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Warehouse Trainer

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!

Location:

2330 Roosevelt Ave - San Antonio, Texas 78210

Job Description:

Job Description

As a Trainer you will be operating in both of these positions as needed.

Selectors are required to work in all of our departments: dry, frozen, and refrigerated – Selectors qualify for additional premium for selecting in frozen/refrigerated department.

What you’ll Do:

Selectors - Select products from the warehouse racks. Operating an electric pallet jack - assemble, palletize and shrink wrap products/pallets for customer orders. This includes, fresh, frozen and dry goods.

For your safety, you must be able to frequently lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. without assistance, and 75lbs or more occasionally. This includes bending, twisting, and kneeling to reach product

Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Forklift Operators - Coordinate product movement to designated slot location in a timely, accurate and efficient manner per Company standards and without damage to product or equipment.

Move or otherwise handle cases, boxes, bags, and/or pallets of dry groceries, frozen foods, dairy products, produce, poultry, fish, beef, pork and/or tobacco products and related products as identified on order forms, in the quantities specified.

Shipping Forklift Operator: Responsible to perform letdowns in the correct sequence using radio frequency (RF) computer on forklift.

Receiving Forklift Operator: Responsible for product put-away in appropriate locations based on Warehouse Management System (WMS) selection using radio frequency (RF) computer on forklift.

Ensure products are placed and stacked correctly between selection and reserve location, and product is available for letdowns in the pick rotation or available for selection and shipment accordingly.

Work with warehouse supervisor and review Warehouse Management System (WMS) to determine and troubleshoot product location issues and inaccuracies.

Operate power industrial equipment such as a forklift, long-tongued electric pallet jack, high-extender high-lift and other moving equipment (i.e., walkers).

Lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently and products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally, while ensuring and maintaining a safe work environment.

Maintain a clean and safe work environment by properly disposing of pallet boards, wood chips, and other trash, etc. and ensuring any spills are cleaned up quickly and according to safety guidelines.

Conduct inspections of powered industrial equipment as required, using a safety checklist, to ensure such equipment is in good working order.

Report damage products and quality issues and notify supervisor of out-of-stock or low volume product(s).

Participate in product selection, put-away and rotation of products and perform other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Excellent verbal communication.

Ability to effectively teach and train others to perform warehouse functions

Preferred experience teaching and training on job specific functions

One-year prior warehouse/distribution experience.

Must be certified, or willing to obtain and maintain certification, on all required powered industrial equipment such as forklift, electric pallet jack, long-tongued electric pallet jack and high-extender high lift.

Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation in the conditions specified for 8 - 10-hour shifts. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, day and evening hours, and overtime as assigned.

Must understand and be able to communicate in English, including but not limited to, reading and interpreting order forms and selection labels. Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills are required.

Must be able to follow verbal (oral) and written instructions.

Must be able to use computerized forklift (read screen/display), understand warehouse location diagram and use radio frequency (RF) unit to designate product locations.

Ability to use computer barcode scanning equipment.

Must be able to use computer to access the Warehouse Management System (WMS) program and troubleshoot product location.

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced warehouse operation.

Able to safely operate warehouse equipment such as forklift, pallet jacks and other material handling/industrial equipment.

Must follow safe working practices in accordance with Company safety policies and practices.

Ability to work in multi-temperature areas as assigned (e.g., freezer, coolers, dry conditions).

Must report for work regularly and on time, as scheduled.

Must be able to take direction from supervisor(s) and works well with others.

Must work well under pressure, and is able to organize and prioritize work assignments, and meet established deadlines.

Must perform assigned tasks accurately and completely.

Must be flexible and able to handle changes in work requirements productively.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must frequently sit, walk and stand, use hands to handle, grasp, and twist objects, tools, or controls, and use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls. Must frequently walk, talk, crouch, kneel, bend, stoop, twist, and reach with the hands and arms. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds with assistance as needed. While performing the duties of this position, employees are subject to a warehouse environment and may frequently be exposed to changes in temperature and humidity based on assignment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Employees must be able to work weekends, holidays, days and night hours, and overtime as necessary and as assigned, and must be able to work in the condition specified for 8-10 hours shift as assigned. Travel requirements vary by assignment.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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