The Loader position is responsible for placing finished goods into the warehouse, proper rotation of inventory, accurately and efficiently picking customer orders and loading finished goods onto truck.


  • Load trucks in a timely manner; check load count and commodity against order sheet and aging report; discuss load configuration with driver.
  • Read and follow special instructions on the pick ticket.
  • Load transport vehicles, making sure loads are evenly and securely placed.
  • Verify quantity of produce shipped matches what the pick ticket has.
  • Complete forklift pre-inspection forms.
  • Ensure that boxes and pallets are in good condition, stacked correctly and stable, apply corner boards and shrink-wrap when required.
  • Remove pallet stickers for shipping office personal when required; correctly mark left over pallets (pallet tag info)when building partial pallets.
  • Help maintain cold room rotation; keep facility clean and organized.
  • Fill out daily equipment check list; receive product from transfer loads; other duties as assigned.
  • Ensure inbound and out bound shipments are accurate and free of damage; report quality variance.
  • Must follow product rotation first in first out unless otherwise instructed.
  • Inspect all trailers before loading for any issues (i.e. Damage torn chute damage walls foul smell dirty trailer unstable floor).
  • Verify order and truck name with line truck driver before loading.
  • Understand the various loading configuration’s, and pattern of product/commodities.
  • Must understand weight distribution on long haul trailers so truck is not over gross.
  • Document on loading manifest the exact quantities of all commodities loaded into trailer as well as number of pallets and plastic bag used.
  • Follow safe operating procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • One year minimum experience in agriculture cooling, receiving and shipping is required.
  • One to two years minimum of forklift experience is preferred.
  • Able to use radio frequency hand held devices.
  • Basic math and reading skills are required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and comprehend verbal instructions; requires sufficient sight and hearing to perform all job functions.
  • Good interpersonal skills and customer service mentality with the ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, peers, supervisors, vendors and customers.
  • Learn use of scan guns and know how to read pallet tags.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours in a cold environment.
  • Must be willing to work different shifts and occasional holidays and Sundays as needed.



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