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Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Corona, CA, US, 92878

Company: Glanbia

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.

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Job Description Revised: April 2019

Reports To:                         Warehouse Lead

Department:                       Warehouse

Location:                              Corona, CA

Pay Status:                          Non-Exempt

Position Backed Up By:   Warehouse Lead

Job Summary

Operate yard tractor to move trailers and offer warehouse support as required

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)

  • Follow and enforce all safety measures and precautions and maintain an excellent safety record. This includes wearing required PPEs and keeping all required safety equipment in good condition.
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, GMPs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and the Aseptic Code of Safe Practices. Report all unsafe activities or accidents to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
  • Closely follow written and oral instructions from supervisors and management.
  • Complete pre-shift inspection of yard and all docks, updating yard trailer log.
  • Update yard trailer log with all trailer movements
  • Keep yard clear of all recyclables and waste buy loading in appropriate trailers
  • Communicate with Supply Chain office the need for recyclables and waste containers to be emptied
  • Complete and document trailer inspections for all incoming trailers to be used for finished goods
  • Monitor all refrigerated equipment to assure functioning properly
  • Monitor fuel levels of refrigerated equipment, refuel as needed
  • Warehouse support including loading/offloading, covering dock, preparing kits, kit verification/transfer, clean ing and any warehouse project assigned
  • Responsible for safely and efficiently moving equipment, avoiding injury and damage
  • Off premises pick-up and deliveries as required
  • Repeatedly move and lift various objects exceeding 50lbs.
  • Communicate with dock clerk and warehouse, acting as a liaison between all buildings
  • Be able to verify the accuracy of materials and procedures used in the manufacturing of finished goods.
  • Know and maintain Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) that comply with company standards.
  • Take an active role in contributing to continuous operational improvement.
  • Work in a team-based environment and communicate effectively and respectfully with peers, supervisors and management.
  • Possess motivation and ability to work independently on assignments and complete assigned tasks in a satisfactory manner.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Possess current Class A Driver License preferred
  • Possess current OSHA Forklift Certification

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in food manufacturing environment or equivalent type of manufacturing
  • Minimum of 1 year of forklift experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skills.
  • Possess motivation to succeed in a fast-paced production environment and the willingness to be a fully engaged employee in the company.
  • Ability to adapt to change in a positive and productive manner.
  • Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form as well as allergen products.

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in writing, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to solve practical problems and offer solutions.

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • 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 50 pounds.
  • 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.


This Job Description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job and may change as business needs change. As team work and working with others is absolutely critical to our success as an individual and a business, it is inferred in each and every role.

Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles