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Dairy Farmers of America Warehouse Worker 1st Shift in St. Albans, Vermont

Position : Warehouse Worker 1st Shift

Location : St. Albans, Vermont

Requisition ID: : 17117

General Purpose

Under supervision of the Production Supervisor, load trucks, maintain inventory locations, clean warehouse room, and perform any other activities as directed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate a forklift, including a standing forklift, to load and unload trucks and move inventory from one location to another

  • Will work closely with pack room operator to keep the pack room flowing.

  • Perform routine machine adjustments

  • Accurately maintain inventory records and paperwork

  • Assist with monthly inventory counts, year-end inventory counts, and cycle counts as required

  • Accurately maintain shipping paperwork

  • Assist with powder sampling in accordance with U.S.D.A. guidelines

  • Maintain safe work habits, wear personal protective equipment, obey safety rules, and overall contribute to a safe work environment

  • Attend required training, including but not limited to, GMP's, HAACP, SQF, Safety, etc.

  • Follow all DFA GMP's and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality and sanitation requirements

  • Firmly adhere to the values and ethics of DFA. Exhibit honesty, discretion, and sound judgment

  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • This is a FIRST shift position.

  • Must be flexible and able to work any day of the week; holiday's and weekend's are a must.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Certification and/or License -- forklift certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Able to work in a team oriented environment and contribute to the overall success of the warehouse team

  • Able to perform accurate basic math computations and inventory counts

  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing (including legible writing)

  • Able to perform routine machine adjustments

  • Able to show willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; able to present options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures

  • Able to take on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done

  • Able and willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with others

  • Able to adapt to changing situations and perform all tasks when and where assigned

  • Able and willing to perform tasks and duties without constant supervision

  • Able to maintain a positive "can do" outlook, rebound quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintain composure and a friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations

  • Must be able to read and write English


DFA offers an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, fully funded pension and more.