Warehouse Job Associate Iowa

Full Time

Website Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

Position Summary

The Warehouse Associate utilizes systematic approaches to loading/unload shipments, ensuring shipments are correct, material handling, maintaining an accurate physical inventory, and assisting with maintaining an organized and safe warehouse.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to

Responsible for shipping/receiving, material handling and movement, storage, and tracking of raw and finished products and other components into & through the warehouse and freezer
Verifies incoming/outgoing quantities and description of materials
Receive in any/all trucks, load and unload material within warehouse and freezer

Scan product in and out to proper location
Report any defects, damage, or discrepancies. Identify damaged, lost, or missing materials and notifies Lead/Supervisor immediately
Ensure First In/First Out practices maintained
Operate forklift, scanners, pallet jack, ladders, scissor lift, and other warehouse equipment

Check product in from Sysco and cold storage and input into AX/inventory system appropriately

Accurately load completed meals to cold storage/Ankeny as requested while correctly completing Bill of Lading

Pull and slack frozen product to be used on packaging line
Deliver labels, P2’s, pallets, etc. as needed to Plate & Pack, CCRTE, or other production areas as needed

Monitor truck temps per our SOPs
Maintain clean, organized, and safe work area
Help maintain proper warehouse security

Required Skills & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous forklift and scanning experience
  • Candidate will obtain Mom’s Meals forklift certification upon hire
  • Ability to work quickly and safely
  • Initiative and ability to work with little supervision
  • General understanding of inventory management
  • Good reading comprehension, basic math & reasoning skills, and basic data entry ability
  • Good time management and prioritization skills
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and following Good
  • Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)/food safety rules
  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with our Core Values of Teamwork,
  • Relentlessly Dependable, Appreciation & Respect, Innovation & Constant Improvement, and Nourishing Our Customers
  • May learn/use some aspects of AX computer inventory system

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • 2 years of warehouse, shipping/receiving, or material handling experience
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing and/or food distribution industry

Physical Requirements
Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms
Frequently is required to stand, communicate, and listen
Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Company Overview

Mom’s Meals, a PurFoods Company is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom’s Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom’s Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

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