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Advantage Solutions Warehouse Specialist in Dallas, Texas

Summary

Warehouse Specialist

Waypoint is a highly decorated employer of choice in the food service industry, representing leading brands that enjoy top positions in their categories. Our mission is to be a seamless and flexible extension of our clients. Must. Love. Food. Whether its developing recipes, creating menus, building out an ecommerce strategy, all roads lead back to FOOD.

Specializing in creating value for customers in all segments including hospitality, healthcare, education, government, military and of course out of home dining. If you want to work at the intersection of culinary interest and fast paced commerce, join the team that does not follow food trends but rather sets them.

Waypoint is an inclusive work environment where our passion for the business drives us to gainfully connect our clients and customers. Our people are by far our greatest asset and together we live our motto every day – WINNING AS ONE.

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Specialist who will responsible for managing all aspects of the warehouse including handling shipments, unloading trucks, general receiving, frozen food and sample management. This is an on-premise role in the Central Dallas, Texas area.

What you will do:

  • Receive and verify accuracy of shipments

  • Evaluate quality of products received and note/report damage and discrepancies

  • Unload trucks and route products to appropriate storage place

  • Maintain and monitor warehouse inventory levels to ensure adequate supply

  • Inventory existing warehouse products and note/report damage or deterioration

  • Collaborate with Sales Operations, distributors and other personnel on product shipments and inventory needs

  • Prepare and pack samples according to work or sample order using proper food safety and preparation techniques

  • Submit sample orders based on client guidelines into client, distributor and internal systems for processing, as needed

  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities as assigned

What you bring to the table:

  • 0-2 years of related warehouse experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; working knowledge of SharePoint

  • Ability to effectively communicate over the phone and through email

  • Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to build effective working relationships

  • Creative problem solving and project management skills

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical ability

  • Unquestionable work ethics, personal integrity and honesty

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

We look forward to working with you! Please apply and have a great day!

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Warehouse Specialist is responsible for managing all aspects of the warehouse including handling shipments, unloading trucks, general receiving, frozen food and sample management.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Duty

  • Receive and verify accuracy of shipments

  • Evaluate quality of products received and note/report damage and discrepancies

  • Unload trucks and route products to appropriate storage place

  • Maintain and monitor warehouse inventory levels to ensure adequate supply

  • Inventory existing warehouse products and note/report damage or deterioration

  • Collaborate with Sales Operations, distributors and other personnel on product shipments and inventory needs

  • Prepare and pack samples according to work or sample order using proper food safety and preparation techniques

  • Submit sample orders based on client guidelines into client, distributor and internal systems for processing, as needed

  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements (Choose from the drop down menu)

  • Travel is not an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is an essential duty or function of this job.

  • Travel up to 25%

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required) High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

(Preferred) Associate's Degree Or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Business Administration

0-2 Years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; working knowledge of SharePoint

  • Ability to effectively communicate over the phone and through email

  • Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to build effective working relationships

  • Creative problem solving and project management skills

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical ability

  • Unquestionable work ethics, personal integrity and honesty

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.

Office / Non-Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.

Field / Reps Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

Field / Administrative Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas

Primary Posting Location : City Dallas

Primary Posting Location : State/Province TX

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-398215

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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