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Loader in Portland at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 9/7/2022

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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!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.

The Loader is an entry level position within our distribution department at our bakeries/sales centers.  They are responsible for the front line distribution operations that perform various duties including moving stacks of product, using pick to light programs or voice activated equipment, filling orders to a route, loading and unloading trucks, etc.

Pay rate: $19.15/hr. 

 Key Job Responsibilities:

•Take appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the food safety and food quality system

•Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring

•Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits

•Load trucks and routes with proper amount of each variety

•Have knowledge of where products are located on shipping dock

•Have knowledge of how much of each variety is in each tray

•Keep empty trays available for wrapping personnel

•Unload product and/ or empty trays from incoming transports

•Keep the work area clean

•Perform any other job-related duties assigned to them by their supervisor or lead person

•Regular dependable attendance is an essential function of this position

•Requires lifting, bending, twisting, stooping, excessive walking and constant standing

•Other duties as assigned

Key Behavioral Competencies:

•Ability to recognize and encourage the behaviors that contribute to teamwork

•Ability to communicate and work effectively with all associates in a team environment

•Must be detail oriented

•Ability to work on their own

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

Education and Work History:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (Preferred)

Must be 21 years of age or older

Must be able to obtain and retain a DOT medical card

Ideal candidate will possess:

•0-1 years of shipping or warehouse experience preferred

•Ability to use a hand truck, two wheel dolly, or other equipment to move product

•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and must also adapt to frequent changes that occur on the production line

•Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stack and/or carry trays, push/pull stacks of product, etc.

•Must be able to work around various food machinery equipment

•Basic math skills

•Ability to stand and/or stoop for the full shift (typically 8 hours)

•Ability to work in a loud, hot work environment

•Willing to work irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off)

•Ability to work holidays and weekends

•Must be at least 18 years of age

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.