Warehouse II Flex

Manufacturing/Operations Tulare, California


Description

We’re starting a new chapter in our journey as Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, now part of Froneri. Having nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S with a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love, and the backing of a global pure-play ice cream organization, we’re poised to accelerate growth.

Headquartered in the Bay area, a hub for up and coming food trends, we focus on both the future and the present. In both our offices and our factories, we are determined to overcome obstacles, learn from failure, and raise our game. With a renewed focus on frozen treats, our tight-knit team of ambitious innovators are fully immersed in the business and encouraged to flex and make decisions quickly. We are committed to pursuing every great idea and delivering the best ice cream experience to our consumers, when are where they want it.

Unleash your potential at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and discover what a sweet career has in store for you! 

Job Description

 

Role and Activity

·         Ensure shipping area is clean, always organized and operating under factory standards.

·         Complete assigned Master Sanitation Schedule.

·         Must perform work safely by leading by example, never walking past an unsafe condition and hold others accountable to working safe to ensure we achieve our goal of ZERO Incidents.

·         Is expected to learn Dock Scheduler role for backup plan.

·         Must become certified on a forklift in first 30 days.

·         Ensure pallets are available for auto palletizing system. Sort pallets to ensure adequately good quality pallets are placed into palletizing system.

·         Assist with hand palletizing on occasions when the auto palletizing system is down.

·         Check condition of trailers/containers and record temperatures.

·         Inspect each pallet of product for damage, missing product, ice/snow, proper wrap and pallet condition.

·         Visually check each pallet for item code, pallet number, and case quantity.

·         Determine based on product on order the best pattern to load the truck within CA state regulations.

·         Complete shipment confirmation and generate bill of lading packet.

·         Ensure effective hand over with the next shift, all watch outs and issues reported.

·         Ensure health and safety requirements are fully met and a positive safety culture is maintained throughout the department.

·         Ensure you walk the talk always using the safety, quality and productivity mindset, attend to the issues as and when they happen

·         Promote the Froneri culture of employees being owners rather than just employees

·         Following the principle of “will I do this to my home?”

Measurable Outcomes

·         Ensure orders are completed according to the schedule to guarantee the product arrives at the right time in the right condition.

·         Effective interaction with the team (palletizing, shipping, operation, maintenance, etc.)

·         Quality and improvement initiatives being implemented

·         Reduction in accidents and incidents on a YOY basis

·         Ensuring area is kept clean and well organized.

·         Master Sanitation Schedule completion.

·         Always be part of solution to address shipping operation issues.

Levels of responsibility

·         Reduce production downtime due to shipping issues

·         Safety and quality adherence

·         Your tools and equipment

·         Excellent communication with other team members and management

·         Impeccable hygiene standards always

Behaviors

·         Performance – Open to change and will always look for better, simpler and more effective ways of operating.

·         Zero compromise on Quality and excellence. – Hygiene, Process, Labor resource and Waste.

·         Continually striving to increase knowledge of the processes and products - Understand all tasks, processes and activities as an expert in your area.

·         Teamwork – Commitment and enthusiasm to working together to achieve better outcomes

·         Accountability – Personal commitment, full participant who uses personal impact to build the business.

·         Accuracy - Attention to details.

·         Urgency - Always ready to respond.

Skills and Experience

·         IMREX and SAP experience is preferred

·         Forklift driving experience/certification is preferred

·         Microsoft Office skills required (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point)

·         Ability to work autonomously/self-starter

·         Ability to consistently achieve desired results, manage multiple tasks, set priorities, act decisively and set personal high standards

 

Role and Activity

·       Maintain good housekeeping in all Dry Warehouse storage, receiving, and tempering areas (includes ambient and frozen receiving docks, ambient, 40 degree and -20 warehouse locations, flammable rooms, tempering and hot box areas, all staging areas and pallet transfer areas) forklifts, work carts, stretch wrap machines, conveyors, dock and floors.

