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Loader/Order Checker - Days

Arlington Heights, Illinois

Job Description

Company: European Imports
Location: US-IL-Arlington Heights
Zip Code: 60005
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0


Basic Function & Responsibility:


Under general supervision, verify correct items have been selected and staged accurately for outbound loads and load selected and staged product into single or multi-compartment trucks in proper sequence to ensure drivers can deliver and unload product in a safe and efficient manner.


Hours for the position are:  Monday-Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM


Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:                   


  • Inspect trucks for cleanliness and ensure that trucks are pre-cooled.
  • Read computer generated worksheet that describes details about the load that is being worked. (i.e. number of cases, space requirements, special instructions, etc.)
  • Prior to product shipment, check contents on selected pallets.  Compare quantity, quality, labeling, and destination with customer’s order to ensure shipments are complete and correct.
  • Maintain pallet stability by properly stacking and shrink wrapping outbound shipments.
  • Report all shortages, damages, and miss-shipments on appropriate forms and forward them to the Warehouse Manager.
  • Load pallets of product in the proper sequence, stack off and/or reconfigure cases on pallets to fit into truck to maximize driver efficiency.
  • Communicate equipment, facility, sanitation or load issues to supervisor.
  • Track number of pallets loaded onto trucks.
  • Follow load map to load truck ensuring the weight of the product is distributed properly and load straps of bars are in place.
  • Ensure that runners or out of stocks are added to the appropriate pallets prior to loading onto the outbound truck.
  • Adhere to all applicable GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), personal hygiene, and SQF (Safe Quality Food) policies and procedures as described in the European Imports – Sysco Food Safety Training Manual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Working Conditions:


General working conditions – environment with temperatures, of 0, 35, 65 degrees and ambient temperatures. 


Supervision Received:


General supervision is received from Day or Night Assistant Warehouse Manager.


Supervision Exercised:




Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school education or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is required.
  • 1 – 2 years general warehouse or production experience is required.
  • Ability to handle up to 100 lbs.; 50 lbs. regularly is required.
  • Must be trained and certified to operate a single pallet jack, double pallet jack and sit down fork lift.


For questions regarding the status of your application, please contact Lee Gersch at 847-979-7650 

or by email at


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 81276