US Cold Storage

  • Warehouse Associate

    City US-PA-Quakertown
    Job ID
    2017-1233
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location Name
    Quakertown
  • Overview

    United States Cold Storage (USCS) is a leading national public refrigerated warehouse operator with 35 facilities located in 12 states. Our greatest asset is our people!

     

    USCS is comprised of more than 1,600 dedicated professionals who are guided by a common philosophy of integrity, mutual respect, and the pursuit of excellence. We have an unyielding commitment to being "Best in Class." We have an excellent opportunity to join our team! We are currently seeking a Warehouse Worker with Forklift Operator experience.

     

    Shift available:

    • 2nd Shift  (Mon-Fri / 2pm-10:30pm)
    • 3rd Shift (Sun-Thurs / 10pm-6:30am)

    Responsibilities

    As a Warehouse Worker, you will be responsible for operating a variety of material handling equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting merchandise. The equipment you will utilize in these functions is forklifts, slip sheets, and clamps. You will be responsible for the safe and efficient use of these vehicles and for order selection and checking.

     

    Other responsibilities of the Forklift Operator role include:

     

    • Unloading and loading trailers and verifying proper stacking and freight
    • Reporting shortages damages and misplacements to your immediate supervisor
    • Identifying and recovering any received or shipping damage
    • Ensuring proper stock rotation by following lot number identification
    • Pulling and preparing product for shipment
    • Ensuring that the exact number and type of product is located and shipped
    • Making certain product comes from the proper locations
    • Performing picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards
    • Moving product from the staging or storage areas into railcars or trailers
    • Stacking and staging product and materials
    • Maintaining the facilities, equipment, and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion
    • Operating all equipment in a safe and efficient manner

    Qualifications

    In the Warehouse Worker role, you must be self-motivated and able to work well both independently and in a team-oriented setting. You must be able to handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment.

     

    Other requirements of the Forklift Operator role include:

     

    • High school degree or equivalent certification
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Forklift training and experience
    • Capable of operating forklifts and their attachments
    • Good arithmetic and reading skills
    • Capable of following verbal and written instructions
    • Availability to work various shifts
    • Capable of standing and walking extended periods of time
    • Must pass written and driving forklift exam
    • Must be capable of lifting up to 70 lbs.

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