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Distribution Lead Person in Salt Lake City, UT at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 6/18/2022

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Lead, Distribution, performs the duties as a Shipper associate with the added responsibilities of leading other Distribution associates with Shipping duties.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adequate trailers are available to unload in receiving and load for outbound loads
  • Open and close trailers; apply and remove glad hand locks and trailer securement equipment for safe loading and unloading
  • Ensure any outbound adjustments to the load plan are communicated to NFI Transportation
  • Communicate with the spotter to manage trailer movement in and out of the dock doors
  • Work with supervisors on identifying best practices and potential improvements
  • Assist with ad hoc information requests, projects, and operational needs
  • Responsible for the operation in lieu of supervisor
  • Unload trailer and verify load prior to distributing product. 
  • Accurately distribute product to pre-determined routes. 
  • Report overages and shortages to Head Shipper. 
  • Be aware of and follow all safety procedures as set forth by the company.
  • Manually select a wide variety of products
  • Work in a fast pace environment with a high focus on safety and customer service. 
  • Close interaction and work within a team environment. 
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Job Requirements


  •  Education: High School Education or equivalent preferred.
  •  Experience: 1-3 Years of relevant shipping experience preferred.
  •  A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.
  •  Strong reading, math and people skills.
  •  Must be well organized and computer literate.
  •  Be able to lift 20 lbs over head
  •  Must be able to work Nights, Weekends & Holidays.

Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

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

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.


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