ATFN - Warehouse Associate I (1st Shift)

Ajinomoto Windsor

Job Description
Position Summary: Warehouse Associate contributes to our mission by cleaning and organizing the warehouse, loading and unloading trucks with products and ingredients, and supporting production with the delivery of ingredients and storage of finished products. This position is essential to support the department in maximizing customer satisfaction for both internal and external customers. Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain safe and positive work environment in compliance with OSHA, company standards, and local, state and federal requirementsPerform tasks necessary to meet warehouse goalsAccurately complete all necessary paperworkManage day to day inventory levelsMaintain Forklift certificationPeriodic inventoriesTraces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends to management remedial actions to resolve discrepanciesTimely execution of daily receiving and shipping load board oversee the receipt of purchased goods verifying counts, quality and complete all required paperwork and transactions associated to this processStacks and arranges product on palletsCompletes forklift and pallet jack inspections before each shiftReplenish stock while maintaining a cleaned and organized warehouse/location dailyMoves product in warehouse/location as necessary during reallocations of space or taking of inventoryRotates product and arranges according to Julian dates or FIFO (first in first out)Receives and checks against receiving documents incoming product, ensuring proper product code, quantity and condition; reports any discrepancies to the leadOperates electric forklifts and pallet jacksWorks in and out of freezers, temperatures average 32 degrees to 25 degreesGeneral support of productionRequired to wear hairnet, freezer suit, captive boots, earplugs, and gloves provided by the Company Position Qualifications: QualificationsPrefer High school diploma or GED3-4 years of warehouse, manufacturing or production experienceMaintain forklift certificationWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office softwareAbility to work in production/warehouse environment with constant exposure to loud machineryAbility to work in extreme temperatures, both indoors and outdoorsAbility to work in a fast paced environmentWORK ENVIRONMENT: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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk and hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, bend and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud noise. Temperatures vary from freezing to hot, cold or wet environment.