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Distribution Center Receiver- $19/HR, FT/ 2nd Shift/ Weekends/ Cold Environment

Company: Whole Foods
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Receiver is responsible for performing all functions of inbound receiving by using computerized warehouse management system (EXE) to receive refrigerated and dry grocery product. Matching bills of lading to purchase orders and editing quantities is the primary function. The Receiver will inspect arriving product to make sure it meets Whole Foods Market quality standards and record specific arrival information such as temperature. Restacking product as necessary so pallets will fit properly in warehouse rack as well as operation of powered industrial trucks


Use computerized warehouse management system via radio frequency scanner and handheld device

Operate dock plates, dock locks, and warehouse loading bay doors

Operating an electric/motorized ride on standing pallet jack (either single or double) or forklift

Assist in cleaning the warehouse, maintaining a safe working environment.

Comply with all applicable health and safety codes

Communicate and maintain employee safety and security standards

Arrive to work on time, wear appropriate PPE, work all scheduled shifts, complete required training and attend required meetings.

Ability to read and speak basic English

Ability to use basic math quickly (add, subtract, multiply Ti/Hi of a pallet)

Must be 18 years year of age

Perform other duties as assigned by Associate Team Leader, Team Leader, and Facility Leadership.

Must wear approved shoes while on the warehouse floor, steel or composite toe.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Previous receiver experience in Food/Grocery distribution is preferred

Experience working with an electric/motorized ride on standing pallet jack (either single or double) or forklift

Required to work with drivers

Computer experience desired

Desired Work Experiences

Warehouse experience preferred

Must at least be 18 years of age

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations

Regularly lift cases up to 50 lbs, occasionally lift cases up to 70 lbs (with team lift suggested for weights more than 70 lbs)

Work in a cold/wet storage facility environment (ranging from -10 (freezer) to 46 degrees Fahrenheit). General warehouse temps 34-46 degrees, Freezer 0-10 degrees.

Regularly getting on and off powered equipment, stepping on and off throughout shift. --- Ability to: bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching. Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling --- Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks

Availability Requirements:

Average shifts are 10 hours long

Ability to work a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Team Members receive their schedule up to 3 weeks in advance.

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

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