Dock Receiver

  • 1850 Colonial Pkwy, Norwalk, IA 50211, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since 1949, Capital City Fruit has been delivering exceptional fresh produce with exceptional customer service. The mission of Capital City Fruit is to source, pack, and deliver exceptional fresh produce When you want it, Where you want it, How you want it. We are a 3rd generation family owned and operated business with professional leadership and a plan to build upon our growth of the last 65 years. Capital City Fruit was named among the 2017 Top Workplaces in Iowa by the Des Moines Register! Learn more about us at http://www.capitalcityfruit.com/.

Job Description

The Dock Receiver will focus on quality inspections on in-bound products.  The position will perform all functions of the Dock Assistant including preparing, sorting and packing produce for shipment; loading and unloading product as it enters and departs through the warehouse.   

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Include the following and other duties as assigned):

  • Inspects and logs quality issues, takes appropriate pictures and enters data into the system 

  • Grade produce according to physical condition of the product

  • Sort produce by size and color

  • Applies labels to pallets

  • Assisting QC in the handling of incoming freight

  • Help train new employees in the process of Receiving

  • Weigh cartons on scale to insure proper weight of product

  • Prepare and monitor product inventory

  • Unload bulk produce from semi-trucks

  • Assist in rotating product based on instructions for QC Specialist or Dock Supervisor

  • Assist Dock Assistants in all areas as necessary

  • Operate forklifts and electric and manual hand jacks (following proper training)

  • Assist with warehouse cleaning at the end of shift

  • Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices, Occupational Safety Procedure and all Food Safety guidelines related to the position or being on the Warehouse floor

  • Other duties as assigned by Dock leaders or management

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma and 3 Years Dock Experience
  • 3 Years of Receiving Product and Recording the Necessary Data

Mathematical Skills:

Some independent decision making and problem-solving abilities are required to complete orders, as well as assist staff and customers. Ability to perform basic math calculations.

Physical & Work Environment Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Lift and carry weights ranging from 0 to 25 pounds with frequency

  • Occasional lifting and carrying weights ranging from 26 to 75 pounds

  • Occasional bending, kneeling, crouching and stooping

  • Frequent standing

  • Frequent operation of equipment

  • Occasional sitting, climbing and reaching above shoulder height

  • Frequent repetitive hand movements/grasping

  • Good vision, corrected to normal

  • Good hearing, corrected to normal; or ability to communicate/understand required information and to perform job duties

  • Ability to be mobile throughout required work areas

General warehouse conditions exist. Moderate temperature conditions. Minimal exposure to cooler temperatures (38 degrees Fahrenheit). Minimal exposure to elements or chemicals. Extended hours may be required. Exposure to moving equipment/machinery. The working conditions may include moderate noise levels. 

Pay Range:

$14.50 - $16.00 based on experience

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.