Department:Warehouse Loaders 11
Location:QB Hardeeville, SC

Job Description


Job Title: Warehouse Loader

Industry Code:  Wholesale Trade 424000 Non-Durable Goods

Job Code:  [3 digit company code]53-7051(11)

Reports To:  Warehouse Manager

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Department:  Warehouse Distribution

Summary:  Warehouse activities for organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned for a Warehouse Loader.


A Warehouse Loader builds bulk delivery pallets for customers and loads them onto bulk delivery vehicles in proper order.


Daily shipping/receiving which includes unloading trucks, verifying correctness of shipments against bills and lading or other records, check for shortages, rejects damaged goods, shipping and dunnage, and routes merchandise to proper department or loading area.  Takes the initiative to verify accuracy and deliver shipments received to the proper department upon receipt.


Operates gas, propane or electric powered forklift trucks.  Collects and delivers variety of goods, materials and products in warehouse or loading docks.


Assist with general, routine maintenance of warehouse as assigned (replacing light bulbs, empting the garbage cans, and keeping shipping area clean and orderly, etc.)


Inspects products and equipment for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and plant standards.  Performs cleaning of equipment in work areas.  Inspects premises for unsanitary practices and conditions.


Repack damaged product according to company standards.


Participates in safety program and follows all company policies and procedures.


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.



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.


Language Ability:

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.


Math Ability:

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.




Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Certificates and Licenses:

Forklift Operator and Class A/B CDL Preferred.


Work Environment:

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 outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Demands:

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.


The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally 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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


Background Requirements:  Employee must pass background check, motor vehicle driver check, drug screen, and agility test.


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