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Receiving Warehouse Associate  


Position Summary:


The Receiving Warehouse Associate will be responsible for the unloading and receipt of all incoming goods. This position is responsible for maintaining efficient product storage, maintaining accurate inventory levels by implementing the First In First Out (FIFO) method, and delivering all components to the Production areas in a safe, accurate, and efficient manner. This position reports directly to the Scheduling & Inventory Manager.

Position Requirements

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Unloads all inbound material from trucks
  • Checks in all inbound loads and verifies accuracy of all inbound loads
  • Puts away all inbound materials by approved procedures and methods to ensure FIFO and safety guidelines are followed
  • Transfers all packaging materials to corresponding departments with 100% accuracy
  • Responsible for keeping warehouse clean per the Master Sanitation Schedule
  • Conducts cycle counts
  • Reviews product and notifies Quality Assurance Department of quality issues
  • Works with Team Leads to ensure production area has all materials needed to operate
  • Puts finished goods into assigned bins
  • Safely operates all material handling equipment
  • Completes all other duties as assigned

Candidate Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a High School degree or GED equivalent is required
  • A minimum of 2 years prior warehouse experience is preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years prior experience operating Stand-Up Forklifts and Electric Pallet Jacks is preferred
  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and understanding English
  • Proficient in math functions (add, subtract, multiply and divide proficiently at a minimum of a fourth-grade elementary level.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP software, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and handheld scanners, or willingness to learn, is required
  • Demonstrated time management skills and initiative is required


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee:

  • Must have the ability to make coordinated movement of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble large and small objects.
  • Must be able to stand for entire shifts with periodic, bending, reaching, stooping and lifting up to 40 pounds repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Must be able to safely walk and work around industrial machinery and knives.
  • Must be able to wear a hairnet, latex gloves, hearing protection, as well as any other PPE.
  • Must be able to see at least 25 feet distance with or without corrective glasses or contacts.
  • Must be able to work in -10°F to +40°F temperature throughout the day.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s) Kathleen Price  
Req Number WAR-22-00002  
About the Organization Volpi is really into good food. That's why it is the only Midwestern specialty foods company that makes all its own dry-cured meats, handcrafts its family's authentic recipes, and uses nature not shortcuts to deliver the best tasting products.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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