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SHIPPING - SHIPPER/LOAD HAULER

Company: Gold Medal Bakery
Location: Fall River
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Gold Medal Bakery is a fourth-generation family-owned industrial bakery that operates around the clock to provide fresh-baked goods to area food stores, restaurants, and institutions in New England and beyond. Gold Medal prides itself as a team of quality people who share their reputation and tradition through bread. AtGold Medal Bakery, we follow three core values in every aspect of our business: Integrity, Commitment, and Caring. We pride ourselves on hiring and retaining high-quality people that showcase these core values in their work every single day. SummaryResponsible for selecting and moving trayed product from staging area and loading into trailers the quantities as ordered on the shipping orders. Verifies count by variety and records as required. Removes damaged or sub-standard product and sets aside in designated area for supervision to check. Bar loads per standard procedure.Essential TasksResponsible for following all safety programs and procedures.

  • Maintains a high state of safety awareness:
    • Follows all rack handling and dock plate procedures.
    • Observes proper lifting technique.
    • Pays special attention when walking or climbing stairways.
    • Is alert to movement of materials, condition of walking surface and other people in order to prevent possible collision or accidents.
    • Keeps hands, body and clothing clear of moving machinery.
    • Is at all times cognizant of personal and food safety. If any problem (or potential problem) arises, elevates to Supervisor immediately or in a timely fashion, depending on severity of problem.
    • Selects, counts, and moves trayed product from staging area and loads into trailers the quantities as required per the shipping orders. Utilizes and navigates through a computerized handheld device to verify accuracy of product on the orders. Verifies count by variety and records as required.
    • Visually checks product for correct volume, color, topping, split, bag, price, coding, tray count, stickers and any obvious damage. Reports any discrepancies to supervision.
    • Properly loads products in staging area onto the trailers.
    • Writes in product when placed in trailers, signs verification sheet and records information on necessary shipping documents.
    • Removes damaged trays and dollies from use and places in designated area for repair or disposal.
    • Secures and bar loads in a safe manner.
    • Unloads and stores purchased products in a designated area.
    • Trains/retrains as required by company training guidelines (i.e. annual GMPT).
    • Keeps equipment and area of assigned work neat and clean at all times. Assists other employees when possible.
    • During periods of unworked time or downtime, performs work as assigned by supervision.
    • Notifies supervision of any equipment problems or safety hazards.
    • Does not change job procedures without authorization from supervision.
    • Performs all other related assignments and training of other employees as required by supervision.The above job description is not intended to be all inclusive but is to serve as a guideline for each job, and subject to change to meet the needs of Gold Medal Bakery or its customers.Preparation and TrainingWork requires a high school level of knowledge in order to read, write and speak English and to perform simple arithmetic calculations Work ExperienceNo experience necessary. Analytical Ability and Ability to Utilize a Computerized SystemMust have ability to use a computerized system via both a desktop and handheld device. Must be able to sign in and navigate through the system in order to input data, and retrieve data needed. Little analytical ability required. Any analysis done involves simple comparisons between what proper product looks like and variety of bags, codes, stickers, etc. Independent Judgment And Consequence Of ErrorsRoutine work performed under close supervision or in accordance with specific and detailed instructions. Minor consequence of errors causing some inconvenience and confusion but little cost in time, money or good will. Contact With OthersNo contact with people outside the company and frequent contact with fellow employees in immediate work area. Work Of OthersNo responsibility for the work of others. Mental and Physical Requirements
      • Must be capable of exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects such as trays and dollies.
      • Mental and visual ability to identify various products, codes, and labels, and to read sales orders and shipping documents is required. Must be able to do basic math calculations to count, add, subtract, multiply and divide. Performs repetitive tasks following simple instructions.
      • Must be capable of moving up and down building stairways in plant to reach job assignments and perform tasks required in the shipping process. Tasks require stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing. Capable to reach seven (7) feet to handle racks and trays of bakery products.
      • Must be capable of understanding complex instructions (verbally and in writing) and reading notices and work schedules.
      • Worker subject to hazards such as proximity to moving parts, electrical current, and moving objects carrying considerable weight and force. Other details
        • Pay Type Hourly
        • Hiring Rate $25.58
        • Travel Required No Apply Now
          • 21 Penn St, Fall River, MA 02724, USA

Keywords: Gold Medal Bakery, Fall River , SHIPPING - SHIPPER/LOAD HAULER, Professions , Fall River, Massachusetts

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