Loader (2nd Shift)


Job ID: 103882BR

Type: Other

Primary Location: Houston, Texas

Date Posted: 07/10/2024

Job Details:

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.

Job Description

We Deliver the Goods:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect
Position Purpose:

Warehouse associates are the foundation to our company's success. They work actively, safely, and independently to maintain the efficient flow of products through our distribution process, while ensuring quality standards. As a Loader, Non-Formula, you will be transporting items into trailers using equipment such as pallet jacks and forklifts or by hand.

The Loader, Non-Formula prepares pallets of out-going freight for shipping and transports pallets while observing all safety regulations and ensuring all quality standards are met while maintaining the efficient flow of product through the production process. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
  • Transports items to be shipped into the trailer with a forklift, pallet jack or by hand in the correct stop sequence, according to a predetermined loading plan.
  • Moves out going products from staging area to the loading dock with forklift.
  • Wraps pallets with cellophane, secure load/pallets and make sure shipping labels are in place as needed.
  • Locates the proper slot on the trailer for the order, set it in place and secure the load when complete.
  • Removes empty pallets, cardboard packing, and strapping to the proper area or receptacles.
  • Inspects empty pallets for damage, stack and move pallets with pallet jack or forklift to the proper storage area.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties and keep warehouse area, loading dock and trailers clear and clean as required.
  • Follows all preferred work methods, safety policies and procedures per company guidelines.
  • Ensure work area is safe and report any unsafe conditions and/or acts immediately.
  • Reviews work schedule, perform safety check on equipment, obtain supplies required to perform the work and prepare for operations.
  • Puts on all required Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Gear.
  • Inspects empty trailers at the loading dock to insure they are clean and clear before loading and take appropriate action as needed.
  • Meets required productivity and accuracy standards per location and company guidelines.
  • Removes batteries requiring recharging, replace with charged batteries and complete vehicle inspection checklist.
  • Assists Order Selectors and perform other similar duties as requested or assigned by supervisor.
  • Secures all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent.

6+ months of warehouse and/or distribution work experience.

Must be able to work the scheduled / assigned times and required overtime for the position.

Able to stand, walk, reach, and lift repeatedly throughout shift Able to lift, stack, and/or pull products off shelves, as well as replenish product, from various heights weighing between 10-35 pounds and generally up to between approximately 60 and 90 pounds, depending on the location, throughout shift.

Able to work in multi-temperature environments, i.e., cooler, freezer and dry.

Preferred Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent.

1+ years of warehouse and/or distribution work experience using a motorized pallet jack.

Foodservice distribution or related industry experience.

Motorized pallet jack and/or forklift certified.

EEO Statement

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.