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Employer Name: KeHE
Location: Romeoville, IL
Job Code: 1406

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Palletizer and Warehouse Selector – 2nd Shift – KeHE (Romeoville, IL.)

Join KeHE’s fast growing team as they gear up for a busy season of product delivery!  KeHE is now hiring full time for Palletizer & Warehouse Selector – 2nd Shift in Romeoville, IL.

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Good people, working with good people, for our common good.  KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!

 Warehouse Selector 

The Order Fulfillment Specialist/Associate is responsible for accurate and efficient selection of product in our warehouse. The Order Fulfillment Specialist/Associate is also responsible for the proper preparation of shipments to our customers from the warehouse.

Essential Functions

  • Pick up proper selecting documents prior to order selection process.
  • Select and separate warehouse product by account and stop number as designated by the computer-generated label.
  • Match product description with label description.
  • Build pallet within the warehouse according to customer guidelines.
  • Maintain production standards, while minimizing errors.
  • Transport, via stand-up electric pallet jack, the completed orders to appropriate staging area in the warehouse.
  • Return completed selecting documents to proper collection site per specifications of the Shipping Department in the warehouse.
  • Other warehouse duties and special projects as requested.
  • Must maintain good attendance.
  • Maintain safe work practices in the warehouse.
  • Maintain safeguards of confidential warehouse company information.

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of previous experience in a distribution center or warehouse atmosphere preferred.
  • Previous experience operating powered warehouse industrial equipment (i.e., forklift, pallet jacks, stock pickers, etc.) preferred.
  • Must have the ability to communicate well with internal customers and management.
  • Must have the ability to follow safe warehouse working practices, as instructed
  • Must have the ability to efficiently work independent of direct supervision within the warehouse.

Palletizer

The Warehouse Palletizer focuses on the quality unloading of all totes, full cases, and coolers. It also ensures that they are properly palletized by route and stop number. The Palletizer makes certain that pallets are orderly and properly built prior to being loaded. 

Essential Functions

  • Efficiently sort totes and distribute to pick modules according to category.
  • Assist No-Read lane.
  • Double up cases in palletizing lanes.
  • Assist pallet pullers.
  • Condense cases and remove empty pallets.
  • Cleanup work area including palletizing lanes during shift and at the end of shift.
  • Communicate with management regarding mechanical issues with the lanes
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:

  • Prior warehouse experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate well with internal and external customers and management.
  • Ability to follow safe working practices, as instructed.
  • Ability to efficiently work independently of direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated regular and reliable attendance record.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a fast pace environment with daily deadlines and goals.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to effectively complete a variety of repetitive and high urgency activities at the same time with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with others in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation, proactively addressing problems and avoiding crisis whenever possible.

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in English both orally and in writing    

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential warehouse functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to carry, lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. The associate is required to sit. The associate is frequently required to stand, walk, and climb in the warehouse. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a warehouse environment where temperatures can vary from very cool to very warm. The associate is also exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise levels in the warehouse work environment are typically low to moderate.

 

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential warehouse functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to carry, lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. The associate is required to sit. The associate is frequently required to stand, walk, and climb in the warehouse. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a warehouse environment where temperatures can vary from very cool to very warm. The associate is also exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise levels in the warehouse work environment are typically low to moderate.

Job Type: 

FT, Direct Placement

Compensation:  

$17.50 per hour

(non-union, with benefits, and overtime opportunity)

***With bonus, employees can make close to $20/hr. starting

Shifts: 

2nd Shift, Sun - Thurs from 12 pm- 8pm

Locations: 

Romeoville, IL.





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