities under its span of control are performed with attention to the highest standards of food quality, safe processes, compliance with all appropriate legal requirements and a focus on continuous process improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Catch product off of conveyor belt and stack onto dollies and racks
2. Count product
3. Pull dollies of product to the line up area
4. Dump trash (breaks and end of shift)
5. Clean and sweep work area
6. Help load trucks occasionally
7. Load fall modules onto dumper
8. Must be able to pass forklift written and driving test
JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires high school diploma, or equivalent.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Utility Person (Shipping Worker), DOT#: 524.687-022, is an unskilled position (30 days or less vocational preparation). The general educational development requirements include the following:
Utility Person (Shipping Worker)
Reasoning Skills- Apply common sense understanding, to carry out simple one or two step instructions. Deal with standardized situations with occasional or no variable in or from these situations encountered on the job.
Mathematical Skills- Add and subtract two digit numbers, multiply and divide 10s and 100s by 2,3,4,5 and perform the four basic arithmetic operations.
Language Skills- Recognize the meaning of 2,500 (two pr three syllables) words. Read at a rate of 95-120 words per minute. Compare similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Print simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object and series of numbers, names and addresses. Speak simple sentences, using normal word order and present and past tenses.
Prefer previous safety training.
Ability to walk (25%), stand (5%), kneeling/squatting (5%) and bend (65%) for 8 hours. Ability to lift approximately up to a maximum of 30 pounds, approximately 450 times per day from 6 inches to over head. Ability to reach from 6 inches to 8 feet, approximately 68 times per hour. May climb stairs 2 times per day. Performs repetitive motions, using the hands/arms, approximately 1000 times per hour and back (twisting) 1000 times per day. Ability to push/pull whole and upper body, 24 times per hour. Baskets of cake weigh approximately 30 pounds and dollies weigh 50 pounds. Must be in good physical condition.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Utility Person (Shipping Worker) is considered a light physical demand level job, defined as occasional exerting force of 20 pounds, 10 pounds frequently or a negligible amount of force constantly. As the position may require lifting up to 30 pounds, the position is actually at the medium physical demand level.
OTHER ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS NOT LISTED ABOVE INCLUDE
Reading, writing, seeing, hearing, communicating, adding, subtracting and understanding instructions.
Racks, dollies, plastic baskets, boxes, pencils and markers.
Qualified applicants may submit their current resume, current salary history and cover letter to:
Angie Heins, Assistant HR Manager,
via email to email@example.com, or by
fax to 620-342-7327.