Receiving Team Lead

Job Description

Company: FreshPoint Connecticut
Location: US-CT-Hartford
Zip Code: 06114
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

 

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OVERVIEW:

FreshPoint, a Sysco company 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.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Team Leader is responsible for assisting the Receiving Manager in the efficient operation of the Receiving Department, including:  proper manpower utilization, effective use of standard operating procedures, training and motivating associates and for operating in a safe, productive manner.  Inspect and maintain the quality of inbound product on a consistent basis.  Oversee the functions of the dock, and direct personnel in unloading produce and receiving product.  Maintain, clean and organize all areas of the warehouse and surrounding areas. Ability to work a full time schedule with frequent overtime, including weekends required.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with the training of receiving staff and new employees on basic warehouse operations.
  • Encourages compliance of safety and company policies through leading by example.
  • Conducts equipment safety training (lift equipment and moving of trucks)
  • Follows Preferred Work Methods for the warehouse
  • Receives incoming merchandise, matching the shipper manifest, company purchase order, and unloading count sheet, checking for correct count, size and item descriptions.
  • Tags all incoming merchandise with pallet tags “license plates”.
  • Checks the quality of incoming merchandise, pulp temperatures, and for cross-contamination possibilities.
  • Adheres to all safety rules.
  • Follows all SQF principles pertinent to your position as specified by the SQF Practitioner.
  • Checks the accuracy of the products received, comparing the Bill of Lading to the Purchase Order. Research inconsistencies, and communicate to the appropriate people involved.
  • Notifies Buyer(s) of any shortage, damage of product or poor quality product.
  • Performs other tasks, as requested by Manager, Day Warehouse; Manager, Receiving or designee.
  • Assists in weekly inventory count procedures
  • Orders USDA inspections.
  • Tracks inbound and outbound milk crates.
  • Follow all SQF principles pertinent to your position as specified by the SQF Practitioner.
  • Follow Preferred Work Methods for the warehouse
  • Good adherence to attendance and adherence to the work schedule.  Overtime may be required.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to manage and motivate hourly employees.
  • Ability to solve problems independently and effectively articulate and communicate information.
  • Must be able to operate an electric pallet jack and forklift

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree or High school diploma or equivalent and minimum of three (3) years operations/warehouse experience in receiving perishable product, and/or a combination of education, and industry experience.
  • Three (3) years in a receiving/quality control capacity required.  

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking for periods in excess of eight hours
  • Must be able to get on and off all equipment, operate it efficiently and tolerate temperatures down to 34 degrees F for intermittent periods in excess of eight hours. 
  • Able to manually move 50lbs. frequently; up to 80lbs. infrequently.
  • Continuous bending, squatting, lifting, pushing and pulling.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Combination of office and warehouse environment.

 

Company: FreshPoint Connecticut
Location: US-CT-Hartford
Zip Code: 06114
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

 

More information about this job:

 

OVERVIEW:

FreshPoint, a Sysco company 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.

Employment Type: Full Time