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Warehouse Associate

Company name
SYSCO Corporation

Hampshire, IL, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Logistics

Posted on
Feb 17, 2020

Valid Through
Jun 01, 2020

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US1292 Buckhead Meat Midwest Inc.-Illinois Division

Sales Territory:


Zip Code:


Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

1 Year

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

JOB SUMMARYThe selector accurately select products from inventory, apply labels, and assembles, packs, and transports to staging areas for shipment in a warehouse environment under general supervision. Required to select from any warehouse area and to maintain the appropriate productivity standards. Required to work in a freezer/cooler/dry warehouse environment with extreme cold and/or warm temperatures. Performs all duties safely, accurately, and meets set productivity goals.RESPONSIBILITIES

Follow WMS (warehouse management system) and/or SWMS (Sysco warehouse management system) directed selection pick path, select product, correctly label, and stage product on the pallet.

Stack product on a pallet with heavier items on the bottom layer and lighter items on top to prevent damage to a product to maintain a secure pallet.

Follow preferred work methods to ensure tasks are completed safely, and accurately.

Deliver stacked pallet to the assigned area on a loading dock to ensure that products are accurately staged and can be systematically loaded.

Secure pallets according to preferred work methods with shrink wrap for delivery.

Record any necessary/required item information into WMS and/or SWMS.

Report any shortages to supervisor.

Work effectively with immediate supervisor to minimize warehouse shrink (product loss and damage).

Responsible for the neatness and cleanliness of assigned work area and travel aisles, and the accuracy of warehouse locations.

Report any safety issues immediately to the supervisor.

Observe and enforce all safety rules to eliminate accidents and injuries.

Operate appropriate MHE (material handling equipment), such as forklifts and pallet jacks, in a safe and orderly manner to eliminate accidents and injuries.

Ensure that MHE is maintained (perform daily inspection) and clean; report repair or service needs to supervisor to minimize equipment damage and downtime.

Use warehouse computers and RF equipment safely and professionally.

Understand and comply with all applicable company policies (i.e. attendance, code of business conduct and ethics, associate handbook, etc.

Comply with all applicable State/Federal laws, regulations, and policies (i.e. OSHA, HACCP, etc.).

Supports food safety policies, standard operating procedures, and prerequisite food safety control programs that meet legal and quality requirements and industry best practices as defined in our Food Safety Commitment documentation.

Cross-trains in other warehouse job functions and perform other duties as assigned.



High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


1-year warehouse related experience and/or training.


Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must pass a functional capacity test.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Certification on material handling equipment or the ability to become certified.

Language Skills

Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

Read and write simple correspondence.

Speak effectively in one-on-one and a small group situation and to respond to questions from managers, associates, and peers is also required.

Mathematical Skills

Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical DemandThe working conditions and physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the Human Resources Department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

Usually required to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk and hear.

Routinely required to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or sit.

Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

This is a full-time position.

The incumbent must have the ability to work a varying schedule which might include shift work (days or nights), weekdays or weekends, and some holidays.

Work hours may vary or change based on customer orders, departmental or business requirements.

Job is performed in a warehouse/operations environment.

Frequently exposed to fast-moving material handling equipment or other mechanical equipment, extreme cold or heat in freezer/cooler warehouse environments including the temperature of zero degrees.

Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, contained toxic or caustic chemicals, high voltage electrical equipment, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment usually is loud.

Changes to this job description or any other job description are prohibited.To recommend a revision, please email your request to the Senior VP, RDC Facilities and Senior Director, Human Resources for their review and consideration. Any approved changes to job description will be made by the Executive Assistant to the master copy of a job description.Proprietary InformationThis document contains proprietary information of Sysco Redistribution Center Facilities and may not be reproduced, used, disclosed, or disseminated in whole or in part to anyone without Sysco’s written consent.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are 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.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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