Warehouse Worker with forklift experience PM

Maryland Food Bank
Halethorpe, MD
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Overall purpose of the position: In this role the employee receives food shipments, fills out appropriate paperwork and ensures correctness of delivery. The employee stages or stores the food, depending upon the source. Additionally, outgoing shipments are "picked" and "pick tickets" with accurate counts are created. Assists in inventory cycle counts and with loading and unloading food orders. Responsible for maintaining all food safety & occupational safety requirements. Education: High school diploma or GED required. Experience: At least 1 year of experience in a warehouse environment is preferred. The ability to read, write and speak English is required. One year of experience operating a forklift required. Essential Duties and Responsibilities 80% Manual Labor : Move food product by lifting up to 75 pounds and push/pull pallets weighing up to 2k pounds to load and unload orders and move product to appropriate storage areas. Pick orders for partners. 20% Inventory: Assist in ongoing cycle counts, staging inventory in accordance with FIFO system This position is from 1:30 pm to 10:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Essential Working Conditions Work Environment The employee will carry out the job duties in/around a warehouse environment which will have greatly fluctuating noise and temperature conditions. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 75 pounds and occasionally pushes/pulls manual pallet jacks containing up to 2,000 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Non-Essential Functions The following are non-essential functions of the position: . Assist in cleaning within the warehouse, per the daily cleaning list . Assist in sorting salvage, including produce, as assigned . Perform other duties as requested. Company Description The Maryland Food Bank is a non-profit organization leading the movement to end hunger in Maryland. We have an extensive network of community and organizational partners across the state that distribute food to the Marylanders who need us. We supply the food to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and faith-based organizations that serve food-insecure Marylanders. We supplement this work with outreach programs that provide direct food assistance, educate the public on the importance of good nutrition, and fight hunger through innovative means. The Maryland Food Bank embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain, and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.