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Purfoods Warehouse Lead in Ankeny, Iowa

The Warehouse Lead is in charge of organizing and maintaining order in the warehouse. Also operates forklift to load/unload trucks docked at facility as needed. The Warehouse Lead also maintains inventory throughout warehouse through controlling flow of product in and around facility and responsible for reporting inventory accurately.

  • 2nd shift: working days/hours of Monday to Friday, 2pm to 10pm

  • Prepares and organizes pallets containing boxes of food product and production supplies for order fulfillment. Ensures packing slips are included and correct prior to having product leave the facility

  • Handles traffic of trucks coming into the warehouse dock area. Ensures bill of lading are accurate

  • Loads/unloads trucks using forklift and hand jack

  • Receives trucks for incoming product. Confirms packing slips to product received. Designates proper storage area for incoming product

  • Responds to both email and verbal communication requests for product transfers from the other locations

  • Scans and tracks all incoming product and location moves into AX inventory program to ensure information showing is accurate. Logs product received into computer system for verification. Transfers packing slips to Purchasing and Accounting for proper handling

  • Coordinates with corporate office to ensure inventory is accurate and discuss replenishment needs

  • Conducts weekly and monthly cycle counts for all products in the facility. Updates / confirms inventory program based on actual cycle count numbers

  • Rotates all food product to ensure FIFO process is being met

  • Other projects / duties as assigned

  • High School Degree or equivalent required

  • Forklift experience/certification

  • Previous warehouse/inventory experience

  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) a plus

  • Excellent communication skills in dealing with a warehouse team

  • Ability to motivate and lead others

  • Ability to work with others and adapt to last minute needs

  • Ability to operate forklift safely and efficiently

  • Physical strength/stamina to move skids on a daily basis

  • Lead warehouse staff including inventory specialist and dock workers

  • Training and interviewing responsibilities for warehouse personnel

  • Disciplinary write ups when the need arises

  • Decisions on organization of warehouse and inventory cycle counts

  • Decisions in prioritizing and scheduling dock activities

  • Decisions regarding the timing for inventory counts

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently 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

  • Able to perform repetitive movements

  • Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)

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.

ID: 2021-2365

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.