Warehouse Specialist – Temporary – Meridian

Warehouse Specialist ($13.00 + DOE) – Temporary Position
(Full-time, 8:30 am – up to 5:00 pm, located in Meridian, Idaho)

The Warehouse Specialist is critical in our vision to create a hunger-free Idaho. The selected candidate will be responsible for safe and efficient daily warehouse operations.

What you will do:

  • Assist in daily operation of warehouse
  • Warehouse picking from elevated locations (more than 10 feet high), receiving, sorting, storage, transfer and distribution assuring proper handling of supporting documentation is in compliance with internal controls. Picking will take place in the freezer, cooler and in the dry warehouse.
  • Receive incoming loads and prepare outgoing loads.
  • Assist in facilitating quarterly inventory, counting, and reconciliation
  • Assist with distribution of product to partner agencies from our distribution dock.
  • Play an active role in warehouse safety.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • What you will need:
  • Must be a defensive driver with a Class D driver’s license, with an excellent driving record.
  • 1 or more years work experience preferred.
  • Must have time management skills and the ability to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Be able work with minimum supervision once trained.
  • Ability to operate standard warehouse equipment. Ability to safely operate all types of warehouse equipment, including, but not limited to, pallet jacks, forklifts, pickers and dock levelers. Will train the right person on all warehouse equipment.
  • Box truck driving experience preferred.
  • Effective communication/training skills while working with diverse groups as part of a team.
  • Ability to positively interact with internal and external customers and volunteers.
  • Good basic math, legible writing skills, and ability to keep accurate records.
  • Knowledge and prior application of safe work practices and an attitude of safety awareness.
  • Ability to work diverse schedule on occasion.

Working Conditions
This work is performed in a warehouse environment with frequent, repetitive lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting over 50 pounds. Functioning in extreme temperatures between -10 to 38°F is required. Frequently bending, lifting, twisting, walking, sitting and reaching at various heights above and below shoulder level within confined spaces. May work outside normal working hours and drive own vehicle for various projects on a daily basis.

Disclaimer
This position description excludes the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

THE IDAHO FOODBANK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER