Location:1 Ben E Keith Way, New Brockton, Alabama

FEL_755001 Warehouse - Night

Date Posted:

Pay Type: Hourly
Job Family: Expeditor
Req. No. 5886

For more than a century, Ben E. Keith Company has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, and we strive to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.

Our Food Division is a complete broad line multi-state distributor, and our Beverage Division operates throughout the state of Texas as a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, craft and import beer brands, spirits, and wine.

We are dedicated to the growth and success of our business, our customers, and our employees—continuing our commitment to delivering quality since 1906.

Position Summary and Responsibilities:Expedite the loading and selection process, which includes wrapping and hauling product. May also be required to select at times and collect short cases to fill orders.   Must be able to wrap pallets for an extended period in order to increase productivity. Must be able to operate a pallet jack, forklifts, and cherry picker in an efficient and safe manner. Must be able to recognize the correct dock doors and aisle the stage product to be loaded. Must be able to recognize the correct product is on the correct pallet to ensure service to customer. Responsible for assembling all products on a pallet in a manner which will enable transportation of product to customers while minimizing damage to boxes and product. Responsible for contacting Forklift Operators to replenish shorts on pallet before loading. Locate supervisors to determine appropriate product substitutes when an item is out of stock (or if manufacturing division can supply product in question). Check for product "in transit" at the end of each night. Opens and closes boxes, bales, and other containers. Picks and assembles orders from stock carefully verifying information and quantities. Places products on pallets, transfers to staging area and loads on trucks. Verifies product against picking list to insure accuracy. Sorts and places materials on racks or shelves according to predetermined slot assignment and rotates product to insure "First In-First Out". Operates forklift, pallet jack, or hand trucks to move product from one location to another. Load and stack product on trucks in such a manner that the load is stable and product is secure to prevent damage. Assists in warehouse maintenance and cleaning.
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements: 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. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements: 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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee regularly works inside a cool environment from -10 degrees Fahrenheit to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Ben E. Keith (BEK) Company is one of the largest food and beverage distributors in the United States. We are a family-owned business with a long-standing tradition of supporting the diverse communities in which we live and work. Our competitive employee benefits provide health and financial protection to our employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Profit-Sharing Plan (100% company-paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee Credit Union

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means considering how all our people can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith, we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor