Responsibilities:

  • Gathers information about possible training objectives through discussions with warehouse management and Human Resources
  • Conducts training sessions covering specific topics and areas (such as on-the-job training, process changes, warehouse management systems, safety, shipping, receiving, etc.)
  • Administers and documents testing to measure progress and evaluate effectiveness of training
  • Performing all inventory functions to ensure accuracy, efficiency, compliance, profitability, proper material handling, and minimal damage
  • Using Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) data to ensure efficient and proper inventory control
  • Researching and identifying quality control issues to minimize recurrence and ensure regulatory compliance Identifying opportunities for improvement of all inventory functions and programs
  • Fill in as needed in warehouse if not actively training another team member or preparing training material
  • Assist team members in reaching required productivity level
  • Check condition of pallets and exchange where necessary
  • Promptly report damage and all inventory discrepancies to supervisor
  • Maintain cleanliness and repair of dock, and facility areas
  • Ensure pallets are wrapped and stacked for safe transport to storage
  • Safely operate appropriate Material Handling Equipment after training
  • Maintain all food safety, housekeeping and other applicable standards

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Education - High school diploma or GED. College coursework, continuing technical education or comparable business experience preferred
  • 2 to 3 years of Warehouse experience preferred
  • Experience as a Selector preferred
  • Experience operating all current Material Handling Equipment preferred
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems preferred
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate material handling equipment (MHE)
  • Ability to train team members using outlines, handouts, graphs, charts, lecture, hands-on, electronic media, and slides in one-on-one and group settings
  • Ability to demonstrate any and all procedures being taught
  • Knowledgeable about warehouse safety
  • Ability to remain calm and focused while prioritizing requests from multiple sources
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Ability to read and understand label data
  • Ability to read small print on packaging and paperwork, with or without corrective lenses
  • Ability to handle and physically be near products which may contain food allergens (such as fish, shellfish, peanuts, etc.)
  • Ability to utilize good hand-eye coordination and depth perception to operate forklift, reach truck and HiLo safely and accurately
  • Ability to do basic math to ensure proper counts and verify pallet ID numbers
  • Ability to accommodate flexible schedules to meet the needs of the customer to include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to utilize equipment for the job safely and accurately after training (such as computers, handheld trackers, copiers, scanners, printers, radio headsets, forklift, reach truck, etc.)

Join the Burris Team

We offer benefits to meet a wide range of needs. From medical, dental, and vision plans, to 401k with a company match and flexible spending accounts, and legal aid, we’ve got you and your family covered.

Since 1925 Burris has been growing its business and its family of team members. From driver to warehouse, dispatcher to administration, the Burris team is known for integrity, reliability, and a dedication to customers. Join our team and experience a reputation to be proud of.

Burris Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.