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Sodexo Receiver FT M-F in FORT GEORGE G MEADE, Maryland

Unit Description

The receiver is responsible for the unloading and putting away of stock. This requires working in cold temperatures (freezers and refridgerators).

Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. Must be able to stand, sit, bend, and reach. Prior warehouse and receiving experience preferred.

Position Summary

As directed, the Warehouse Specialist performs a variety of warehousing duties that require an understanding of the establishment's storage plan. Work involves most of the following: verifying materials (or merchandise) against receiving documents, noting and reporting discrepancies and obvious damages, routing materials to prescribed storage locations; storing, stacking, or palletizing materials in accordance with prescribed storage methods, rearranging and taking inventory of stored materials, examining stored materials and reporting deterioration and damage, removing material from storage and preparing it for shipment. This worker may operate hand or power trucks in performing warehousing duties.

Excludes workers whose primary duties involve shipping and receiving work (see Shipping/Receiving Clerk), order filling (see Order Filler), or operating forklifts (see Forklift Operator).

General Responsibilities:

  • Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment.

  • Receives, lifts, moves, stores, issues, counts, sorts, weighs and verifies items on requisitions or invoices.

  • Receives and processes a wider variety of incoming freight, including stationery supplies, chemicals, electronic equipment, and other materials on a daily basis across perimeter buildings and according to priority.

  • Compares incoming and outgoing shipments to bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records to verify information.

  • Determines method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.

  • Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.

  • Fills orders, issues supply from stock and rotates stock to ensure freshness.

  • Resolves delivery problems using a computerized account payable/purchasing system.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all items received and shipped.

  • Assembles and delivers equipment such as glassware carts.

  • Utilizes in-house inventory tracking system.

  • Prepares assets for distribution, including transportation and storage.

  • Returns damaged items or other items to vendors that do not meet Sodexo specifications.

  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of storage areas by sweeping and mopping.

  • Provides security for all stock in the storeroom and/or refrigerator/freezer.

  • Follows all safety requirements of Sodexo, the facility, local, state and federal jurisdictions.

  • May move or transport materials or supplies to other departments using hand or industrial trucks.

  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP/OSHA, and/ or local policies and procedures related to all assigned work.

  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.

  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.

  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.

  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as assigned.

  • May perform and receive applicable compensation per SCA regulations for other job duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.

  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.

  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.

  • Maintains a positive attitude.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.

  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.

  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.

  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.

  • Maintains a professional relationship with all co-workers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.

  • Ability to use a computer.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.

  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.

  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally work is performed in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events.

  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

  • Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Job Locations US-MD-FORT GEORGE G MEADE

System ID 676433

Category Food Service

Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Name Fort Meade

Unit Contact Victoria Garoutte

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