This job of Floater could encompass up to all three sets of job responsibilities within the distribution center – Selector, Loader, and Forklift Replenisher.
Responsible to select product, within establishment guidelines for shipment to stores, in a safe, accurate and efficient way by performing the following duties. Must ensure that finished pallets are placed in the proper loading area and that records of outed product and daily production are maintained.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Read customer order to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
Convey product from storage area to designated shipping areas.
Sort and place product or items on pallets or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, orproduct code.
Fill requisitions or requests forstock items.
Assemble customer orders from stockand places orders on pallets or shelves ensuring that product is not damaged.
Shrink wrap product on palletaccording to procedure.
Mark products or items withidentifying information.
Use computer to enter records.
Compile information to complete creditmemo regarding items and quantity from customer specifications.
Drive vehicle to transport storeditems from warehouse to plant or to pick up items from several locations forshipment.
Perform additional job functions asrequested by supervisor
Follow company's attendance policy
Follow company's safety policies andprocedures.
Responsible for safe, accurate, and efficientloading of finished pallets of product onto assigned trailers for delivery tothe retail stores.
EssentialDuties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned.
Read load sheet or follow oralinstructions to ascertain materials or pallets to be moved.
Prepare for assignment of doors andloads.
Conduct daily operator checklist -Powered Industrial Equipment Inspection.
Load materials into trailer perpolicies and procedures and install strapping, bracing, or padding to preventshifting or damage to product in transit.
Place load lock in proper location ontrailer and put invoices in trailer before finalizing load.
Ensure that all cube break selectingtags and the trailer numbers are recorded on the door sheet.
Transfer store number and trailer numberof finished loads to the daily load sheet.
Notify dispatch when a store load iscomplete in MDS to have the switcher move trailer from door.
Ensure trailers are properlyrestrained and chocked.
Operate industrial pallet jack toassist in loading or moving materials and products.
Complete product handbills whennecessary.
Clean and straighten assigned loadingdock area before leaving daily.
Perform additional job functions asrequested by supervisor
Follow company’s attendance policy
Follow company’s safety policies andprocedure
Responsible forreplenishing empty or near-empty selecting slots insuring that product isproperly rotated. Drive electric powered industrial truck equipped with liftingdevices such as forklift to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products,equipment, or materials by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties andResponsibilities:
Other duties may beassigned.
Movelevers and press pedals to drive truck and control movement of liftingapparatus.
Positionforks under, over, or around loaded pallets, boxes, products, or materials, andtransports load to designated area.
Unloadand stack product by raising and lowering lifting device.
Loador unload materials onto or of pallets.
ReferenceRFS computer and/or appropriate computer printout to find overhead location ofitem which needs to be replenished.
Removeneeded product from overhead slot and place in appropriate selecting slot usingthe standard methods for replenishment.
Recordappropriate information in RFS computer concerning replenished product.
Returnempty pallets from selecting slots to dock stack 16" high.
Removeplastic wrap, string or tape from selection slots.
Seperatechep, regular, and plastic pallets from slots.
Keepwork area clean and clear of debris.
Place"lost" cases in correct locations as needed.
Followthrough with additional requests by supervisor
Followcompany's attendance policy.
Followcompany's safety policies and procedures.
To perform the job successfully, anindividual should demonstrate the following competencies
Interpersonal - Focuses on solvingconflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotionsunder control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Listens and getsclarification; Responds well to questions.
Team Work - Balances team and individualresponsibilities; Puts success of team above own interests.
Written Communication - Able to read andinterpret written information.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity forcultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keepscommitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policiesand procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supportsorganization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changesin the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequentchange, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently atwork and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Followsinstructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for ownactions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with analternate plan.
Initiative - Asks for and offers help whenneeded.
Planning/Organizing - Uses timeefficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches othersin a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect andconsideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibilityfor own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy andthoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work toensure quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards;Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
Safety and Security - Observes safetyand security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipmentand materials properly.