·       Receive, store and delivery all materials to the Production lines in a safe and efficient manner, operating under factory standards.

·       Have the computer skills and aptitude to operate various warehouse management systems (SAP and RF) spreadsheets, word-processing documents, etc. Be able to receive the material systematically.

·       Understand the process of Materials Warehousing. Know how to perform all job duties including receiving, storage, product transfers, shipping, picking, production schedules, returns, lot tracking, tempering/ thawing, cycle counting, SAP and RF system operation. Is expected to learn Line Runner, Receiver, TNT/Set up roles.

·       Be flexible for shift change to support short staff or training plan.

·       Accurately complete the Supplier Management Improvement (SMI) form.

·       Properly fill out all paperwork needed for warehouse operation, including receiving log.

·       Ensure that all packaging and raw materials are properly rotated on a First Expired First Out (FEFO) basis.

·       Ensure that all materials received from vendors are properly received following all safety/quality warehouse operation procedures. Notify Quality and Receiving Coordinator of any truck delivery that is not up to standard (i.e. truck not clean, truck not at correct temperature, loads tipped or spilled, etc.)

·       Complete assigned Master Sanitation Schedule, Cycle Count, Allergen Audit and Temperature check.

·       Keep rack locations safe and usable, restacking or up righting any tipped pallets in racking.   Always maintain safety requirements such as wearing fall protection harness.

·       Collect, sort and organize pallets from Warehouse placing damaged pallets in pallet recycling area.

·       Safely transfer pallets from wood to plastic using the Pallet Transfer System and/or forklifts.

·       Be certified on safe operation of all Material Handling Equipment.

·       Act with a sense of urgency to accomplish goals and tasks.

·       You are responsible for your performance, efficiencies, waste, quality, safety, results.

·       Ensure effective hand over with the next shift, all watch outs and issues reported.

·       Know and understand department metrics of quality, reliability and safety.

·       Follow, monitor and understand all GMP/HACCP/QA32.

·       Keep waste to a minimum.

·       Perform start-up safety inspection on forklifts.

·       Report any and all damage immediately.

·       Swipe in and out on time. Be at your work area as scheduled and on time to pre and post shift meetings.

·       Stay focused at all times! Make timely decisions. Find root cause and solution to problems.

·       Communicate with team and supervisor/manager. Keep them informed of any issues.

·       Perform Allergen and Non Genetically Modified (NGM) segregation.

·       Promote the Froneri culture of employees being owners rather than just employees.

·       Train others as assigned.

·       Perform other job duties as assigned.

Measurable Outcomes

·       Hygiene, Quality and safety audits improving week over week

·       Effective interaction with the production, quality and scheduling team

·       Quality and improvement initiatives being implemented

·       Reduction in accidents and incidents on a YOY basis

·       Ensuring all trucks are received in a timely manner reducing demurrage

·       Clean organized warehouse at all times

·       Always be part of solution to address warehouse operation issues.

·       Daily, weekly, monthly production targets are fully met

 

Levels of responsibility

·       Service level to production

·       Inventory Control

·       Health & Safety

·       Impeccable hygiene standards always

·       All material handling equipment

Behaviors

·       Performance – Open to change and will always look for better, simpler and more effective ways of operating.

·       Zero compromise on Quality and excellence. – Hygiene, Process, Labor resource and Waste. Continuing to strive to increase knowledge of processes and products. Understand all tasks, be an expert in your area.

·       Teamwork – Commitment and enthusiasm to working together to achieve better outcomes

·       Accountability – Personal commitment, full participant who uses personal impact to build the business.

·       Accuracy - Attention to details.

·       Urgency - Always ready to respond.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Possess verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions and correspondences. Ability to learn technical terminology.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude. Ability to troubleshoot equipment failure.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

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. 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 walk, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand; use hands to finger; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste or smell; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is required to work in an environment that may include exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, electricity, and vibrations. PPE and training are provided to eliminate/reduce the risk of harm. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.