1st Shift Warehouse Worker-Yardhorse Operator

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Wausau, WI, US, 54401

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Yardhorse Operator move loaded and unloaded trailers from the yard trailer parking area to the dock and returns to the trailer parking area using the yardhorse in a safe manner.

Job Responsibilities

• Seal trailers upon exiting of dock door.
• Inspect yardhorse equipment and all trailers daily and reports unsafe conditions to manager.
• Maintain a safe yard area when parking trailers in respect to distance and staging requirements.
• Assist in the communication with outside carrier’s drivers, including breaking of seals.
• Oversee the pre-loaded trailers in regard to unit operation.
• Keep daily trailer inventory records (yard check).
• Ensure that reefer units are filled with fuel when required.
• Productive use of down time.
• Ability to complete warehouse functions/tasks.
• Perform daily perimeter checks for security; plant doors, suspicious vehicles/activities, report to manager.
• All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
• All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the Manager/Lead.

Required Education and Experience

• High School diploma or GED.
• Basic product knowledge of raw/finished goods materials.  
• Understanding of shipping and receiving processes and related equipment.  
• Ability to make minor decisions based on standard practices.  

Preferred Education and Experience

• Possession of CDL is helpful.
• Prior yardhorse or tractor trailer experience.
• Lift truck experience.
• Experience in the use of a bar code driven (RF) operation.

Working Conditions

• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.
• Hair nets, ear plugs/muffs, hardhats, and/or safety glasses may be required.
• Product weight: up to 100 lbs
• Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 50-60 degrees F.
• Use of motor skills to safely drive tow motors or other motorized vehicles in tight quarters.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Nearest Major Market: Wausau