Warehouse Manufacturing Support I

Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: US

Company: Glanbia

Warehouse Manufacturing Support Tech


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers on 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.


Job Summary

This position is responsible for understanding and effectively demonstrating the ability to execute the proper storage of materials, material movement and housekeeping.  Must complete all applicable SOP and QA trainings.


Essential 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
  • Locate various ingredients and supplies using the company’s inventory management system (SAP)                    
  • Prepare items for blending with the proper signage per SOP requirements                                            
  • Effectively communicate with various departments and colleagues in a timely manner
  • Professionally respond to both email and two-way radio requests in a timely manner                           
  • Verify storage unit (SU) label is accurately affixed to the correct product and lot per SOP requirements
  • Report discrepancies to Assistant Team Lead (ATL) and or management                                              
  • Maintain assigned area(s) well-kept and document cleaning activities as per the Master Sanitation Schedule            
  • Responsible for following the ‘Preparing Raw Material Goods for Blending’ procedure       
  • Liable for adhering to the ‘Proper Storage of Warehouse Materials’ procedure  
  • Adhere to all standard operating procedures
  • Operate and adhere to all heavy equipment operating procedures.
  • Operate the Inverter machine to Invert and wrap pallets of product                        
  • Remove trash, recyclables, deficient materials and broken pallets out of the warehouse.
  • Operate Baler to condense boxes
  • Schedule compactor and recycle bin swaps.
  • Operate a scissor lift and ride-on floor scrubber
  • Perform inventory counts manually
  • Service the forklift’s battery by adding water on a biweekly frequency or as requested.
  • Secure upper level tier 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.
  • Review production schedule and organize Batch Production Record (BPR) picking to adhere to blending schedule.
  • Pick and accurately prepare items for blending according to the production schedule and deliver items for inspection when required
  • Fulfill all Production request with a high-level service and quality.
  • 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
  • Exercise safe practices, report near misses, adherer to all safety rules, and promote safety
  • Regular Attendance is an essential function of this position.


Compensation: $19.95/hour


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.
  • Assist with loading and offloading trailers                                                                                              
  • Safely, store, and handle hazardous materials according to OSHA guidelines and procedures.
  • Pick sales orders when assigned for shipping
  • Perform SAP function to ‘Good receipt’ blends as requested.





  • High School Diploma or GED Preferred
  • Warehouse experience a plus
  • Clear communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Must be detail orientated and able to read lot numbers.
  • Standup Reach and Sit-down Forklift experience required.
  • 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
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to include overtime and weekends when needed.
  • 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
  • Computer literate
  • Basic Numeracy skills
  • Excel, Microsoft, & Word



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 25kg to waist height, occasionally reaching overhead.
  • 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 25kg.
  • 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.