Warehouse Operator

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Carlsbad, CA, CA, US, 92010

Company: Glanbia

Warehouse Shipping & Receiving Tech I

Supervisor’s Title:             Warehouse Manager

Department:                        Warehouse

Location:                             Carlsbad, CA

Exempt Status:                   Non-Exempt

Essential Job Functions

  • Safely and professionally operate both a stand-up, reach, and sit-down forklift.
  • Complete the pre-shift safety inspection on all heavy equipment
  • Perform various tasks using a Radio Frequency (RF) handheld scanner
  • Professionally respond to both email and two-way radio requests in a timely manner
  • Effectively communicate with various departments
  • Locate various ingredients and supplies using the company’s inventory management system (SAP)                               
  • Operate dock levelers and dock lock systems                                                                                                               
  • Receiving Bill of Lading (BOL) - verify pallet/box count, item, and quantity and identify and record damage to ingredients or supplies                                                                                                           
  • Perform truck/trailer inspection per SOP requirements
  • Efficiently and safely load and offload trailers/trucks                                                                                                                
  • Unload pallet(s)/boxes to dock                                                                                                        
  • Break down load to check dates and lots match Certificate of Analysis (CoA)                                                                     
  • Collect generated  pallet tags to affix to pallet(s)/boxes                                                                                             
  • Perform ‘put-away’ on SAP for storage of  ingredients                                                                                                              
  • Remove boxes for sampling  and store PRP sample containers with green stickers                                                              
  • Review Shipping pick sheet and verify box count and lot                                                                                                          
  • Check expiration date by lot against CoA after goods receipt                                                                                                   
  • Remove trash, recyclables, deficient materials and broken pallets out of the warehouse.
  • Maintain assigned area(s) well-kept and document cleaning activities as per the Master Sanitation Schedule
  • Operate the Inverter machine to Invert and wrap pallets of product         
  • Perform inventory counts through SAP
  • Service the forklift’s battery by adding water on a biweekly frequency or as requested
  • Secure upper level pallets by re-wrapping or transferring to a floor level bin.
  • Participate and complete required safety inspections or audits as assigned.
  • Inspect and flush the emergency shower and eye station as scheduled
  • Receive and store all incoming materials in the proper warehouse storage areas.
  • Accurately barcode all incoming raw materials.
  • Segregate incoming raw material per material and batch.
  • Physically load/unload boxes and drums of material (25 kg) onto/from transportation vehicles.
  • Review pick list against pulled material for accuracy and shrink-wrap for safe transport, including cleaning drum lids; attaching shipping labels and checking all lot numbers to make sure proper material and lot numbers are shipped to customer.
  • Consolidate export blend shipments to meet export shipping requirements
  • Identify and label inbound freight that consist of allergens, non-GMO, Enzymes and dangerous goods
  • Print appropriate Global Harmonized System (GHS) labels per material number as needed for dangerous goods
  • Accurately collect and attach shipping document to pertaining outbound orders.  
  • Process packages using the FedEx and UPS portal  
  • Receipt inbound freight in SAP as needed
  • Pick and pack: Pull materials and place the small containers into larger boxes as needed.
  • Support with training of new associates.
  • Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health  Act which are applicable to his/her own actions and conduct.
  • Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates
  • Adhere to all safety rules, policies and standard operating procedure.
  • Exercise safe practices, report near misses, adherer to all safety rules, and promote safety.
  • Regular Attendance is a requirement of this function
  • Following and living Glanbia values: Showing Respect, Winning Together, Finding a Better Way, Performance Matters, and Customers Champion.


Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Work flexible hours to include overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Promote and enforce to achieve zero recordable injuries in the warehouse.
  • Achieve the yearly assigned objective for accuracy.
  • Pick BPRs for blending as needed
  • Operate Baler to condense boxes as requested
  • Operate a scissor lift and ride-on floor scrubber




  • High School Diploma or GED Preferred
  • Shipping and Receiving experience a plus
  • Clear communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Standup Reach and Sit Down forklift experience highly preferred.
  • Must be detail orientated and able to read lot numbers.
  • Ability to follow direction and work with S.O.P.’s.
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of personnel with the utmost professionalism.
  • Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form.
  • Ability to work with allergen products.
  • Must be able to work in team environment and possess team-based problem solving skills.
  • Must be results focused and oriented toward accomplishment of team goals
  • Ability to stay positive and calm in difficult and/or trying circumstances.
  • Ability to work in fast paced deadline orientated environment
  • Experience and ability to be certified to operate a forklift and a motorized pallet jack.
  • Ability to handle multiple, rapidly changing and conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while remaining productive at all times.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Strong SAP and MRP systems knowledge
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • DOT shipper  Hazmat Certification
  • Bracing and blocking using wood 



Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee and the work environment characteristics are 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.

  • Regularly involves lifting 25kgs consistently.
  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 25kgs.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.



Compensation for roles at Glanbia varies depending on a wide range of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. Glanbia provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in CA. This rate may not be applicable to other locations. The staring hourly rate for CA based employees for this role is $19.95.

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