Warehouse Operator

Logistics/Supply Chain/Distribution/Transportation Bakersfield, California


Description

Are you looking to catapult your career by driving high-impact transformation with household brands?  Do you crave an entrepreneurial, fast paced, and engaging growth assignment working with incredible people from across the globe?

At Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, we are excited to start a new chapter of accelerated growth as part of Froneri – a global pure-play ice cream leader. Come help us transform DGIC into the #1 ice cream brand! With nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S, a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love such as Häagen-Dazs, Drumstick, Dreyer’s & Edy’s, and the backing and coaching of European-based ice cream experts, we know we have the winning recipe.


Headquartered in Oakland, the Bay Area’s hub for up and coming food trends, our teams across our offices and factories are raising the bar on all things ice cream. We are investing in significant capital expansions to grow our Operations and Supply Chain and are transforming how we work at every level to become agile, accelerate growth and elevate our quality. 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 for our consumers, when and where they want it. Unleash your potential at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and discover what a sweet career we have in store for you.

 

The Dry Warehouse Operator is responsible for the effective and consistent handling of all assigned warehouse activities. A good understanding of the machinery & processes will help ensure you achieve the desired results in terms of Quality, Safety, Hygiene and Waste, as well as attention to detail and always operating within the required parameters of your assignment.

 

Role and Activity

  • Receive, store, and deliver all materials to the Production Lines in a safe and timely manner
  • Make cost effective decisions in a timely manner. This includes quality, safety, speed, and waste
  • 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
  • Have the computer skills and aptitude to operate various warehouse management systems (SAP and RF) spreadsheets, word-processing documents, etc.
  • Properly fill out all paperwork needed for operations
  • Ensure that all packaging and raw materials are properly rotated on a First Expired First Out (FEFO) basis
  • Verify Lot Control and FEFO is used for all floor deliveries and returns
  • Ensure that all materials received from vendors are properly received by Lot Number and quantity, and that all product received meets quality standards. Notify coach 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.)
  • 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 room areas, all staging areas and pallet transfer areas) forklifts, power walkies, wet scrubber, conveyors, dock and floors
  • 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
  • Review both Thaw and Temper schedules to make sure ingredients are ready for use
  • Collect, sort, and organize pallets from Dry Warehouse placing damaged pallets in pallet recycling trailer
  • 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
  • Manage TNT/ Spoils/ SMI database and Dump Logs
  • Request UT and RT batches for refreeze and re-temper materials
  • Count and investigate any issues with CYCLECOUNT, MIXSTAGE, BACKFLUSH, TAPE, GLUE AND WRAP bins
  • Check and maintain LL01 health check
  • Check LX03 for expiring TNT and materials and manage as necessary. Report any and all damage immediately
  • Act with a sense of urgency to accomplish goals and tasks
  • Know and understand department metrics of quality, reliability, and safety
  • You are responsible for your performance, efficiencies, waste, quality, safety, results
  • Lead Pre-Shift meetings as necessary and conduct shift hand offs
  • Follow, monitor and understand all GMP/HACCP/QMS and product safety regulations
  • Keep waste to a minimum
  • Communicate with team and supervisor. Keep them informed of any issues.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned
  • Train others as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum 1-year warehouse experience. Manufacturing experience preferred, but not required