Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service, and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Receiving of materials into building at shipping/receiving dock; entering information in NesTMS database to assure accurate trace recall and proper inventory/accounting records.
Moving materials received into proper storage locations; maintaining accurate inventory records of stored items; moving materials from storage into usage areas to support PD work as needed.
Fill and order ingredients as needed to support PD.
Conducting routine inventory to maintain agreed upon levels of ingredients and materials in PD storage areas and for determining restocking requirements; including monitoring of shelf life and FIFO practices.
Adhering to high sanitation, GMP, safety standards. Responsible for keeping lower level storage areas well organized and clean, and assisting with first floor storage areas as needed.
Must receive certification in the use of motorized pallet jack and motorized stand-up reach lift truck.
Must have and maintain safe driving record and valid driver’s license to operate company owned vehicles. Receive DOT certification for vehicle operation. Will be making deliveries and pick-ups between Nestle facilities and other locations as needed.
Assist when needed in any facility or equipment sanitation, set-up or inspection.
Must maintain accurate, thorough records.
Orders ingredients, supplies, stocking, inventories samples and assembles customer shipments. Required to complete training for safe handling of dry ice as SOP requires.
Shipping products/materials using the UPS system and or AIT process.
Be proficient in the use of building cooler/freezer and fire alarm systems.
Participation in departmental activities such as meetings, committees, administrative obligations (phone, e-mail).
Maintaining technical/culinary skills and personal improvement through appropriate activities.
Working in extreme temperatures and typical commercial/industrial environments. Physically demanding work.
Continually demonstrating proficient communications and ability to work in a team environment under short timelines.
Work schedule may vary depending on business needs.
Other projects and duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
Advanced training/education a plus in food science, mechanical/electrical or equivalent preferred.
Must be comfortable working in food manufacturing and culinary environments.
Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.
Must be able to vary work schedule as needed to accomplish business needs.
Minimum of 3 years of food-industry experience preferred.
The individual must have good creative, problem solving and organizational skills, as well as good communications skills.
Experience with a variety of mechanical, electrical and/or food processing systems is desirable.
Individual must be able to work independently while able to support the overall objectives of a team.
Candidate must be able to thrive in a fast paced, multi- project/task environment and be comfortable working with people of varying disciplines and levels: upper management, sales, product development, marketing, R&D, manufacturing, and plant personnel.
Computer proficiency in electronic communication.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and NesTMS preferred.
Proficient in time management.
Good math and problemsolving skills.
Able to work in a team environment.
The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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