Warehouse Operator I

Date: 21 May 2024

Location: US

Company: Glanbia

Warehouse Multi-Function Tech.



Job Summary

The Warehouse Assistant I is responsible for understanding and effectively demonstrating the ability to execute the proper storage of materials, material movement and housekeeping. In addition to the base responsibilities of a Warehouse Assistant I, the employee is required to specialize in one of the two specialty roles: 1) Production Support. 2) Shipping and Receiving.  Must complete all applicable SOP and QA trainings.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)


  • Warehouse Manufacturing Technician requirements completed                                                                            
  • Warehouse Picker requirements completed                                                                
  • Warehouse Shipping and Receiving requirements completed                                                                                                                                                                 
  • Base responsibilities:
  • Remove trash, recyclables, deficient materials and broken pallets out of the warehouse.
  • Perform housekeeping as per the Master Sanitation Schedule.
  • Address radio or email request in a timely manner.
  • Invert and or warp items.
  • Communicate with various departments via phone or e-mail.
  • Adhere to all safety rules, policies and standard operating procedure.
  • Operate all heavy equipment.
  • Adhere to all heavy equipment operating procedures.
  • Load and offload trailers.
  • Perform daily or weekly inventory counts
  • Perform daily inspection and watering services to heavy equipment batteries.
  • Perform put-away using a handheld device.
  • Secure third and four lever tier pallets by re-wrapping or transferring to lower tier.
  • Safely, store, and handle hazardous materials according to OSHA guidelines and procedures.
  • Perform the local daily driving duties and back up the non local driver.
  • Complete weekly Behavioral Based Sheet(BBS)
  • Inspect and flush the emergency shower and eye station weekly


Shipping and Receiving Specialist

  • 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.
  • Accurately pull/prepare material for shipping from pick list 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.
  • Complete daily Shipping and Receiving Inspection form.
  • Prepare daily order packets for picking.
  • Print appropriate GHS labels per material number.
  • Accurately collect and attach shipping document to pertaining outbound orders.
  • Process daily UPS & FedEx packages in a timely manner.
  • Send notification and deliver offline packages to designated area.
  • Prepare and package hazardous material according to D.O.T standards.
  • Receipt inbound freight in SAP and stage lots for sampling.
  • Maintain the inbound Opportunity for Improvement (OFI) record. 


Production Support Specialist

  • Review production schedule.
  • Prepare and deliver items for inspection as requested.
  • Pick and accurately prepare items for blending according to the production schedule.
  • Accurately affix and verify the SU against the pallet.
  • Invert and wrap items coming out of production for put-away.
  • Accurately perform the put-away function for blends and incoming raw ingredients.
  • Good receipt blends as needed.
  • Perform accuracy verification.
  • Fulfill all Production request with a high level service and quality.
  • Assist with other warehouse duties
  • Schedule compactor and recycle bin swaps.
  • Perform weekly packaging and gowning counts.
  • Regular Attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Following and living Glanbia values: Showing Respect, Winning Together, Finding a Better Way, Performance Matters, and Customers Champion.

Performance Indicators






Follow company safety procedures

Ensuring the proper Personal Protective Equipment is worn in all required areas

Achieve a 97% inventory accuracy rate.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • High School diploma or GED is preferred

Experience Required:

  • Warehouse experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Clear communication skills – written and verbal.
  • 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
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to include overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Clean DMV record with a valid driver license.
  • 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.

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Computer literate
  • Basic Numeracy skills
  • Excel, Microsoft, & word

Typical Physical Activity

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.

Why Glanbia:

We offer room for growth and promotion within the company.


  • Medical (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401K
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

                At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.