Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets


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Warehouse Driver/Loader OK Grocery - Crafton, PA

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/10/2018

About Us

Our business is the wholesaling, warehousing and distribution of dry groceries, produce, dairy, frozen food, meat, poultry, health and beauty care, and general merchandise to retail supermarkets located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. Our Team Members, an integral part of the supply chain, operate state-of-the-art equipment and are safety conscious and customer-focused. If you have a genuine commitment to safety and respect for others, then our Warehouse and Transportation team might be the right fit for you!

Position Summary

Loaders are responsible for the accurate, damage-free loading of product into trailers in an efficient and safe manner to fill the Giant Eagle store's orders, meet delivery schedules, and promote customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate electric pallet jack, equipment and radio frequency (RF) unit in a safe and courteaous manner.
  • Perform a safety check on equipment before starting an assignment.
  • Verify that the dock door and the trailer are safe and secured prior to entering the trailer.
  • Empty, clean and sweep trailers before loading.
  • Sort, load and unload palletized product and equipment following proper procedures in order to meet customer requirements, to support the safe, damage-free delivery of product, and to efficiently utilize space and proper weight distribution.
  • Verfiy that each pallet is for the correct store before placing it on the trailer.
  • Communicate with supervison regarding safety, equipment, poorly-stacked pallets, wrong store numbers, damaged goods, and any problems or issues that may arise.
  • Bring competed load paperwork to the office to be processed for dispatch.
  • Unload non-palletized freight and backhauls.
  • Meet and maintain established productivity standards.
  • Have flexibility in scheduling and availability to work the times, shifts, days, and overtime as necessary to meet the Company's production needs.
  • Adhere to all Company policies, procedures, saftey and sanitation rules, including the safe operation of equipement and helping to maintain a clean, safe working environment.
  • Appropriately follow food safety procedures.
  • Regularly push, pull, lift, and carry up to 90 lbs in compliance with all Safety rules.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as needed and assigned.
  • Ability to read & speak English
  • Ability to read & follow directions and have effective listening & communication skills
  • Ability to work in compliance with all Company policies, procedures & safety rules

Education and Training Required

  • No High School diploma required

Experience Required

  • 0 to 6 months

Experience Desired

  • Electric pallet jack experience a plus
  • Power Industrial Truck (PIT) certification optional

Age Requirement

  • At least 18 years of age


Any Shift

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others

Work Environment

  • Aware of surroundings in a high traffic warehouse environment
  • Mandatory overtime
  • Warehouse environment with exposure to hot and cold temperatures

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 100 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 100 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Handheld Scanner
  • Intercom System
  • Radio Frequency Unit
  • Single Pallet Jack
  • Appropriate warehouse computerized systems

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