Selector/ Order Picker- $18.58/hr **Union Position**
Company: DPI Specialty Foods
Posted on: November 16, 2021
Summary: The Selector picks products in a warehouse environment
in order to assemble customer orders. Completed orders are placed
on pallets or in totes and "staged" for Loaders to wrap and load
onto the trucks. Selectors operate power jacks and forklifts to
pick product from three different climate areas (dry or ambient,
cold, freezer) following work orders that are provided on paper or
via a voice pick option (where available). The products selected
may include full pick (cases), master pack (partial case) or unit
picks (individual products). The Selectors must be able to maintain
an expected work pace and meet minimum productivity guidelines. The
employee may be exposed to freezer temperatures for up to 60
minutes at a time (-20F). Selectors must locate and reach to pick
75-325 cases/products per hour depending on the region and product
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate powered industrial trucks (power jack and forklift) to
maneuver through the warehouse to locate products for picking.
Select and load products from warehouse storage onto pallets or
trays following a work or pick order to prepare product loads for
shipping to customer locations.
Inspect product for quality assurance, including integrity of
packaging and visible signs of damage.
Apply knowledge of truck weight distribution and capabilities to
plan, organize and efficiently stage product for loading.
Handle manual wrap wand to wrap pallets.
Receive work assignments from central control (via print out or
voice pick where available)
Perform daily and pre-trip safety checks on all equipment.
Apply knowledge of product location to efficiently gather all
products for route or load.
Utilize pick hooks, 5th wheel hooks, and box cutters to retrieve
products or maneuver trays.
Identify pick type according to the work order to plan.
Communicate with fellow employees for safe transport of goods
throughout the warehouse.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Change power jack battery.
Maintain clean work environment, which may include picking up trash
or cleaning spills.
Other duties may be assigned to fulfill DPI's objectives.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The employee must be proficient in
English and basic math skills. A high school diploma or equivalent
is required. Freight packing experience is preferred. Experience as
a certified powered industrial truck (PIT) operator is preferred.
Employee must be able to be certified for PIT operation by DPI.
Work Environment:The work environment is indoors. The employee may
be exposed to variable temperatures from the three different
product climates (dry, cold, freezer). The floors may be
Moderate noise levels occur in the warehouse with powered
industrial truck horns operating for safety.
Work Hours: The work schedule is 5 days a week, 8 hours a day.
Start times vary. Work hours and shifts are subject to change
depending on operating business conditions and needs. The employee
may be required to work overtime, holidays or weekends.
Physical and Mental Demands: Medium to heavy, with occasional
exertion of20 to 50 pounds of force, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of
force frequently. On an infrequent basis the employee lifts up to
70 pounds of bulk product. This may not occur on a daily basis.
This job also requires constant standing and walking. The employee
must know and follow proper safety protocols; know and follow DPI
grooming, hygiene and dress code standards; know and apply
principles of truck weight distribution, product loads and spatial
relations to effectively and safely stage products for loading;
perform basic mathematic functions to calculate load staging.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
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